USS South Carolina (BB-26) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS South Carolina was a South Carolina-class battleship laid down on December 18, 1906 and launched on July 11, 1908. It was commissioned on March 1, 1910 with the hull number BB-26 and served in the US Navy for 11 years until it was decommissioned on December 15, 1921. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 869 men on board and had the main missions in New York, Cherbourg, Portland, New England, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Kronstadt, Newport, Cuba, Tampico, Brest or San Diego. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy Register on November 10, 1923 and subsequently sold for scrapping.

High risk of asbestos exposure

  • Engine Rooms
  • Damage Control Room
  • Pump Room
  • Propulsion Room

Medium risk of asbestos exposure

  • Powder and Shot Magazine
  • Turret 1
  • Ward Room

Low risk of asbestos exposure

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Shipmates on USS South Carolina (BB-26)

GEORGE BAMFORD ASHE

80 years old

Dead

DAMON P. BENNETT

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

WILLIAM DANIEL BROTHERTON

Died on 05/11/1931

Dead