CMLF Celebrates 40 Millionth Passenger to Cross the Delaware Bay
(Lewes, DE) On Monday, August 30, Heath Gehrke, Director of Operations for Cape May - Lewes Ferry congratulates Mark and Mindy Whalen and their daughter, Kyra, for being the 40 millionth passenger to use the ferry service since its inception. The Whalens, who departed the Lewes terminal aboard the MV New Jersey at 9:15 a.m., were returning to their Scotch Plains, New Jersey home following a family vacation to Virginia Beach, VA.
The Cape May - Lewes Ferry (CMLF) operates year round and has carried more than forty million passengers since its inception on July 1, 1964. In 2009, the ferry service, which connects Victorian Cape May, New Jersey, and historic Lewes, Delaware, transported nearly 300,000 vehicles and approximately one million passengers.
Second group photo: CMLF Captain Robert Vance (left of banner), joins with passengers aboard the MV New Jersey to commemorate the crossing.
MV New Jersey Group Photo