USS Planter (ACM-2) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Planter was a Chimo-class minelayer laid down in 1943 and commissioned on April 4, the following year under Lt. T. T. Scudder’s command with the hull number ACM-2 and served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on May 22, 1946. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 69 people on board and had the main missions in the Mediterranean, Azores, Bizerte, Naples, Toulon, Cagliari, Oran, Norfolk, Charleston, Okinawa or Honshu. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on December 23, 1947 and sold to Foss Launch and Tug Corporation in Oakland, California. 

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 Planter (ACM-2)

ROBERT E. ELLIOTT

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

WILFRED R. CORMIER

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

CORWIN SIDNEY BESS

90 years old

Dead

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