USS Maquoketa (AOG-51) 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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USS Maquoketa was a Patapsco-class gasoline tanker laid down on January 14, 1944 and launched on August 12, the same year. It was commissioned on February 27, 1945 under Lt. Lloyd R. Stahl’s command with the hull number AOG-51 and it served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned for the last time on October 9, 1957. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 131 people onboard and had the main missions in Majuro, Tarawa, Kwajalein, Ulithi, the Carolines, Okinawa, Nagasaki or Yokosuka. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on March 12, 1958 and sold for scrapping to National Metal & Steel Corporation in California. 

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