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MV Cape Henlopen
Ship Name Photographer Location
MV Cape Henlopen Birk Thomas New England
IMO Number Ship Type Date Taken
5381978 Ferry Boats and Other Passenger Vessels August 8, 2003
  United States  
The Cape Henlopen Ferry was built as a World War II landing craft (LST 510) in Jeffersonville, Indiana and participated in the D-day invasion at Normandy. In 1966, it was converted to a passenger and auto ferry and served on the Lewes, Delaware - Cape May, New Jersey Route. It was purchased in 1983 by Cross Sound Ferry and underwent a total refurbishment before entering service. The ferry was repowered during the winter of 1995 with EMD 12-645 diesel engines, ensuring a long future of trouble free operation. In 2007, Cross Sound Replaced the upper cabin and added a new wheelhouse.
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Date May 30, 2023
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