USS Warrick (AKA-89) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

The USS Warrick was an Andromeda-class attack cargo ship laid down on April 7, 1944, and launched on May 29, 1944, with the hull number AKA-89. It was commissioned on August 30, 1944, under Comdr. Ernest J. Grey’s command and served in the US Navy for 13 years until it was decommissioned on December 3, 1957. It carried a complement of 366 men on board. During this period, the ship operated in San Pedro, San Clemente Island, New Guinea, Philippines, Leyte, Ulithi, Iwo Jima, and Tulagi. On July 1, 1961, the ship was struck from the Navy List. For the services brought to the country during World War II, the USS Warrick received 2 battle stars and 1 battle star for the activity during the Korean War. 

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 Warrick (AKA-89)

JOHN JOSEPH CARZELLO

unknown age

Dead

ELMER L. CASTER

unknown age

Dead

CARL ROBERT CRANDALL

unknown age

Dead

PRENTICE CARLYLE CUMMINGS

unknown age

Dead

WILLIAM LAWRENCE ECKERT

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

JAMES JOSEPH HALL

unknown age

Dead

GEORGE WASHINGTON HAUTH JR.

90 years old

Dead

ROBERT C. HOWARD III

unknown age

Dead

ORRIS EARL KIRKPATRICK JR

50 years old

Dead

STEPHEN M. NAVA

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

JUNIOR GLENN PACK

unknown age

Dead

JACK VICK SCARDINA

unknown age

Dead

EDWARD CLYDE SELLS JR

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

DALE EDGAR VANVLACK

unknown age

Dead

DONALD LOUIS WICKS

unknown age

Dead