USS Oglethorpe (AKA-100) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Oglethorpe was an Andromeda-class attack cargo ship laid down on December 26, 1944 and launched on April 15, 1945 with the hull number AKA-100. It was commissioned on June 6, the same year under Capt. James Campbell’s command and served in the US Navy for almost 23 years until it was decommissioned in 1968. It carried a complement of 425 men on board. During this period, the ship operated in Pearl Harbor, Yokosuka, San Diego, North Korea, Wonsan and Mexico. After the decommissioning, USS Oglethorpe was struck from the Navy List on November 1, 1968. For the services brought to the country during the Korean activity, USS Oglethorpe received 2 battle stars.  

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

Shipmates on USS Oglethorpe (AKA-100)

CECIL STEPHEN FRAZIER

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EDWARD RANDALL FOSS

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THOMAS FERRIN SR.

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GRANT REXFORD EVERSON

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CHARLES J. ELLMER

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HAROLD JOSEPH EGOSCUE

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EARL WESLEY DUNCAN

88 years old

Dead

DONALD L. DICKINSON

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JAMES DONALD DEVIN

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MICHAEL ALLAN DEUTSCH

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RONALD DETJEN

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LEONARD VERNE DELLING

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DONALD LEE DAVIS

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HERBERT C. DAVIS

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WILLIAM DONALD DAVIS

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EDWARD ERNEST CRAFT

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THOMAS HENRY COPEMAN

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GLENN T. CLAPPER

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GERALD JOSEPH CARZELLO

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JAMES S. CARBO

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GEORGE BARNARD BUSH

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ARTHUR HENRY BERNDTSON

91 years old

Dead

DARRELL LLOYD BARRY

unknown age

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HARRY CHESTLEY ALDERDICE JR.

unknown age

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