USS Xenia (AKA-51) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

The USS Xenia was an Artemis-class attack cargo ship laid down on May 4, 1945, and launched on June 27, the same year. It was commissioned on July 28, 1945, under Lt. Comdr. G. B. Service’s command and served in the US Navy for 1 year until it was decommissioned on May 13, 1946. It carried a complement of 303 men on board. After the decommissioning, the USS Xenia was struck from the Naval Register on November 30, 1946, and transferred to the government of Chile. It was renamed Presidente Errazuriz and it served as flagship until 1962. 

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

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Shipmates on USS Xenia (AKA-51)

JAMES RODNEY GROFF

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ROBERT S. MCCORMICK

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EARNEST E. GRAHAM

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