USS Mattabesset (AOG-52) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Mattabesset was a Patapsco-class gasoline tanker laid down on July 6, 1944 and launched on November 11, the same year. It was commissioned on June 16, 1945 under Lt. Comdr. N. O. W. Adams’ command with the hull number AOG-52 and it served in the US Navy for 23 years until it was struck from the Navy List on October 1, 1968. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 131 people onboard and had the main missions in Baytown, Pearl Harbor, Norfolk, Labrador, Greenland, Saipan, the Norwegian Sea or the North Sea. After the striking, the ship was sold for scrapping to Peck Iron & Metal Corporation in Norfolk. 

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 Mattabesset (AOG-52)

EVERETT L. CHILDERS

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WILLIAM C. CONNELL JR

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LESTER FRANZ DEMMIN

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