Other Interesting Websites

Websites of Interest

  • The City of Lewes
    Everything you need to know about “The First Town in the First State”

  • Lewes Chamber of Commerce
    A very useful site when planning your visit to Lewes, with lots of information about local accommodations, restaurants, and shopping.

  • Delaware Tourism Office
    The official Delaware state guide to tourism, where you'll find all the infomation you'll need about what's going on throughout Delaware!

  • United States Coast Guard
    The official website, containing vast amounts of info and photos.

  • Jack's Joint
    Great narratives of life aboard a lightship from one who was there!

  • U.S.C.G. Lightship Sailors Association
    The largest "official" group of lightship sailors offers a wealth of first-hand knowledge.

  • The Delaware River and Bay Lighthouse Foundation
    All about the work a local group of dedicated volunteers is doing to restore the Harbor of Refuge Lighthouse, among other things.

  • The United States Lighthouse Society
    A non-profit historical and educational organization incorporated to educate, inform, and entertain those who are interested in America's lighthouses, past and present.

  • Chesapeake Chapter of The United States Lighthouse Society
    The Chesapeake Chapter focuses on implementing the U.S. Lighthouse Society's goals in the Chesapeake Bay area, particularly with regard to the lighthouses and lightships of Virginia and Maryland. Since this is a local chapter of the national organization, 

  • Lightship Chesapeake LS 116
    Website for the Volunteers of Lightship #116-538 located at Pier 3, in Baltimore Inner Harbor adjacent to the National Acquarium.

  • Lightship Frying Pan (LV115)
    One of the few lightships left in private ownership, now used commercially for some fun times.

  • Lightship Columbia (WLV 604) and Museum
    History of the Lightship Columbia , now integrated into a large maritime museum.

  • Cape May Maritime Museum
    Cape May Maritime Museum and Educational Center creates a greater appreciation for and preservation of the area's rich maritime heritage.

  • The Navy at Cape Henlopen - A Century of Service
    The U.S. Navy Maintained a Presence on Cape Henlopen from 1898 to 1996.

  • The MERR Institute
    The Marine Education, Research & Rehabilitation Institute, Inc. (MERR) is a local non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of marine mammals and sea turtles.

  • The National Data Buoy Center
    Weather and marine navigational conditions as reported from Buoy Station #44009, positioned at the Lightship Overfalls station at sea.  Information very useful for boaters.