USS Liscome Bay (CVE-56) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Liscome Bay was a Casablanca-class escort carrier laid down on December 9, 1942 and launched on April 19, the following year. It was commissioned on August 7, 1943 with the hull number CVE-56 under Capt. Irving D. Wiltsie’s command and served in the US Navy for a few months before being sunk on November 24, 1943. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 916 men on board had the main missions in San Diego, Pearl Harbor, the Gilberts, Tarawa Atoll or Makin A. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Liscome Bay received 1 battle star. 

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 Liscome Bay (CVE-56)

THOMAS A. ACOSTA

Died on 11/24/1943

Dead

EARL NEWMAN ADAMS JR

Died on 11/24/1943

Dead

EDGAR LEE ADAMS

Died on 11/24/1943

Dead