USS Pickaway (APA-222) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

The USS Pickaway (APA-222) was a Haskell-class amphibious transport ship laid down on September 1, 1944, at Permanente Metals Corp., Richmond, CA. The ship was launched on November 5, the same year. It was commissioned on December 12, 1944, under CDR. Harry L. Bixby’s command with the hull number APA-222 and it served the US Navy for three decades until it was decommissioned on January 30, 1970. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 536 people on board and had its main missions in the Asiatic Pacific Theater during World War II. It also served in the Korean War and the Vietnam War. The ship was struck from the Naval Register on December 1, 1976, and finally sold for scrapping in February 1980.

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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Shipmates on USS Pickaway (APA-222)

RICHARD LEE ACKMAN

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MERVIN REAMER BECK

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JACK BERGGREEN

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