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Cape May - Lewes Ferry Celebrates 13 Millionth Vehicle Crossing
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(North Cape May, NJ) Cape May - Lewes Ferry Captain Bryan Helm, left, and Heath Gehrke, Director of Ferry Operations, congratulate Dr. Carole Jones, a veterinarian from Ridgewood, New Jersey, for being the 13 millionth vehicle customer to use the ferry service since its inception. Dr. Jones, who departed the Cape May terminal aboard the MV New Jersey at 4:30 p.m., was on her way to Dewey Beach, Delaware, with her two golden retriever dogs, Barnabas (6) and Shirley (4).

The Cape May - Lewes Ferry (CMLF) operates year round and has carried more than thirty-five million passengers since its inception on July 1, 1964. In 2008, the ferry service, which connects Victorian Cape May, New Jersey, and historic Lewes, Delaware, transported more than 325,000 vehicles and approximately one million passengers.