Delaware Bay Lighthouse Keepers

& Friends Association, Inc. 

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 and River Lighthouses, Lightships and their Keepers."

 

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Upper Middle Lightship

Delaware Bay

 

The Upper Middle Lightship was also known as the Cross Ledge Lightship or Lightboat #2. It would warn vessels about the shallower parts of Cross Ledge. For several years it and other lightships would be withdrawn during the winter months to avoid the ice.

It was replaced by the Cross Ledge Lighthouse in 1875.

 

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The Delaware Bay Lighthouse Keepers & Friends Association (DBLHKFA) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit preservation and educational organization.

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