USS Oneida (APA-221) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Oneida was a Haskell-class attack transport laid down on September 30, 1944 and launched on October 31, the same year. It was commissioned on December 4, 1944 under Capt. Arthur C. Geisenhoff’s command, with the hull number APA-221 and it served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on December 27, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 536 people onboard and had the main missions in California, Pearl Harbor, Iwo Jima, Okinawa, Guam or Ulithi. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Naval Register on October 1, 1958. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Oneida received 1 battle star.  

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 Oneida (APA-221)

PAUL ANDREW BENKO

94 years old

Dead

ROBERT EARL FELLOWS

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

DONALD CLARENCE LAMKE

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

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