USS Lowndes (APA-154/LPA-154) 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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Stuff You Should Know

USS Lowndes was a Haskell-class attack transport launched on July 18, 1944. It was commissioned on September 14, the same year under Comdr. Charles H. Perdue’s command, with the hull number APA-154 and it served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on April 17, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 536 people onboard and had the main missions in Pearl Harbor, Saipan, Okinawa or Iwo Jima. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on May 1, 1946 and sold for scrapping in 1983. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Lowndes received 2 battle stars.   

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