USS Rockwall (APA-230) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Rockwall was a Haskell-class attack transport laid down on September 9, 1944 and launched on November 5, the same year. It was commissioned on January 14, 1945 under Capt. Charles W. Roland’s command, with the hull number APA-230 and it served in the US Navy for 10 years until it was decommissioned on September 28, 1955. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 536 people on board and had the main missions in Saipan, California, Okinawa, Ulithi, Iwo Jima, San Francisco, Tinian or Shanghai. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Naval Register on December 1, 1958. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Rockwall received 1 battle star. 

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 Rockwall (APA-230)

ARTHUR AUGUSTUS ASPINWALL

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

THOMAS TRUMAN BRINKLEY

92 years old

Dead

WILLIAM HOWARD CALL

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

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