Books about Asbestos Products on Ships
Marine Engine and Fire Room Guide (1943)
Detailed chart lists when asbestos packings are used for specific services and joints.
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 (1953)
Navaseal, for marine use, contained asbestos. It was used on ships to seal electrical duct services.
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.
National Tile & Marble Corp Advertisement (1943)
Ad mentions asbestos matting.
Hauserman Marine Prefabricated Joiner Work Catalog
Jackson System Advertisement - S. H. Pomeroy Company, Inc (1944)
Asbestos millboard insulation recommended. Jackson Snap-in Flush Metal Panels for Ship Bulkheads and Sheathing.
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.