USS Tanner (AGS-15)[ USS Pamina (AKA-34) original name] Areas With Asbestos Exposure

The USS Tanner was an Artemis-class attack cargo ship that was originally built as USS Pamina and the hull number AKA-34. It was laid down in 1944 and launched on January 5, 1945. It was commissioned on January 31, 1945, under Comdr. E. P. Teague’s command and served in the US Navy for 24 years until it was decommissioned on July 14, 1969. It carried a complement of 303 men on board. During this period, the ship operated in Pearl Harbor, Okinawa, Mexico, Greenland, South Vietnam and it participated only in World War II. After the decommissioning, the USS Tanner was struck from the Naval Register on August 1, 1969. 

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

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Shipmates on USS Tanner (AGS-15)[ USS Pamina (AKA-34) original name]

ALAN ASCHER

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JAMES ROY BALL

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EDWARD J. BANACH

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WILLIAM DANIEL BRINSON SR

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JAMES STANTON BROCKMAN

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RONALD LOUIS BUCHMAN

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RONALD LOUIS BUCHMAN

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BEN LEROY CHRISTENBURY

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EDWARD A. CRAIG

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GEORGE J. DALEY JR

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ROBERT WALTON DARNE

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CHRISTOPHER RAE DAVIES

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EDWARD JAMES DAVIS

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GEORGE A. DEDIC

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WALTER GUSTAVE DEGRANGE

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MAURICE DELANCEY

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EDWARD H. DELANEY JR

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MORGAN G. DELLINGER JR

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RODERICK LEE DIEHL

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WILLIAM RICHARD DLWGOSH

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WILLARD CHARLES DOE

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BERNARD LEAVITT DUNBRACK

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WALTER M. ELLIS JR

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PAUL L. ETTER

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DENNIS KEMPER

71 years old

Alive