USS Wyoming (BB-32) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

High risk of asbestos exposure

  • Engine Rooms Engine Rooms
  • Damage Control RoomDamage Control Room
  • Pump RoomPump Room
  • Propulsion RoomPropulsion Room

Medium risk of asbestos exposure

  • Powder and Shot MagazinePowder and Shot Magazine
  • Turret 1Turret 1
  • Ward RoomWard Room

Low risk of asbestos exposure

  • Junior Officers QuartersJunior Officers Quarters
  • Sick BaySick Bay
  • Mess DeckMess Deck
  • ReeferReefer
  • Pilot HousePilot House
  • Admiral's CabinAdmiral's Cabin
  • GalleyGalley


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USS Wyoming was a Wyoming-class battleship laid down on February 9, 1910 and launched on May 25, the following year. It was commissioned on September 25, 1912 with the hull number BB-32 and served in the US Navy for 35 years until it was decommissioned on August 1, 1947. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 1,063 men on board and had the main missions in Hampton Roads, San Diego, Valletta, Naples, Villefranche, Brest, Casco Bay or Cuba. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy Register on December 16, 1947 and subsequently sold for scrapping. 

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