USS Takanis Bay (CVE-89) (also CVU-89) 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 Takanis Bay was a Casablanca-class escort carrier laid down on December 16, 1943 and launched on March 10, the following year. It was commissioned on April 15, 1944 with the hull number CVE-89 under Capt. A. R. Brady’s command and served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on June 18, 1946. During its activity, the ship had the main missions in San Diego, Hawaii, Puget Sound or Tokyo Bay. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on August 1, 1959 and sold for scrapping to Hyman-Michaels Company in Chicago. 

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