Jacksonville, Florida

Jacksonville, Florida

Centered on the banks of the St. Johns River, Jacksonville is the largest city in the state of Florida and the second largest deepwater port on the east coast of the United States. The city is about 25 miles south of the Georgia border and has a coastline on the Atlantic Ocean. Jacksonville was originally inhabited by the Timucua people, but the area later became the site of Fort Caroline, one of the earliest European settlements in the United States. On February 9, 1832, Jacksonville’s first charter was approved and the area became an incorporated city.

The turn of the 20th century brought much needed expansion to the city of Jacksonville. Builders and architects flocked to the city and many piers, docks, shipyards, and terminals were constructed during this time. Ameristeel, formerly known as Florida Steel Corporation, opened a steel mill in Jacksonville, as did Mid-State Steel & Wire. Throughout the years, Jacksonville’s prime seaport location attracted numerous shipbuilders and dry docks to the Port of Jacksonville: Merrill Stevens Shipyard and Atlantic Dry Dock were two of the larger companies. The United States Navy did not have a base at the Port of Jacksonville until shortly before World War II. Today, Mayport Naval Station, Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Blount Island Command (Marines), and Kings Bay Submarine Base form the third largest military presence in the U.S. Additionally, Jacksonville is presently home to prominent organizations such as CSX Transportation, Inc., Seaboard Coastline Railroad, Winn-Dixie, and Petro Chemical Products.

Jacksonville’s longstanding maritime and manufacturing industries place the city in a high risk category for asbestos exposure. If you were exposed to asbestos in Jacksonville and have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you should consider contacting a mesothelioma law firm.

Large Jobsites in Jacksonville where Asbestos Exposure Occurred

The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance has compiled information obtained from a number of sources to identify the following large job sites in Jacksonville where asbestos exposure was known to have occurred. These sites are listed below. Click on them to get more detailed information.

Other Jobsites in Jacksonville where Asbestos Exposure Occurred

These additional jobsites in Jacksonville, FL have been identified as harboring asbestos containing materials. These sites, at one point in their history, were known to have exposed a variety of tradesmen to asbestos. We will be documenting in more detail how asbestos exposure occurred at these sites in the future on this web site.

  • AC & S Contracting & Supply
  • Acousti‐Engineering Company
  • Aerojet Shipyard
  • Airco Welding Supply Company
  • Alton Box Board Company
  • Alton Packaging Corporation
  • American Norit Company, Inc
  • American Oil Company
  • Anchor Hocking Glass Corp
  • Anheuser Busch Inc
  • Anna Dickinson
  • Armour and Company
  • Armstrong Contracting & Supply Corporation
  • Arthur M. Huddell
  • Associated Iron & Metal
  • Atlantic Coast Line Rr Company
  • Atlantic Firebrick & Supply Company
  • Atlantic Ice and Coal Corp
  • Atlantic National Bank
  • August Belmont
  • Bacardi Bottling Company
  • Baptist Medical Center
  • Beautyrest Siding
  • Bellinger Shipyard
  • Bigelow Liptak Corp Cushm
  • Board of Trustees of Water Works and Improvement Bonds
  • Buckeye Cellulose Corporation
  • Bush Boake Allen Inc.
  • C W Post
  • Cameron, Barkley & Company
  • Cecil Field Naval Air Station
  • Citrus Machinery Company
  • City Commision of The City of Jacksonville Fl
  • City of Jacksonville Department of Electric and Water Utilities
  • City of Jacksonville Talleyrand Avenue Plant
  • City of Jacksonville Underground Electric Distribution System
  • Cleaners Hangers Company
  • CSX Railroad
  • CSX Transporation, Inc.
  • Cummer Lumber Company
  • Department of Welfare Building, Arlington Expressway
  • Dept of Elec & Water Utilities
  • Dept of Electric & Water Utilities - Kennedy Generating Station
  • Dixie Galvanizing & Tank
  • Dobbs House
  • Dry Ice Plant
  • Duval Ice & Coal Company
  • Earl Corporation
  • Eastern Seaboard Petroleum Company
  • Emergency Generator Units
  • Fairfax Station
  • Ferry Service Inc. - Tmt Trailer
  • Flo-Mach, Inc
  • Florida Ice Machine Corporation
  • Florida Machine & Foundry Company
  • Florida Power & Light
  • Florida Smelting Company
  • Florida Weather Inc
  • Flowers Baking Company
  • Francis Asbury
  • Fred A Rankin Company Inc
  • Frito Lay Inc
  • Fruit Growers Express Company
  • General Foods Corporation
  • Georgia Pacific Corporation
  • Gibbs Corp
  • Gibbs Shipyard
  • Glidden Chemical Company
  • Glidden Durkee Company
  • Glidden Paint Company
  • Glidden-Durkee
  • Grant Wood
  • Growers Container Corp
  • Gulf Life Insurance Building
  • Gulf Life Tower
  • Harold Torsvik
  • Harvey Cushing
  • Henry Watterson
  • Hess Oil Company
  • Holiday Inn Hotel
  • Horne-Wilson Company Incorporated
  • Horton J L & Assoc
  • HW Lau & Company, Inc.
  • Ind Laundry Trop Uniform Rental
  • Independent Ice Fuel Company
  • J W Allen and Associates
  • J. Dillon Kennedy Generating Station
  • Jackson Hospital
  • Jacksonville Development Center
  • Jacksonville Electric Authority
  • Jacksonville Electric Light Company
  • Jacksonville Gas Company
  • Jacksonville International Airport
  • Jacksonville Linen Service
  • Jacksonville Linen Supply Company
  • Jacksonville Naval Air Station
  • Jacksonville Plant
  • Jacksonville Ship Chandlery
  • Jacksonville Shipyard
  • Jacksonville Street Railway Company
  • Jacksonville University
  • Jacksonville Water Works
  • Jax Ice and Cold Storage Company
  • Jefferson Smurfit Corporation
  • John H. Swisher and Son, Inc.
  • Keene Corp
  • Kennedy Generating Station
  • Liquid Carbonic Corp
  • Longbranch Pumping Station
  • Maxwell House Coffee Plant
  • Mcwilliams Dredging Company
  • Merrill Stevens Shipyard
  • Metal Container Corporation
  • Mid- State Steel & Wire
  • Millennium Specialty Chemicals
  • Moore Dry Kiln Company
  • National Container
  • National Container Corporation
  • Naval Air Station
  • Nelio Chemical
  • New York Steam Laundry
  • North Brothers, Inc.
  • North Side Generating Station
  • Norwood Pumping Station
  • Oakridge Pumping Station
  • Oceanway School
  • Owen Wister
  • Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corporation
  • P M Hess Roofing and Sheet Metal
  • Power Plant 2
  • Rawls Brothers
  • Residual Oil Terminal
  • River Oaks Station
  • Riverside Clinic
  • Robert Meyer Hotel
  • Saint Johns River Shipyard
  • Saint Regis Paper Company
  • Scarborough & Green
  • Seaboard Airline Railroad Company
  • Seaboard Coastline Railroad
  • Seaboard Systems Railroad Inc
  • South Side Generating Station
  • Southern Bell Telephone Company
  • Southern Ice Company
  • Southern Pine Chemical Company
  • Southside Generating Station
  • St Johns River Shipyard
  • St Regis Paper Company
  • St. John Shipyard
  • St. Johns River Shipyard
  • St. Regis Kraft Company
  • St. Regis Paper Company
  • St. Vincents Hospital
  • Stone Container Corporation
  • Talleyrand Power Station
  • Telfair Stockton
  • Texas Company
  • TMT Trailer Ferry Service Inc
  • Trumbull Asphalt Company
  • U.S. Gypsum Company
  • Union Camp Corporation
  • Union Camp Paper Company
  • Union Carbide Corporation
  • Union Company Chemical Plant
  • United States Engineers
  • United States Navy
  • University of Florida
  • W & O Engineering Company
  • W O Engineering Company Inc
  • W.W. Gay Mechanical Contractors, Inc.
  • Wakulla Springs
  • Weather Engineers Inc
  • Woolco Store

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