USS Washburn (AKA-108) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Washburn was a Tolland-class attack cargo ship laid down on October 24, 1944 and launched on December 18, the same year. It was commissioned the next year on May 17, 1945 under Comdr. W. C. Jackson’s command and served in the US Navy for 25 years until it was decommissioned on May 16, 1970. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 425 men on board. During its activity in the World War II, the ship operated in Norfolk, Marseille, the Philippines or Manila. After the war, it carried passengers and cargo between different locations of the western Pacific. It also participated in the Korean and the Vietnam War. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on October 1, 1976. For the activity during the Korean War, USS Washburn received 5 battle stars and another 6 for the services brought to the country during the Vietnam 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 Washburn (AKA-108)

LAWRENCE M. DIX

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FRANCIS THOMAS DIVENY

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LEONARD PAUL DAGUE

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WILLIAM JOSEPH CUNNINGHAM

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HAROLD FRANCIS CROWTHER

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HENRY S. CROSBY JR.

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CHARLIE CARLTON CONNER

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LARRY NELSON COLLIGAN

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CHARLES MELVILLE CASH

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DONALD ROSS CAMPBELL

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LYNWOOD DAVIS BUFFALOE

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CARL D. BRYSON

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DONALD G. BRUNDIGE

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ARNOLD LIBERO BOIDO

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WILLIAM EUGENE BEST

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PETER BENNETT

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HAROLD B. BARRE

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HARLAN MATHIAS BALK

66 years old

Dead

JACK P. BALDRIDGE

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ALFRED WALLACE ANUNDSON

71 years old

Dead

ARTHUR ANJOZIAN

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WILLIAM EDWIN ALTIC

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JOHN L. ADAMS

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