USS Skagit (AKA-105/LKA-105) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

The USS Skagit was a Tolland-class attack cargo ship laid down on September 21, 1944, and launched on November 18, the same year. It was commissioned the next year on May 2, 1945, under Capt. Harold R. Parker’s command and served in the US Navy for 4 years until it was decommissioned for the first time on June 30, 1949. One year later, on August 26, 1950, the ship was recommissioned and served in the US Navy for another 19 years until July 1, 1969. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 395 men on board. During World War II, the ship operated in Norfolk, the Philippines, Marseille, Manila, and Tokyo. After World War II, the USS Skagit participated also in the Korean and the Vietnam War. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List the same day. For the activity during the Korean War, the ship received 2 battle stars and another 2 for the services brought to the country during the Vietnam War. 

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

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Shipmates on USS Skagit (AKA-105/LKA-105)

FRANK G. DROUT

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STANLEY B. DURKEE

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CARL HENRICH EBERLE

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MACY FOLLANDER

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JOSEPH C. FREEMAN

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HAROLD J. GEIS

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FRANK CHARLES GEISLER

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SHELBY CHARLES GRANT

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CHARLES RAY HACKENBERG

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CHARLES L. DREBLOW

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ANTHONY DELLASALLA

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DARRELL LEE DAUGHERTY SR

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DAVID LEE CUNNINGHAM

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JOHN ALBERT CLAPP

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RANDALL F. CHORMICLE

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LEONARD D. CARVER

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JERRY MENTON BUTLER

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RALPH BENJAMIN BOCCANERA

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ALAN J. BLACK

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RALPH R. BISCART

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IRVIN BARRETT

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DONALD DEE ARTHERHULTS

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WILLIAM JOHN ANDERSON

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RAYMOND JOHN AMSCHLER

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Charles A Peake III

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Dead

LEE G. CAHANIN

79 years old

Alive

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