USS Michigan (BB-27) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Michigan was a South Carolina-class battleship laid down on December 17, 1906 and launched on May 26, 1908. It was commissioned on January 4, 1910 with the hull number BB-27 and served in the US Navy for 12 years until it was decommissioned on February 11, 1922. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 869 men on board and had the main missions in Cuba, Philadelphia, New England, the Caribbean, Norfolk, Honolulu, Lisbon or Gibraltar. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Naval Register on November 10, 1923 and sold for scrapping the following year. 

High risk of asbestos exposure

  • Engine Rooms
  • Damage Control Room
  • Pump Room
  • Propulsion Room

Medium risk of asbestos exposure

  • Powder and Shot Magazine
  • Turret 1
  • Ward Room

Low risk of asbestos exposure

Shipmates on USS Michigan (BB-27)

HAMILTON THOMPSON BEGGS

22 years old

Dead

RODNEY BONCK SR

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

FORREST PLYMPTON BROWN SR

unknown age

Dead

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