USS Louisville (CL/CA-28) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Louisville was a Northampton-class cruiser laid down on July 4, 1928 and launched on September 1, 1930. It was commissioned on January 15, the following year under Capt. Edward John Marquart’s command as CA-28 and served in the US Navy for 15 years until it was decommissioned on June 17, 1946. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 691 people on board and had the main missions in San Francisco, Alaska, Hawaii, Guadalcanal, Sydney, Bahia, Borneo or the Marshalls. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on March 1, 1959 and sold for scrapping to Marlene Blouse Corporation the same year. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Louisville received 13 battle stars.  

High risk of asbestos exposure

  • Engine Rooms
  • Damage Control Room
  • Pump Room
  • Propulsion Room

Medium risk of asbestos exposure

  • Powder and Shot Magazine
  • Turret 1
  • Ward Room

Low risk of asbestos exposure

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Shipmates on USS Louisville (CL/CA-28)

PETER ROBERT ABATIELLO

91 years old

Dead

MAX VERNON ALLSTOT

Died on 01/06/1945

Dead

AUGUSTUS HOWARD ALSTON JR.

35 years old

Dead