Cape May in Cape May County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
S. S. Cape May
S. S. Cape Map
Built 1943 Retired 1969
Length 417’9” Beam 60’
Draft 27’6” Crew 49
Presented to the city by U. S. Maritime Administration in 1974
Served in European war zone in World War II
Later served in peacetime commerce
Plaque courtesy of Cape May Kiwanis Club – 1981
Erected 1981 by Cape May Kiwanis Club.
Location. 38° 55.994′ N, 74° 55.295′ W. Marker is in Cape May, New Jersey, in Cape May County. Marker is at the intersection of Ocean Street and Washington Street, on the left when traveling west on Ocean Street. The marker is near the north end of the Washington Street Mall in Cape May. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cape May NJ 08204, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Edgar Arthur Draper (within shouting distance of this marker); Edwin Joseph Hill, CMH (within shouting distance of this marker); Lt. Richard Wickes (about 600 Henry Washington Sawyer (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cape May County Fishermans Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); What Is It? (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Bunker Story (approx. 1.8 miles away); Bats on the Move (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cape May.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 24, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,028 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 24, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.