Executive Order 10743—Sale of Vessels of the Navy
By virtue of the authority vested in me by section 7305 of title 10 of the United States Code, it is hereby ordered as follows:
1. Vessels of the Navy stricken from the Naval Vessel Register pursuant to section 7304 of title 10 of the United States Code, and not subject to disposition under any other law, may be sold at public sale to the highest acceptable bidder, pursuant to section 7305 of title 10 of the United States Code, regardless of their appraised value, after being advertised for sale for a period of not less than thirty days and without requiring that each bid be accompanied by a payment bond.
2. This order supersedes Executive Order No. 9986 of August 16, 1948, entitled "Sale of Vessels of the Navy".
DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER
THE WHITE HOUSE,
December 10, 1957.
Dwight D. Eisenhower, Executive Order 10743—Sale of Vessels of the Navy Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/306790