The Morro Castle, the ill-fated luxury liner that beached off Asbury Park in the 1930s, is the subject of a new exhibit at the , opening Sunday.
The SS Morro Castle, en route form Havana, Cuba, to New York, caught fire and burned on Sept. 8, 1934. The fire killed 137 passengers and crew. The ship beached off Asbury Park and stayed there for several months before it was towed and scrapped.
The new exhibit will feature items recovered from the ship and will be housed in the Shipwreck Museum at InfoAge.
The free opening is scheduled for 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday
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