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


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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.


April 21-9AM

"Delaware on the Front

Lines" for DelTech Road

Scholar Program.

Brighton Suites, Rehoboth.

April 30-2PM

"Navy at Fort Miles" for

WW II Day Cape Henlopen 

State Park.

May 2: 7PM

"Creating the American 

Navy on Delaware Bay" for

Delaware Society of 

Colonial Wars.

Wilmington Club

July 15-4PM

"WW I Comes to Lewes"

for Lewes Historical Society.

Hotel Rodney, Lewes.

July 22-4PM

"WW II Comes to Lewes"

for Lewes Historical Society.

Hotel Rodney, Lewes.

Oct. 13, Navy Day, 7PM

" Delaware and the Birth of 

the American Navy"

for Rehoboth Historical

Society at the Rehoboth

Beach Museum.

Oct. 14, 7;30 PM

"Delaware and the Birth of 

the American Navy" for the

Overfalls Foundation at the

St. Peters Church Hall, 


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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