USS Noxubee (AOG-56) 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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Stuff You Should Know

USS Noxubee was a Patapsco-class gasoline tanker laid down on November 17, 1944 and launched on April 3, the following year. It was commissioned for the first time on October 19, 1945 under Lt. John Lande’s command with the hull number AOG-56 and it served in the US Navy for 23 years until it was decommissioned for the last time in 1975. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 131 people onboard and had the main missions in New Orleans, Virginia, Algiers, Marseilles, Malta, Tripoli, Sasebo or Barcelona. After the last decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on July 1, 1975. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Noxubee received 6 campaign stars and a Meritorious Unit Commendation. 

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