USS Windham Bay (CVE-92) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Windham Bay was a Casablanca-class escort carrier laid down on January 5, 1944 and launched on March 29, the same year. It was commissioned on May 3, 1944 with the hull number CVE-92 under Capt. Charles W. Oexle’s command and served in the US Navy for 15 years until it was decommissioned on January 15, 1959. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 916 men on board and had the main missions in Ulithi, Eniwetok, Iwo Jima, Leyte, Saipan or San Diego. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on February 1, 1959 and sold for scrapping to Hugo Neu Steel Products Corporation in New York City. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Windham Bay received 3 battle stars. 

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 Windham Bay (CVE-92)

WILLIAM O'CONNELL ATKINSON

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DALE LAVERNE AUGERSON

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CHARLES REID BAME

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