USS Telamon (ARB-8) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Telamon was an Aristaeus-class battle damage repair ship laid down on December 5, 1944 and launched on January 10, the following year. It was commissioned on February 5, 1945 with the hull number ARB-8 and served in the US Navy for 3 years until it was decommissioned on May 20, 1947. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 260 people on board and had the main missions in Baltimore, Guam, Pearl Harbor, Bikini Atoll, Kwajalein or San Diego. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on June 1, 1973 and sold for scrapping the following year. 

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 Telamon (ARB-8)

WAYNE A. BAKER

87 years old

Dead

FRANKLIN OTHELLO CUMMINGS

88 years old

Dead

CHARLES KOSKE

unknown age

Uncertain N/A