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While every serviceperson in the United States Navy was exposed to asbestos, certain occupations in the US Navy put them at a higher risk of developing an asbestos-related disease because of their repeated exposure to asbestos. Those who performed any of the following jobs in the US Navy are at a higher risk:

Asbestos Exposure in The Navy

Navy Ships Previous VAA Clients Have Served On

USS Ticonderoga CV-14
USS Ticonderoga CV-14

An Essex-class Aircraft Carrier of the United States Navy.

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USS Taluga AO-62
USS Taluga AO-62

USS Cimarron-class Fleet Oiler of the United States Navy.

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USS Taluga AO-62
USS Taluga AO-62

Fleet Oiler of the United States Navy.

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USS Ticonderoga CV-14
USS Ticonderoga CV-14

An Essex-class Aircraft Carrier of the United States Navy.

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Asbestos Products Used Aboard Navy Ships

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Navy Ships with Asbestos

Aircraft Carrier

Airship

Ammunition Ship

Amphibious Assault Ship

Destroyer

Destroyer Leader/Frigate

Destroyer Tender

Dock Landing Ship

Escort Carrier

Fleet Oiler

Fleet Replenishment Oiler

Guided Missile Armed Destroyer

Guided Missile Armed Destroyer

Guided Missile Cruiser

Guided Missile Destroyer

Heavy Cruiser

Light Armored Cruiser

Littoral Combat Ship

Repair Ship

Submarine Tender

Tank Landing Ship