USS Liguria (AKS-15) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Liguria was an Acubens-class general stores issue ship laid down on September 19, 1944 and launched on November 1, the same year. It was commissioned on July 12, the next year under Lt. Comdr. T. F. Marvin’s command and served in the US Navy for 1 year until it was decommissioned in July 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 195 men on board and it had the main missions in Pearl Harbor, Sasebo, Bayonne, South Korea, Shanghai or Tsingtao. After the decommissioning, USS Liguria was berthed in 1969 at Suisun Bay, California. 

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 Liguria (AKS-15)

CLARK E. NIXON

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

OMAR LAVERNE MARBURGER

88 years old

Dead

HERMAN FREDERICK KLOOCK JR.

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

IRWIN GLEN KENNEDY

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

GEORGE HENRY BENNETT

90 years old

Dead

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