USS Zeus (ARB-4) Areas With Asbestos Exposure

USS Zeus was an Aristaeus-class battle damage repair ship laid down on June 17, 1943 and launched on October 26, the same year. It was commissioned on April 11, 1944 with the hull number ARB-4 and served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on August 30, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 260 people on board and had the main missions in San Diego, Pearl Harbor, Eniwetok, San Pedro or Alaska. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on June 1, 1973 and sold to Snopac Products where it was renamed Snopac Innovator and was used for commercial purpose. 

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 Zeus (ARB-4)

LOUIS JOHN BUKOWSKI

100 years old

Dead

CARMINE DELLOBUONO

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

ROY HOLT LOWMILLER

unknown age

Uncertain N/A

Kenneth P. Hodges, MD

unknown age

Dead

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