May 22, 2008 - Sale 2147

Sale 2147 - Lot 429

Price Realized: $ 1,680
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
(WARD LINE.) "Morro Castle." Interesting archive of materials related to the ill-fated ship, including over 40 photographs of the ship before and after the disaster, including a nice vintage launch photo and other vintage pieces, a passenger list and deck plan, and numerous contemporary newspaper clippings regarding the disaster and its aftermath. 1930s

Additional Details

The twin-screw ship was destroyed by fire off of Asbury Park, New Jersey on 08 September 1934, with over 120 lives lost. She had been on a return trip from Havana to New York.