USS Zenobia (AKA-52) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

The USS Zenobia was an Artemis-class attack cargo ship laid down on May 12, 1945, and launched on July 6, the same year. It was commissioned on August 6, 1945, under Lt. Comdr. F. C. Rice’s command and served in the US Navy for 1 year until it was decommissioned on May 7, 1946. It carried a complement of 303 men on board. After the decommissioning, the USS Zenobia was struck from the Naval Register on November 30, 1946, and transferred to the government of Chile. It was renamed as Presidente Pinto 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 Zenobia (AKA-52)

JAMES FRANCIS CORCORAN

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

RAYMOND V. LAZZERIN

unknown age

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ARNOLD ANDREW SIHVONEN

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

JAMES HARLAND CONDON SR

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

WALTER HORACE CARTER

88 years old

Dead