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Downe Township, New Jersey  Miah Maull Lighthouse
Own A Piece of Maritime History
Downe Township, New Jersey
To be sold by bid.

Looking for an opportunity to own a piece of maritime history? The Miah Maull Shoal Light Station, located in Delaware Bay, NJ offers many distinctive features. Climb up one of the two ladders of this historic property to a retreat from everyday living. The structure has a real homey feel with curved walls covered with wood wainscoting and nine foot ceilings. The first level was formerly used as a kitchen and dining room. The upper levels have has cast iron floors covered with wood overlays. The four bedrooms are roomy with closets. Natural light is abundant from the seven windows on the first floor and eight on the second and third floors. The watch deck on the 4th level has arched windows and deck door. Enjoy the 360 view of Delaware Bay when using any of the three outside decks. If you are up for the adventure of traveling by boat, the Miah Maull Shoal Light is an ideal property for family retreats, fishing enthusiasts, divers and anyone committed to preserving a historic lighthouse.

U.S. General Services Administration is offering Miah Maull Light Station for public auction on our website at Please visit our website or call 617-565-5700 for more information on how to become a registered bidder. A registration fee will be required before bidding on this property.

Miah Maull Light Station is located offshore in Cumberland County, New Jersey in Delaware Bay. The closest town is Downe Township, New Jersey 08345.

The ATON (aid to navigation) will remain the personal property of the United States Coast Guard (USCG). This is an active aid to navigation.

The light station marks one of a series of shoals along the eastern side of the shipping channel between Cross Ledge Light and Brandywine Shoal Light. The property is located 55 miles SW of Egg Island Point and 18.5 miles NW of Cape May, New Jersey. Latitude: 39 7' 36" N, Longitude: 75 12' 35" W

The light station was constructed in 1913 and is a cast iron, 45-foot conical red tower with a black lantern, topped with a cornice. The foundation is a concrete and cast iron caisson, 40 feet in diameter. The three-story interior is lined with brick.

Photo credit: Dave Sleeper

Barbara Salfity
U.S. General Services Administration