USS Montague (AKA-98) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Montague was an Andromeda-class attack cargo ship launched on February 12, 1945 with the hull number AKA-98. It was commissioned on April 13, the same year under Capt. B.H. Thomas’s command and served in the US Navy for 10 years until it was decommissioned on November 22, 1955. It carried a complement of 474 men on board. During this period, the ship operated in Pearl Harbor, Eniwetok, Ulithi, Okinawa, the Caribbean and Japan. After the decommissioning, USS Montague entered the Pacific Reserve Fleet. For the services brought to the country during the Korean and Southeastern Asia activity, USS Montague received 5 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

Shipmates on USS Montague (AKA-98)

NORMAN PAUL FROITZHEIM

90 years old

Dead

FRANKLIN DELANO FRIDAY

unknown age

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VINCENT FREPANE

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

THOMAS ANTHONY DOOLEY III

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

JOSEPH L. DIPEPPE

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

EDWARD DEMKOWICH

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

JERRY LEE COX

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

STAN COITO

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

EDWARD E. COATES

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

CARL MARION BROWN

90 years old

Dead

ORVILLE LORTON BROGAN

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

JAMES L. BRADLEY

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

CALVIN WEEMS BOYD

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

EDWARD CHARLES BLISSICK

81 years old

Dead

ROY GEORGE BISSONETTE

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

SMITH HERBERT BAYES JR.

82 years old

Dead

EUGENE BARRETTE

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

GENE J. BANDINE

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

JAMES VINCENT ARCHER

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

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