USS Ottawa (AKA-101) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

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. 

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 Ottawa (AKA-101)

TURNER DEHART

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JAN ROLAND DRAY

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BERNARD L. GARBOW

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JAMES R. GAYLOR

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PAUL T. HARDMAN

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JAMES MICHAEL KELLY SR

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ROBERT E. KREIDER

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STEPHEN PAUL MARKLE

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ANDREA MONICA MOORE

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GEORGE ARCHIE NIX

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RICHARD D. NUNEZ

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SUZANNE E. RICHTER

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ERIN MATTHEW RINEHART

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DONALD QUINN SHARPE

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JARIN MARIE SHERRILL

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BENJAMIN SCOTT CUSTER

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RUSSELL T. COTTRELL

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Dead

DAN MILTON CONNOR

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JOHN ANTHONY CLARK

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ROBERT B. BRAUN

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NANCY PIOTROWSKI BONESTEEL

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BOYD WAYNE BENTON

89 years old

Dead

JOSEPH ROY BAKER

unknown age

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