USS Liguria (AKS-15) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

High risk of asbestos exposure

  • Engine Rooms Engine Rooms
  • Damage Control RoomDamage Control Room
  • Pump RoomPump Room
  • Propulsion RoomPropulsion Room

Medium risk of asbestos exposure

  • Powder and Shot MagazinePowder and Shot Magazine
  • Ward RoomWard Room

Low risk of asbestos exposure

  • Junior Officers QuartersJunior Officers Quarters
  • Sick BaySick Bay
  • Mess DeckMess Deck
  • ReeferReefer
  • Pilot HousePilot House
  • Admiral's CabinAdmiral's Cabin
  • GalleyGalley


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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. 

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