USS Menifee (APA-202) 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 Menifee was a Haskell-class attack transport laid down on July 21, 1944 and launched on October 15, the same year. It was commissioned for the first time on November 4, 1944 under Comdr. Paul P. Spaulding’s command, with the hull number APA-202 and it served in the US Navy for 7 years until it was decommissioned for the last time on June 29, 1955. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 536 people onboard and had the main missions in California, Okinawa, San Francisco, Milne Bay, San Pedro, Leyte, Korea or Guadalcanal. After the last decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on October 1, 1955. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Menifee received 1 battle star and another 2 for the Korean service. 

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