A Century of Service: The U.S. Navy on Cape Henlopen; Lewes, Delaware, 1898-1996. 


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Or attend one of the


signings listed at the 

bottom of the page. 

1. Early Naval




2. WW I: Naval Section


3. WW II:Harbor Entrance

Control Post (HECP)

and Captain of the Port



4. Cold War: Naval  


Radio Station____.


5. Cold War:Navy Sound

Surveillance System 

(SOSUS) Naval Facility

 (NavFac) ____


6. Cold War:Terminal

 Building oNavFac___

7. Harbor Defense 





Presentations book-signings.


Tuesday May 16, noon 

"WW I at Lewes and Cape 

Henlopen" for MOAA at

Irish Eyes, Lewes, DE

Sunday June 18, noon

"USS Delaware"

for Lewes Chautauqua

at Zwaanendel Museum,

Lewes, DE 

Wednesday June 21, 2:30PM

"WW I at Lewes and Cape

Henlopen" for 

Lewes Chautauqua

at Zwaanendwl Museum

Lewes, DE.


The U.S. Navy maintained installations on Cape Henlopen continuously from 1898 until 1996. 

To get the full story, READ THE BOOK

A Century of Service: the U.S. Navy on Cape Henlopen, Lewes Delaware, 1898-1996.

Available here_____

To access pictures and narrative of the individual installations, click on the ____ following the installation names below.

To see a news article about the Delaware Division of Parks and

Recreation unveiling a marker in front of the Biden Environmental

Conference Center commemorating these Navy sites, go here____.

To read about "Submarines at the Cape: Friend and Foe", go here____.

To see pictures of the USS Missouri Gun now at Cape Henlopen State Park, go here____.

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