USS Thetis Bay (CVE-90/CVHA-1/LPH-6) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Thetis Bay was a Casablanca-class escort carrier laid down on December 22, 1943 and launched on March 16, the following year. It was commissioned on April 21, 1944 with the hull number CVE-90 under Capt. Donald E. Wilcox’ command and served in the US Navy for 20 years until it was decommissioned on March 1, 1964. During its activity, the ship had the main missions in San Diego, Makin, Kwajalein, San Diego, Alameda, Finschhaven, Guam, Apra Harbor, Bremerton or Long Beach. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on March 1, 1964 and sold for scrapping to Peck Iron & Metal Corporation. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Thetis Bay received 1 battle star. 

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 Thetis Bay (CVE-90/CVHA-1/LPH-6)

HAROLD C. BABINE

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

RALPH S. BAILEY

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

JOSEPH BRUNO BARTIVIC

59 years old

Dead

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