USS Tabora (AKA-45) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Tabora was an Artemis-class attack cargo ship laid down on March 4, 1945 and launched on May 3, the same year. It was commissioned on May 29, 1945 under Comdr. Olaf C. Erickson’s command and served in the US Navy for 1 year until it was decommissioned on May 29, 1946. It carried a complement of 303 men on board. During this period, the ship operated in Hampton Roads, Philippine Islands, Eniwetok, Marshall Islands, Wakayama or Buckner Bay. After the decommissioning, USS Tabora was struck from the Naval Register on July 3, 1946.  

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 Tabora (AKA-45)

CALVIN FREDRICK LINDBERG

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ALEXANDER ANTONI MICHALKIEWICZ

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RALPH JAMES SHIRTS

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STANLEY SLABY

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CHARLES LOUIS SMITH

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ROBERT CREIGHTON WILLIAMS

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WALTER FRANCIS KUNZ

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BONITO CAESAR ROLANDO ANTOGNOLI

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