USS Cadmus

Information about asbestos exposure on the USS Cadmus

USS Cadmus (AR 14) - Navy Repair Ship

Classification: Repair Ship

Status: Disposed of through the Security Assistance Program (SAP), transferred, cash sale, ex-US fleet hull foreign military sale case number assigned.

Fleet:

Launch Date: 8/5/1945
Commission Date: 4/23/1946
Decommission Date: 9/14/1971

The USS Cadmus was in the Mediterranean in the late 1950's and mid 1960's. She also participated in the Cuban Missle Blockade in the early 1960's.

Repair ships are the single most important reason that other ships in the fleet are able to continue operating. Repair ships rendezvous with damaged vessels at sea and perform on site repairs, which allow the damaged ship to continue its cruise without stopping at a naval shipyard for repairs. Quite frequently, repair vessels were able to keep other ships afloat and save thousands of lives in the process. Unfortunately, while crewmembers of repair vessels were fixing other ships, they were being exposed to asbestos from boilers, piping, and ventilation systems.

Anyone who served on a repair ship should speak with their doctor regarding asbestos related diseases, such as Mesothelioma and Lung Cancer, and the treatment options available.

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