USS Okinawa (CVE-127) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Okinawa was a Commencement Bay-class escort carrier laid down on May 22, 1945 in Tacoma. However, it was never commissioned due to the fact that it was cancelled before its launching on August 11, 1945. 

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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