USS Troilus (AKA-46) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

The USS Troilus was an Artemis-class attack cargo ship laid down on March 18, 1945, and launched on May 11, the same year. It was commissioned on June 8, 1945, under Lt. Comdr. Nathan McKenzie’s command and served in the US Navy for 1 year until it was decommissioned on June 14, 1946. It carried a complement of 303 men on board. During this period, the ship operated in Norfolk, the Philippine Islands, the Marianas, Nagoya, Wakayama, and Subic Bay. After the decommissioning, the USS Troilus was struck from the Naval Register on July 8, 1946, and sold for scrapping on April 17, 1967.  

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 Troilus (AKA-46)

PAUL C. SHELLMAN

unknown age

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JUNIOR VERLIN SHOCKLEY

unknown age

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RICHARD CARL WITTKOWSKI

unknown age

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ELLIS DENVER KENNIE

92 years old

Dead

LAWRENCE FRANCIS FISCHBACH

unknown age

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ROBERT HAMILTON CLOSE

80 years old

Dead

MARCUS M. BURGHER JR

87 years old

Dead

GEORGE MANLEY BOBO

unknown age

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