USS Utah (BB-31) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Utah was a Florida-class battleship laid down on March 9, 1909 and launched on December 23, the same year. It was commissioned on August 31, 1911 with the hull number BB-31 and served in the US Navy for 33 years until it was sunk on December 7, 1941 during the attack on Pearl Harbor. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 1,001 men on board and had the main missions in Hampton Roads, Pensacola, Galveston, Kingston, Jamaica, Cuba, Callao, San Pedro, Pearl Harbor or Brazil. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy Register on November 13, 1944. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Utah received 1 battle star and many awards. 

High risk of asbestos exposure

  • Engine Rooms
  • Damage Control Room
  • Pump Room
  • Propulsion Room

Medium risk of asbestos exposure

  • Powder and Shot Magazine
  • Turret 1
  • Ward Room

Low risk of asbestos exposure

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Shipmates on USS Utah (BB-31)

CECIL CLINTON ADELL

83 years old

Dead

WILLIAM D. ARBUCKLE

Died on 12/07/1941

Dead

OSCAR CHARLES BADGER II

68 years old

Dead