Books and Manuals about Asbestos use in the U.S. Navy (after 1970)

This category page lists publications from the U.S. Navy, as well as information about asbestos products used by them in more recent years (1970s-1980s primarily). If you are looking for manuals from earlier years, we have that too: U.S. Navy (Before 1970)

Sun Chemical Corporation Advertisement

Sun Chemical Corporation Advertisement (1971)
Asbestos/Mylar Lamiglas Tape insulation for Navy shipboard cable.

Engineman 1 & C: Navy Training Manual

Engineman 1 & C: Navy Training Manual (1983)
Asbestos packing was used on hydraulic transmissions of auxiliary machinery.

Utilitiesman 3 & 2 Vol. 1: Navy Training Manual

Utilitiesman 3 & 2 Vol. 1: Navy Training Manual (1983)
Safety guidelines for cutting cement-asbestos pipe. Asbestos filled gasket used in a fire hydrant. Asbestos insulation.

Basic Construction Techniques for Houses and Small Buildings Simply Explained

Basic Construction Techniques for Houses and Small Buildings Simply Explained (1972)
Bureau of Naval Personnel. Asbestos-Cement Siding, & Asbestos shingles.

Hull Maintenance Tech 3 & 2

Hull Maintenance Tech 3 & 2 (1972)
Navy training book. Many uses of asbestos described.

Fluid Power: U.S. Navy Manual

Fluid Power: U.S. Navy Manual (1970)
Asbestos fire sleeve and asbestos seals are mentioned.

Electrician's Mate 3 & 2 Navy Training Manual

Electrician's Mate 3 & 2 Navy Training Manual (1982)
Asbestos is listed as an electrical insulating material. Asbestos used in motors.

Constructionman Navy Training Manual

Constructionman Navy Training Manual (1978)
Information on Asbestos Cement Pipe.

The Bluejackets' Manual

The Bluejackets' Manual (1989)
Information on the proximity suit for firefighting.

Origins of Human Cancer

Origins of Human Cancer (1977)
Chapter by Selikoff on "Cancer Risk of Asbestos Exposure." Also: Asbestos Standards; "Bystander Disease" in the U.S. Navy shipyard.

Engineman 3 & 2: Navy Rate Training Manual and Nonresident Career Course

Engineman 3 & 2: Navy Rate Training Manual and Nonresident Career Course (1984)
Asbestos gaskets used in engines, asbestos use in diesel engine for the exhaust manifold cover.

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