USS Susquehanna (AOG-5) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Susquehanna was a Patapsco-class gasoline tanker laid down on September 9, 1942 and launched on November 23, the same year. It was commissioned on June 7, 1943 under Lt. Peter H. V. Bamberg’s command with the hull number AOG-5 and it served in the US Navy for 12 years until it was decommissioned on March 26, 1959. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 134 people onboard and had the main missions in Australia, New Guinea, Netherlands East Indies, Leyte, Dulag, Milne Bay, Yokosuka or Korea. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on March 26, 1959 and sold to Levin Metals in 1973, where it was subsequently scrapped. 

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

Shipmates on USS Susquehanna (AOG-5)

RALPH WALDO DEMPWOLF

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

DAVID L. LEVY

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

ZACHARIAH H. MADISON

Died on 06/30/1938

Dead

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