Cramp Shipbuilding


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]



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