USS Little Rock (CL-92/CLG-4/CG-4) 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
  • Turret 1Turret 1
  • 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 Little Rock was a Cleveland-class light cruiser laid down on March 6, 1943 and launched on August 27, the following year. It was commissioned on June 17, 1945 under Capt. William E. Miller’s command with the hull number CL-92 and served in the US Navy for 20 years until it was decommissioned on November 22, 1976. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 1,255 people on board and had the main missions in Cuba, Santo Domingo, Norfolk, Malta, Dubrovnik, Alexandria, Suez Canal, South America or Davis Strait. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on November 22, 1976 and made a museum ship in Buffalo, New York. 

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