USS Wyandot (AKA-92) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Wyandot was an Andromeda-class attack cargo ship laid down on May 6,1944 and launched on June 28, 1944 with the hull number AKA-92. It was commissioned on September 30, 1944 under Comdr. E. G. Howard’s command and served in the US Navy for 15 years until it was decommissioned for the first time on July 10, 1959. The second time it was commissioned it was in November 1961 and served in the US Navy for another 14 years until October 31, 1975. It carried a complement of 368 men on board. During this period, the ship operated in the Hawaiian Islands, Pearl Harbor, Marshall Islands, Mariana Islands, Okinawa, San Pedro. It was struck from the Navy List on July 10, 1959. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Wyandot received 1 battle star. 

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 Wyandot (AKA-92)

DAYTON BULLINGER

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BERRY KEITH BROWN

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SMITH WILDMAN BROOKHART III

80 years old

Dead

BILL BRITT

unknown age

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WILLIAM BOWEN

unknown age

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RAYMOND O. BOTTO

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MATTHEW BORDACK

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WILLIAM BOND

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JAMES BLANKS

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LEWIS BLAKELY

unknown age

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RUSSELL BENOIT

unknown age

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BENJAMIN R. BENITO

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JACKSON BELFORD

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JOHN R. BEBOUT

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GENE WHITMORE BEAVER

86 years old

Dead

LEAFORD BEARSKIN

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HORACE BARNES

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NICHOLIS E. ARGENTO

unknown age

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LORING R. ARCHIBALD

87 years old

Dead

CURT ANNABLE

unknown age

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PAUL ANDERSON

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ROBERT ANTON AMUNDSEN

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DENNIS ALLEN

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W B. ALCORN

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ANGELO ACEVEDO

unknown age

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