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Delaware Coast Press
Delaware Coast Press
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Date: June 6 2018

Newspaper published in: Lewes

Source: newspaper

Page/Column: Sussex News

Since the end of WW II veterans have launched new industries in the Cape Henlopen area, on being the colorful, popular and

lucrative sport, Deep Sea Fishing.

A yer after the end of the war, 1946, Army veteran John J. Marsh of Rehoboth, formed the Indian River Yacht Club Basin Corporation

which dredged a harbor near the Indian River Inlet, deep enough to hold fifty deep sea fishing vessels. By July 4th, 1946,

deep sea fishing boats were sailing through the inlet going in search of "Big Boy" marlin.


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