Books about Asbestos Products on Ships

Marine Engine and Fire Room Guide

Marine Engine and Fire Room Guide (1943)
Detailed chart lists when asbestos packings are used for specific services and joints.

Modern Marine Pipefitting

Modern Marine Pipefitting (1942)
WWII era book about ship building. Asbestos used on ships.

Okonite Insulated Wires and Cables for Marine Needs Brief Catalog

Okonite Insulated Wires and Cables for Marine Needs Brief Catalog (1944)
WWII era catalog describes Okonite cables for marine use on Navy ships and other vessels. Asbestos insulation and protective coverings.

Johns-Manville Documentation: J-M Sealing Compounds

Johns-Manville Documentation: J-M Sealing Compounds (1953)
Navaseal, for marine use, contained asbestos. It was used on ships to seal electrical duct services.

Collyer Insulated Wire Co Advertisement

Collyer Insulated Wire Co Advertisement (1944)
Asbestos insulated wire for shipboard cables. Ad says that their products were used by the U.S. Navy and shipbuilders everywhere.

Jackson System Advertisement - S. H. Pomeroy Company, Inc

Jackson System Advertisement - S. H. Pomeroy Company, Inc (1944)
Asbestos millboard insulation recommended. Jackson Snap-in Flush Metal Panels for Ship Bulkheads and Sheathing.

Marine Engines and Equipment

Marine Engines and Equipment (1962)
Asbestos head gaskets for gas engines, asbestos clutch.

Naval Engineers Journal, May 1961, Volume 73, Number 2

Naval Engineers Journal, May 1961, Volume 73, Number 2 (1961)
Advertisements for Buffalo Forge, Westinghouse, and Combustion Engineering.

Port Terminal Operation

Port Terminal Operation (1945)
Asbestos storage, asbestos cement use.

Foster Wheeler Instruction Book for Marine Steam Generators

Foster Wheeler Instruction Book for Marine Steam Generators
(1940s) Their marine steam generators were insulated with asbestos cement and rope. Their equipment was on U.S. Navy Ships, and probably was in use during WWII.

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