USS Susquehanna (AOG-5) 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 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. 

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