USS Marquette (AKA-95) 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


Stuff You Should Know

USS Marquette was an Andromeda-class attack cargo ship launched on April 29, 1945 with the hull number AKA-95. It was commissioned on June 20, 1944 under Comdr. John E. Gabrielson’s command and served in the US Navy for 10 years until it was decommissioned on July 19, 1955. It carried a complement of 247 men on board. During this period, the ship operated in Pearl Harbor, Guam, Philippines, Greenland, the Caribbean and Greece. After the decommissioning, USS Marquette entered the Pacific Reserve Fleet. 

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