USS Munda (CVE-104) 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 Munda was a Casablanca-class escort carrier laid down on March 29, 1944 and launched on May 27, the same year. It was commissioned on July 8, 1944 with the hull number CVE-104 under Capt. L. A. Pope’s command and served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on April 24, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 916 men on board and had the main missions in Espiritu Santo, Finschhafen, Manus Island, Alameda, Eniwetok, Guam, Tokyo Bay or Bremerton. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on September 1, 1958 and sold for scrapping in 1960. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Munda received 1 battle star. 

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