Cape Gazette

DRBA hosts rechristening of MV Cape Henlopen

Public encouraged to visit the newly-refurbished vessel
Jul 02, 2013
Photo by: Deny Howeth

Gov. Jack Markell addresses a crowd of local dignitaries and Delaware River & Bay Authority employees at the re-christening of the MV Cape Henlopen June 24 on which improvements were made, while utilizing in-house resources to save expense.
This celebration was to acknowledge the efforts of authority employees, signifying the start of the summer season, to inform the public about the improvements and to encourage them to visit the ferry and enjoy the new amenities as the service approaches its 50th anniversary.

Shown during the ribbon cutting ceremony are (l-r) Betsy Reamer, executive director, Lewes Chamber of Commerce; Heath Gehrke, director of ferry operations; Ted Becker, deputy Lewes mayor; Rick Downes, commisioner, Delaware River & Bay Authority; Bill Lowe, vice chairman DRBA; Teresa Ford, wife of Lewes mayor; Gov. Jack Markell; Jim Ford, Lewes mayor; Scott Green, executive director, DRBA; Nickky Fisher, Lewes Chamber of Commerce Board member and ferry terminal manager; Jennifer Joseph, Lewes Chamber of Commerce board member; Orville Mills, Lewes Chamber of Commerce board member. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
The new seats, made of leather imported from Australia, offer cup holders and a lot of comfort. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Teresa Ford, wife of Lewes Mayor Jim Ford, smashes a bottle of champagne to signify the re-christening of the MV Cape Henlopen after its fresh coat of paint and refurbishing. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Comments (1)
Posted by: Barry Wayne Price | Jul 03, 2013 09:05

The MV Cape Henlopen is a worthy vessel.

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