USS Rendova (CVE-114) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Rendova was a Commencement Bay-class escort carrier laid down on June 15, 1944 and launched on December 29, the same year. It was commissioned on October 22, 1945 with the hull number CVE-114 under Capt. R. W. Ruble’s command and served in the US Navy for 9 years until it was decommissioned on June 30, 1955. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 1066 men on board and had the main missions in San Diego, Hawaii, San Francisco, Turkey, Panama, Suez, Tsingtao, Okinawa, Brementon or Korea. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on April 1, 1971. For the services brought to the country during the Korean War, USS Rendova received 2 battle stars. 

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 Rendova (CVE-114)

GEORGE ALBERT ACOSTA

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

DONALD E. BARIBAULT

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

ANDRE FRANCIS BARKER

20 years old

Dead

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