Portland, ME Steamer FALMOUTH Fire, Apr 1884

A STEAMER BURNED IN PORTLAND.

PORTLAND, Me., April 29.--The steamer Falmouth, of the International Steam-ship Company's line, caught fire at her wharf this morning. The vessel has been lying above the railroad wharf for some time undergoing extensive repairs, which were nearly completed. About a dozen of the officers and crew slept on board.

The loss is estimated by the company at $175,000.

The steamer was to have resumed her place on the line next week.

The New York Times, New York, NY 30 Apr 1884