USS Nimitz (CVN-68) 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 Nimitz is a Nimitz-class supercarrier laid down on June 22, 1968 and launched on May 13, 1972. It was commissioned on May 3, 1975 with the hull number CVN-68 and it is still serving in the US Navy. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 3,200 people onboard and 90 aircraft and had the main missions in Beirut, Norfolk, San Diego, Libya, Bremerton, the North Arabian Sea or Everett. 

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