USS San Joaquin (AKA-109) 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 San Joaquin was a Tolland-class attack cargo ship laid down on August 17, 1945 which was never launched or commissioned because of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. After this event, the World War II ended. On August 27, 1945 the construction of the ship was cancelled. 

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