USS Mindoro (CVE-120) 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 Mindoro was a Commencement Bay-class escort carrier laid down on January 2, 1945 and launched on June 27, the same year. It was commissioned on December 4, 1945 under Commander Edwin R. Peck’s command and served in the US Navy for 10 years until it was decommissioned on August 4, 1955. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 1060 people on board and had the main missions in Norfolk, the West Indies, New England, Cuba, North America, Davis Strait, the Caribbean, the British Isles or Boston. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List in June 1960 and sold for scrapping in Hong Kong a year later. 

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