Otis H. Smith City Dock

Otis H. Smith City Dock (HMPTU)

Location: Lewes, DE 19958 Sussex County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 46.557', W 75° 8.326'

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In Honor of Otis H. Smith
Entrepreneur, Civil Servent
Mayor, City of Lewes
1950-1968

Otis H. Smith was the founder and President of Fish Products Co., one of the country's largestmenhaden processing operations.
During his long residency in Lewes, Mr. Smith was a tireless community leader whose manyaccomplishments and gifts to the City as Mayorincluded construction of the first City Public Dock .
Mr. Smith was also instrumental in establishingthe University of Delaware Marine Laboratoryin Lewes, in 1951. He later helped finance theresearch vessel "Cape Henlopen" and thecollege's marine research building.
Dedicated by the City of Lewes
October 2, 2010.
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Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 4:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 487946 N 4291923
Decimal Degrees38.77595000, -75.13876667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 46.557', W 75° 8.326'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 46' 33.42" N, 75° 8' 19.56" W
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Area Code(s)302
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101 Rd 267, Lewes DE 19958, US
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