USS Luna (AKS-7) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

The USS Luna was an Acubens-class general stores issue ship laid down on April 23, 1943, and launched on September 30, the same year. It was commissioned on January 31, 1944, under Lt. Comdr. James A. F. Knowlton’s command and served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on April 28, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 195 men on board and it had the main missions in Norfolk, the Panama Canal, Majuro Atoll, Kwajalein, Eniwetok, and California. After the decommissioning, the ship was delivered to the Maritime Commission. The date of striking from the Navy List is unknown. For the services brought to the country during World War II, the USS Luna received four honor medals. 

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 Luna (AKS-7)

NORMAN VILAS NEUMANN

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

BERNARD L. MAGUIRE JR.

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

MARION WILBERT DIGGS

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

H. WALLACE COOPER JR.

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

JOSEPH MICHAEL CHAYKOVSKY

unknown age

Dead

JOHN P. ABLAN

unknown age

Uncertain N/A