USS Yancey (AKA-93/LKA-93) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Yancey was an Andromeda-class attack cargo ship laid down on May 22, 1944 and launched on July 8, with the hull number AKA-93. It was commissioned on October 11, 1944 under Comdr. Edward R. Rice’s command and served in the US Navy for 14 years until it was decommissioned for the first time in March 1958. The second time it was commissioned it was on November 17, 1961 and served in the US Navy for another 10 years until January 20, 1971. It carried a complement of 368 men on board. During this period, the ship operated in Iwo Jima, Okinawa, Yokohama and it even participated within the Korean War. It was struck from the Naval Register on January 1, 1977. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Yancey received 2 battle stars and 3 battle stars for the activity during the Korean 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

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Shipmates on USS Yancey (AKA-93/LKA-93)

RICHARD HYNES

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PATRICK G. HUNT

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FRANCIS B. HUGHES

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CALVIN C. HODGSON

unknown age

Dead

WILLIAM MELVIN HERNDON

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ROBERT B. FRUCHTL

87 years old

Dead

ADOLPH JOHN FLAMMANG

89 years old

Dead

ELTON L. FAUBER

unknown age

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ERIS E. ERVIN

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PAUL H. DUNN

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LOUIS JOHN DRINOVSKY SR.

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THOMAS ALTON DONOVAN

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LAMONTE JONES DANSIE

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ROBERT EDWARD COTTON

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GEORGE R. CLIFTON

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JOE G. CHAVEZ

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BANTU K BRYANT

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RICHEY I. BRUNSKILL

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RALPH WILLIS BOYD

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CHARLES OTAVIO BOLDREGHINI

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RICHARD HILLER AMBERG JR.

unknown age

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CHARLES SAMUEL AGNEW

88 years old

Dead

JAMES BARNES ACTON

unknown age

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