Judge orders ‘ghost fleet’ ship sold after Colonna’s wasn’t paid

(NORFOLK, Va.) — A judge has ordered the sale of a former James River Reserve Fleet ship after cleanup subcontractors weren’t paid, the Daily Press newspaper of Newport News reported. The Vandenberg was scheduled to be sent to Key West, Fla., where officials were planning to sink it as an artificial reef. But Colonna’s Shipyard in Norfolk and other subcontractors haven’t been paid for their services on the so-called “ghost fleet” vessel.
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By Professional Mariner Staff