USS Saint Croix (APA-231) 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

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USS Saint Croix was a Haskell-class attack transport laid down on September 25, 1944 and launched on November 9, the same year. It was commissioned on December 1, 1944 under Capt. Edmond P. Speight’s command, with the hull number APA-231 and it served in the US Navy for 3 years until it was decommissioned on April 7, 1947. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 536 people on board and had the main missions in San Diego, Guadalcanal, Florida, New Caledonia, New Hebrides, San Francisco, Manila or Leyte. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Naval Register on April 23, 1947 and sold for scrapping in 1979. 

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