Northup Grunman Colliers

Newport News Asbestos Exposure

The Newport News Shipyard constructed 2 Colliers and repaired or overhauled many more. If you live in or around Newport News and were involved in the construction, repair or overhaul of these Colliers, you may have been exposed to asbestos. If you served in the United States Navy and were stationed aboard one of these Colliers, you are also at risk for asbestos exposure. The family members of persons exposed to asbestos are also at risk for contracting mesothelioma cancer. If you were exposed to asbestos aboard a Collier at Newport News, contact our mesothelioma attorneys for a free case evaluation.

The following list is just of newly constructed Colliers and does not include repairs or overhauls.

Ship Name Launch Date Commision Date Length BeamDisplacement Owner

Nerus (AC10) Apr 26, 1913 Sep 10, 1913 521'7" 62'0" 19,000 U.S. Navy
Proteus (AC9) Sep 14, 1912 Jul 9, 1913 521'7" 62'0" 19,000 U.S. Navy

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