Transport: Scrap

Last week the Morro Castle, having finally been dragged off the New Jersey beach where she grounded in flames seven months ago, was sold for scrap to Union Shipbuilding Co. of Baltimore. Price: $33,605. Abandoned by her owners and underwriters, condemned by the Navy as unfit for further use, the $5,000,000 Ward liner had been taken over by the Army as a menace to navigation, sold to the highest bidder.


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