Maritime History
                              Atlantic County,  NJ

Shipbuilding in Atlantic County, an essay on the Atlantic County Site.

Baymen and Shipbuilders on the Linwood Historic Society website

A fascinating new book, well worth the read and full of local stories.

Golden Light

The 1878 Diary of
Captain Thomas Rose Lake

By James B. Kirk II


"The Argonaut Jr." was built in 1894,
 by Simon Lake of Pleasantville, NJ,
and demonstrated at the Atlantic Highlands by Sandy Hook.


John DuBois Maritime Museum
 in  Greenwich

houses a large collection of Southern New Jersey Maritime related items from the 19th and early 20th centuries.

John DuBois Maritime Museum


Modern Boat Works

In the Atlantic City Inlet,
                         started by Carl Adams

 now the family runs 
The Tidewater Workshop


US Coast Guard Station Atlantic City

aerial view of Coast Guard Station Atlantic City


Official Site
 Absecon Lighthouse

Check out these sites for more pictures and infromation:

From  NJ Lighthouse Society - history of Absecon Lighthouse 

Inventory of Historic Light Stations by NPS

Absecon Lighthouse 

Absecon Lighthouse

before restoration

Visit Historic Gardiner's Basin


 and The Ocean Life Center 

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