USS Knox (APA-46) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Knox was a Bayfield-class attack transport launched on July 17, 1943. It was commissioned on September 30, the same year with the hull number APA-46 and it served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on March 14, 1946. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 575 people onboard and had the main missions in the Pacific Theater. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on May 1, 1946 and sold to Isthmian Lines the following year where it was renamed Steel Recorder. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Knox received 5 battle stars.     

High risk of asbestos exposure

  • Engine Rooms
  • Damage Control Room
  • Pump Room
  • Propulsion Room

Medium risk of asbestos exposure

  • Powder and Shot Magazine
  • Ward Room

Low risk of asbestos exposure

Shipmates on USS Knox (APA-46)

RONALD ABRAHAMSEN

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

LOCKHART HAMMOND BLANEY

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

JOHN HUSTON BRADY

84 years old

Dead

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