Created by DPE, Copyright IRIS 2005

Created by DPE, Copyright IRIS 2005

The Bay Run

Newsletter of

The Delaware Bay Lighthouse Keepers and Friends Association, Inc.


Volume 8 Issue 4

Winter 2008

"Our mission is to preserve the history of the Delaware Bay and River Lighthouses, Lightships and their Keepers


Historic Lightship OVERFALLS

Heads out of Lewes to Norfolk

Escorted by a Tug and other boats the Lightship Overfalls makes it way up the Lewes-  Rehobeth Canal

in route to Norfolk VA. for Hull repairs.(Photo credit Ron MacArthur  (see story on page 3)


Most noted thing salvaged from the

“John” was the carved “Figurehead”

(See story on page 4)









In This Issue:

1 - Historic Lightship Overfalls –Ship John Shoal     5 - Meet our Treasurer-Picnic Photos

2 - Beam from the President- List of Officers            6 - Rod Bd. Chairman Peggy’s Corner

3 - Log of the VP  Lightship Overfalls Repair            7 - NJLHS Challenge

4 - Ship John Shoal History                                         8 - 2008 Annual Reunion Banquet