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Photo from Post Card c. 1906
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Front Street from Fulton to Pennell streets
Charles Kelly, Chief until October 1899 (left to become captain of the Chester Freight
Line steamer "Chester".
here for our listing of known employees of Roach's Shipyard.
Richard J. Bennett, machinist (per 1885-86 City Directory)
|Company History||A 1934
Chester Times article mentions a lady who recalled that in 1862 this was
known as Sinex Shipyard.
Roach's Shipyard operated from 1859-1885. It then became the Delaware River Iron Shipbuilding Works.
The location of Roach's Shipyard later became the location of the Ford Motor Company assembly plant.
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