Northup Grunman Conversions

Newport News Asbestos Exposure

Northup Grunman converted 31 Ships in their Newport News Shipyard. If you live in or around Newport News and were involved in the conversion of these ships, you may have been exposed to asbestos. Another possible source of asbestos exposure if if you served in the United States Navy and were stationed aboard one of these ships. The family members of persons exposed to asbestos are also at risk for contracting mesothelioma cancer. If you were exposed to asbestos aboard a Northup Grunman Conversion in Newport News, contact our mesothelioma attorneys for a free case evaluation.

Ship Name Delivered Length Owner Comments

America Mar 3, 1928 687'0" U.S. Shipping Board Reconditioned-Pass/Cargo
America Oct 31, 1946 723'0" Maritime Commission Reconditioned-Pass/Cargo
Ankara Apr 12, 1949 409'4" Turkish Gov't. Converted-Hospital to Passenger
Artillero Dec 12, 1947 491'10" Dodero Navigation Converted-Escort Carrier to Pass/Cargo
Carolina Mar 1, 1914 404'0" N.Y. & Porto Rico Co Remodeled-Pass/Cargo
Carpenter (DD825) Dec 15, 1949 390'6" U.S. Navy Completion-Destroyer
City of Elwood Jun 12, 1929 412'3" U.S. Shipping Board Dieselized-Cargo
Coracero Jan 9, 1948 491'10" Dodero Navigation Converted-Escort Carrier to Pass/Cargo
Corrientes Jan 14, 1949 492'0" Rio De La Plata, S.A. Converted-Escort Carrier to Immigrant
General Daniel I. Sultan Jun 24, 1948 608'11" U.S. Army Converted-Pass/Cargo to P-2 Transport
General Edwin D. Patrick Apr 29, 1948 608'11" U.S. Army Converted-Pass/Cargo to P-2 Transport
General Hugh J. Gaffey Aug 19, 1948 608'11" U.S. Army Converted-Pass/Cargo to P-2 Transport
General Simon B. Buckner Feb 12, 1948 608'11" U.S. Army Converted-Pass/Cargo to P-2 Transport
General William O. Darby Oct 14, 1948 608'11" U.S. Army Converted-Pass/Cargo to P-2 Transport
Intrepid (CV11) Jun 18, 1954 871'10" U.S. Navy Modernized-Aircraft Carrier
Jacona Nov 7, 1930 396'0" New Eng. Pub. Serv. Co. Converted-Cargo to Floating Power Plant
John Sergeant Sep 26, 1956 567'3" Maritime Administration Converted-New Bow, Gas Turbine
Lake Champlain (CV39) Sep 19, 1952 871'10" U.S. Navy Modernized-Aircraft Carrier
Lancero Feb 6, 1948 491'10" Dodero Navigation Converted-Escort Carrier to Pass/Cargo
Levianthan May 16, 1923 950'7" U.S. Shipping Board Reconditioned-Pass/Cargo
Mastonia May 10, 1957 638'8" Matson Navigation Co. Reconditioned-Pass/Cargo
President Fillmore Jan 11, 1930 615'8" Dollar Line Reconditioned-Pass/Cargo
President Garfield Jul 13, 1929 522'8" Dollar Line Reconditioned-Pass/Cargo
President Harrison Apr 29, 1929 522'8" Dollar Line Reconditioned-Pass/Cargo
President Johnson Jan 19, 1929 615'8" Dollar Line Reconditioned-Pass/Cargo
Randolph (CV15) Jul 1, 1953 871'10" U.S. Navy Modernized-Aircraft Carrier
Republic Apr 11, 1924 615'3" U.S. Shipping Board Reconditioned-Pass/Cargo
Salta Mar 25, 1949 492'0" Rio De La Plata, S.A. Converted-Escort Carrier to Immigrant
Standard Feb 18, 1916 545'0" Standard Oil of N.J. Remodeled-Oil Tanker
Uruguay Sep 2, 1938 601'1" Maritime Commission Remodeled-Pass/Cargo
Ward Aug 1, 1929 412'3" U.S. Shipping Board Dieselized-Cargo

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