Watermen's Memorial

Names for the Memorial

Watermen who drowned or died in the line of duty while working in their industry on and along New Jersey’s Delaware Bay

See General Names Information

See Current Confirmed Names List

We are looking for information to confirm the names below.
To help research names and their stories, contact Rachel Dolhanczyk
at museum@bayshorecenter.org 856.785.2060 x109

Johnson, Milton


Whildon, John


We are looking for names and stories of Watermen.

Name form

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Thank you to the following researchers:

Sonia Forry and Lois Broomell, Cape May County Historical Society

Linda Jones, Warren Adams and Bill Saunderlin, Cumberland County Historical Society

Richard Guido, Salem County Historical Society

Ed Adams and Dick Smith, Elizabeth Hoffman, volunteers, Port Norris Historical Society

Pat and Gordon Moore, volunteers, Bayshore Center and PNHS

Diann Ewan, volunteer, Bayshore Center

Hannah E. Nichols, Township Clerk, Commerial Township

Meghan Wren, BCB Founder and Former Executive Director

Rachel R. Dolhanczyk, BCB Museum Curator

Rachel Cobb, PNHS and Graphic Designer/Web Development/Photographer

And to the family and friends who contributed names of their loved ones.