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Solid flame from bow to stern

AN EARLIER MOHAWK DISASTER On January 2, 1925, Clyde Line's original Mohawk was destroyed by fire at the height of a once-in-a-decade storm off the New Jersey coast . The crew battled overwhelming odds to contain the fire long enough for…

Morro Castle, Mohawk and the end of the Ward Line : Part 4

In part 4 of his epic history Jim Kalafus tells the story of another unlucky Ward Line ship. the Mohawk. Interlude In January 1935, as salvage crews worked to remove the Morro Castle from the beach at Asbury Park, the Ward Line's Havana…

Morro Castle, Mohawk and the End of the Ward Line : Part One

It has been almost 72 years since the Morro Castle, gutted, afire, and carrying the bodies of at least six luckless passengers and crew members was driven ashore, with visual impact worthy of a Hollywood production, just to the north of the new Convention Center at Asbury Park, New Jersey.

Mohawk: Final Voyage Passenger and Crew List

Passenger and crew list for the Mohawk's final voyage. Compiled by Hildo Thiel Annotations and amendments by Mike Poirier and Jim Kalafus. Aronovitch Miss Bella Newark, New Jersey. Uninjured Barr Mr. Karl Westmont,…