Transport: Guilty

Last week in Manhattan it took a Federal Court jury which had spent ten weeks listening to evidence on the burning of the T. E. L. Morro Castle off the New Jersey coast in September 1934, scarcely ten hours to reach a verdict.

Convicted of criminal negligence were The New York & Cuba Mail Steamship Co., operator of the Ward liner; Executive Vice President Henry E. Cabaud, the shore official in charge of safeguarding the Morro Castle; Acting Captain William F. Warms and Chief Engineer Eben Starr Abbott, the two chief officers of...

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