USS Lenoir (AKA-74) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Lenoir was a Tolland-class attack cargo ship laid down on September 7, 1944 and launched on November 6, the same year. It was commissioned on December 14, 1944 under Lt. Comdr. Marcus L. Whitford’s command and served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on June 13, 1946. It carried a complement of 247 men on board. During the World War II, the ship operated in Norfolk, Eniwetok, Saipan, Hagushi, Okinawa or Guam. After the decommissioning, USS Lenoir returned to Maritime Commission. On October 1, 1947 the ship was sold to Lykes Brothers Steamship where it was renamed SS Margaret Lykes. 

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 Lenoir (AKA-74)

EUGENE LEVI SWISHER

93 years old

Dead

RAYMOND JOSEPH HISER

89 years old

Dead

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