Lightship WLV 539

Lewes--Rehoboth Canal between Shipcarpenter and Mulberry Sts.
Lewes, Delaware

Historic Document

Lightship WLV 539 is located in Sussex County, Delaware certified as a historic location on Thursday February 16, 1989. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Defense, more specifically a Coast Guard Facility. Lightship WLV 539 was nominated by as a historic location by State Government based on Event and its significance in Maritime History.

Lightship WLV 539 Information

Other Name: S-7857 The Lightship "Overfalls"
Ownership Type: Private
Type of Resource: Structure
Historically Significant Years Associated With This Location: 1938
Level of Governmental Significance: National
Architect, builder, or engineer: Rice Brothers Shipyard
Architectural Style: Lightship
Restricted Archeological Site: Not Listed as a Restricted Site

Lightship WLV 539 Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 1
Number of historically contributing buildings: 0
Number of historically contributing sites: 0
Number of historically contributing structures: 1
Number of historically contributing objects: 0
Number of noncontributing buildings: 0
Number of noncontributing sites: 0
Number of noncontributing structures: 0
Number of noncontributing objects: 0
Related Sections:
Lewes Historic Locations Sussex County Historic Locations Delaware Historic Locations