USS Steamer Bay (CVE-87) 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 Steamer Bay was a Casablanca-class escort carrier laid down on December 4, 1943 and launched on February 26, the following year. It was commissioned on April 4, 1944 with the hull number CVE-87 under Capt. Steadman Teller’s command and served in the US Navy for 3 years until it was decommissioned in January 1947. During its activity, the ship had the main missions in San Diego, New Hebrides, Espiritu Santo, the Marshalls, Palau, Majuro or Manus. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on March 1, 1959 and sold for scrapping on August 29, 1959. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Steamer Bay received 6 battle stars. 

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