USS Winston (AKA-94/LKA-94) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Winston was an Andromeda-class attack cargo ship laid down on July 10, 1944 and launched on November 30, with the hull number AKA-94. It was commissioned on January 19, 1944 under Comdr. Morgan C. Wheyland’s command and served in the US Navy for 12 years until it was decommissioned for the first time on February 1, 1957. The second time it was commissioned it was on November 24, 1961 and served in the US Navy for another 8 years until November 1969. In January 1969, USS Winston was reclassified as LKA-94 and it carried a complement of 247 men on board. During this period, the ship operated in Hawaii, Kahoolawe Island, Oahu and it even participated within the Korean and Vietnam War. It was struck from the Naval Register on September 1, 1976. For the services brought to the country during the Korean War, USS Winston received 7 battle stars and another 7 battle stars for the activity 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

Shipmates on USS Winston (AKA-94/LKA-94)

JOHN ALLEN DEKREY

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BILLY EUGENE DAY

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KYLE D. DAVIS

unknown age

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EUGENE E. COOK

unknown age

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EDWARD ALLEN COLLIER

unknown age

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LEO RUSSELL CLOSSON JR

unknown age

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JAMES W. CLARK

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STEVEN RANDOLPH CASAUS

unknown age

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JERMAINE HEYWARD CARR

unknown age

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BRUCE LEWIS CARR

89 years old

Dead

DONALD A. CARLSON

unknown age

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LARRY JON BYERS

unknown age

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JOHN ALBERT BUTLER

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HOWARD WESTON BURNETT JR.

unknown age

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HERBERT CRAPO BROWN

79 years old

Dead

HENRY GOOGE BROWN JR.

unknown age

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ARTHUR WEBSTER BROFFORD JR.

unknown age

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CHRISTOPHER ROBERT BINIECKI

unknown age

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ROBERT HARLEY BEESE

67 years old

Dead

TIMOTHY DWAYNE BEALE

unknown age

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PAUL RICHARD ANDREWS

unknown age

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PAUL RICHARD

unknown age

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MICHAEL J. ABRAHAM

unknown age

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