USS Waukesha (AKA-84) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Waukesha was a Tolland-class attack cargo ship laid down on July 3, 1944 and launched on September 6, the same year. It was commissioned the same year under Lt. Comdr. John S. Herold’s command and served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on July 10, 1946. It carried a complement of 395 men on board. During the World War II, the ship operated in Panama, Okinawa, Eniwetok, Ulithi or the Buckner Bay. After the decommissioning, USS Waukesha was struck from the Navy List on July 31, 1946. Later, the ship was sold to Luckenbach Steamship Co. where it was renamed SS Mary Luckenbach. 

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 Waukesha (AKA-84)

ROBERT E. FARRELL

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JOSEPH JAMES GRDINA

unknown age

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JULES A. HAGER

unknown age

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J. ROBERT HARTZELL

unknown age

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ROBERT A. KLOTZBUECHER

unknown age

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RICHARD LANDSMAN

unknown age

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ROSS MCFARLAND

unknown age

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JERALD ALLEN NOONAN

unknown age

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FREDERICK W. REYNOLDS JR

unknown age

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RUDOLF E. SLOVACEK PH.D.

90 years old

Dead

STUART SMITH

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

HERBERT WALTER SPATH JR

unknown age

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ROBERT MARSHALL EVERLING

unknown age

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BENNY DUDEK

unknown age

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ROBERT G. DEXTER

unknown age

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RAYMOND C. CRAFTON

unknown age

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THOMAS F. COON

unknown age

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HAROLD AUBREY CARR

unknown age

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ROBERT WILLIAM BAUGHMAN

unknown age

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THOMAS LEWIS BAILEY JR

89 years old

Dead

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