UPDATE – Building has been demolished to make way for the I-95 Girard Avenue interchange.
“Cramp Shipbuilding Machine Shops”
Signage over the two eastern facing entrances of the shipyard’s turret shop.
“…FOREIGN … CO.”
Another sign from a newer business, on the southern face.
This was one of the few remaining structures of a once sprawling complex. You can see the building at the very bottom center of this illustration:
Cramp Shipbuilding in 1943 by Adiel Martin Stern, R.A.
Here is the building in 1955:
PhillyHistory.org. Philadelphia Department of Records. 27 November 2007
Richmond at Beach at the end of Delaware Ave. [map]