USS Pitt (APA/LPA-223) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

The USS Pitt (APA/LPA-223) was a Haskell-class attack transport ship laid down on September 8, 1944, at Permanente Metals Corp., Richmond, CA. The ship was launched on November 10, the same year. It was commissioned on December 11, 1944, under CAPT. Walter Scott Mayer Jr.’s command with the hull number APA-223 and it served the US Navy for three years until it was decommissioned on April 9, 1947. 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. For the service in World War II, the USS Pitt earned a battle star. The ship was struck from Naval Register on April 23, 1947, 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 Pitt (APA/LPA-223)

LOUIS ARTHUR CARLASCIO

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JOHN F. DRISCOLL JR.

unknown age

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JODIE HAMRICK JR.

unknown age

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