Verification of the sale of the Marine Hospital, Vineyard Haven, to the Boston Seaman’s Friend Society, as reported by the Gazette last week, was made early this week by the General Services Administration in Washington, D. C. The price was $18,000.

The property had been advertised for bids on three separate occasions previously. Bids were rejected in 1954 and 1955, and the third bid of $12,218 was refused in January.