USS Montour (APA-101) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Montour was a Bayfield-class attack transport laid down on October 20, 1943 and launched on March 10, the following year. It was commissioned on June 9, 1944 under Capt. James H. Thatch’s command with the hull number APA-101 and it served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on April 19, 1946. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 575 people onboard and had the main missions in San Pedro, Pearl Harbor, California, Lingayen Gulf, Wakayama, Okinawa, Portland or Norfolk. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on April 19, 1946 and sold in 1947 for commercial purpose. 

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 Montour (APA-101)

IRVING ABILOCK

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

VIRGIL RAY ALDERSON

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

PAUL EDWARD COATES

88 years old

Dead

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