Watermen's Memorial



Names for the Memorial

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

Definition of a Waterman: a person who makes a living from the water fishing or trapping.

Watermen occupations include: fisheries (such as fish, oysters, clams, crabs, eel, sturgeon, shad) or trapping

Name form

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See Current Confirmed Names List

See Pending Names List



Geographic Boundaries

Lower Alloways Creek Township in Salem County to Cape May in Cape May County.

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Thank you to:

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, 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 Executive Director

Rachel R. Dolhanczyk, BCB Museum Curator

Rachel Cobb, PNHS and Graphic Designer/Photographer