USS Roxane (AKA-37) 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
  • 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


Stuff You Should Know

USS Roxane was an Artemis-class attack cargo ship laid down on December 1, 1944 and launched on February 14, 1945. It was commissioned on March 12, 1945 under Comdr. James Stome’s command and served in the US Navy for 1 year until it was decommissioned on June 3, 1946. It carried a complement of 303 men on board. During this period, the ship operated in Pearl Harbor, the Philippine Islands, Saipan, Okinawa, Sasebo, San Francisco, Manila, Ulithi, Yokosuka and Mitsugahama and it participated only in the World War II. After the decommissioning, USS Roxane was struck from the Naval Register on July 3, 1946 and it was scrapped on 1996. 

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