USS Nanticoke (AOG-66) 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 Nanticoke was a Klickitat-class gasoline tanker laid down on January 16, 1945 and launched on April 7, the same year. It was commissioned on September 1, 1945 with the hull number AOG-66 and it served in the US Navy for 1 year until it was decommissioned on January 4, 1946. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 80 people onboard. After the first decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List and sold to Argentina where it was renamed ARA Punta Delgada. 

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