USS Missoula (APA-211) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Missoula was a Haskell-class attack transport laid down on June 20, 1944 and launched on September 6, the same year. It was commissioned on October 27, 1944 under Comdr. Alexander C. Kopper’s command, with the hull number APA-211 and it served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on September 13, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 536 people onboard and had the main missions in California, Okinawa, San Francisco, Eniwetok, Saipan, Iwo Jima, Hawaii, Tokyo or Leyte. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on October 1, 1958. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Missoula received 2 battle stars. 

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 Missoula (APA-211)

GLYNN ELIJAH ANGEL

89 years old

Dead

CHARLES HENRY DEBBAN

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

GERALD BRUNO FORNI

unknown age

Uncertain N/A