USS Nanticoke (AOG-66) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

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. 

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 Nanticoke (AOG-66)


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