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


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1. Early Naval




2. WW I: Naval Section Base____.


3. WW II:Harbor Entrance Control Post (HECP)

and Captain of the Port (COTP)____.


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 Units____




Presentations and book-signings.

Navy Radio Day

2PM 27 & 28 June

Biden Center, Cape Henlopen State Park


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The U.S. Navy maintained installations on Cape Henlopen continuously from 1898 until 1996. (See map below.)

The recently published book: A Century of Service: The U.S. Navy on Cape Henlopen, Lewes Delaware, 1898-1996 provides the history of that Navy presence.

Purchasers of the book can use the ID "reader" and the password provided on page 133 of the book (EXCEPT use 7 vice &) and click on the ___ after any installation to access pages providing additional information and pictures.

This website was built on Google Chrome and is best viewed  using that browser. Updated 15 June 2015. 

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____.