USS Ottawa (AKA-101) 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 Ottawa was a Tolland-class attack cargo ship laid down on October 5, 1944 and launched on November 29, the same year. It was commissioned the next year under Lt. Comdr. Jackson Mizell’s command and served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on January 10, 1947. It carried a complement of 425 men on board. During the World War II, the ship operated in the Canal Zone, the Panama Canal, Pearl Harbor, Honolulu, Maui, San Pedro, Eniwetok or Okinawa. After the decommissioning, USS Ottawa was struck from the Navy List on March 11, 1947. Later, the ship was sold to Luckenbach Steamship Lines, Inc. where it was renamed SS Andrea F. Luckenbach. 

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