U.S. Life Saving Service Exhibit: Rare documents; station log books; uniform medals and buttons; complete 39-volume set of annual USLSS reports from 1876 to 1914; Lyle gun; coston cannister; patrolman "checks" and much more!
Rare post-card collection of New Jersey towns, USLSS stations, lighthouses and other maritime-related fields.
Extensive research library, consisting of hundreds of rare, out-of-print books, Sailor's Magazine and Naval Journal, shipwreck files and photographs.
Pre-historic fossils recovered from the inter-continental shelf off the New Jersey coast on loan from Ray Young of Manahawkin.
Antique navigational equipment, including taffrails, speaking trumpet, chronograph, compass, inclinometer, etc.
Photographs of Beach Haven's 1930's head-boats by renowned photographer Dave Gurtcheff, along with classic scenes of yesteryear Beach Haven and other New Jersey coastal communities.
Large number of shipwreck artifacts recovered from various wreck sites off the New Jersey coast by well-known members of the diving community.
Antique china and silver depicting coastal towns, life-saving stations and lighthouses along the New Jersey coast.
The most extensive Morro Castle shipwreck exhibit ever seen, including: rare photographs, original 1934 video news footage of the disaster; an authenticated life-vest worn by one of the survivors; original Acme News media photos; autographed menus; 1934 newspaper accounts; stateroom keys; rescuer notes; inscribed tokens, rescuer notes and much more.
Antique diving gear, including a pair of Mark V Navy diving outfits; rebreather, double hose regulators, etc.
Beautiful china plates, platters, pitchers and other artifacts recovered from the 1827 wreck of the Aurora off Sandy Hook.