Lightship WLV 539

Also known as: S-7857 The Lightship "Overfalls"
Lewes--Rehoboth Canal between Shipcarpenter and Mulberry Sts., Lewes, Delaware

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Overfalls Lightship

Photo taken by Richard Doody in 1997

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National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 16, 1989
Reference number
89000006
Architectural style
Other architectural type; Lightship
Area of significance
Maritime History
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event
Property type
Structure
Historic function
Coast guard facility
Current function
Museum
Period of significance
1925-1949
Significant year
1938

Update Log 

  • May 9, 2018: New photos from Richard Doody

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