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Milford, DE Steamer DELAWARE Fire, Mar 1900

On March 9 the steamer Delaware, which carried freight and passengers between Philadelphia and Milford, Del., was burned at her dock in Milford. The steamer, which was valued at $30,000, was a total loss. She was partially covered by insurance.

The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA 20 Mar 1900

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The river steamer Delaware, owned by Vinyard & Bros., and plying between Milford and Philadelphia, was burned to the water's edge at her wharf in Milford early this morning. The fire started, it is supposed, in the kitchen. The loss is about $20,000.

The Sun, Baltimore, MD 10 Mar 1900



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