USS Leo (AKA-60) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

The USS Leo was an Andromeda-class attack cargo ship laid down on March 17, 1944, and launched on July 29, 1944, with the hull number AKA-60. It was commissioned on August 30, 1944, under Comdr. T. E. Healey’s command and served in the US Navy for 11 years until it was decommissioned on February 11, 1955. It carried a complement of 404 men on board. During this period, the ship operated in Norfolk, Hawaii, Pearl Harbor, Eniwetok, Saipan, Okinawa, the Marianas, and Kwajalein, Manila, Tsingtao, Hai Phong, and Wonsan. It also served for the Pacific Reserve Fleet and the Maritime Administration. It was struck from the Navy List on July 1, 1960. For the services brought to the country during World War II, the USS Leo received 2 battle stars and 5 battle stars for the activity during the Korean War. 

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

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Shipmates on USS Leo (AKA-60)

JOSEPH E. BALCZON

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RAYMOND GEORGE BAILEY

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DARRELL KENDALLSONNY BABER

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GEORGE AYRAULT

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JOHN CARL AUSTGEN

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JACKSON C. ATKINSON JR.

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VINCENT EDWARD ASTYK

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MARTIN CHELBERG ARNTZEN JR.

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GEORGE LEWIS ARMSTRONG JR

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JEROME ANTIOR

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BERNARD D. ANKENEY

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RONALD GORDON ANDRUS

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RICHARD LEO ANDREWS

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HAROLD MURRAY ANDERSON

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BRUCE O. ANDERSON

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THOMAS EDWARD AMTOWER

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JERRY L. ALLSWEDE

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WARD RAYMOND ALLEY

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ROY LEE ALLEN

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EDWARD CARLTON ALLEN JR.

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CARL JOHN ADAMS

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