USS Quincy (CA-39) 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
  • Turret 1Turret 1
  • 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 Quincy was a New Orleans-class cruiser laid down on November 15, 1933 and launched on June 19, 1935. It was commissioned on June 9, the following year under Capt. William Faulkner Amsden’s command as CA-39 and served in the US Navy for 6 years until it sank in the Battle of Savo Island on August 9, 1942. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 766 people on board and had the main missions in Boston, Marseilles, Villefranche, Panama, Brazil, Uruguay, Pearl Harbor, Argentina or Guadalcanal. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Quincy received 1 battle star.   

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