5th Street

SUBMARINE FIRE- Burning bilge oil in the partly dismantled submarine Narwhal at the Quaker Shipyard and Machine Co.

Fifth Street was one of Camden’s original streets, running south to north, with a few major interruptions, from Newton Avenue to just west of Pyne Point in North Camden.

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