USS Monssen DD-798 aground in Holgate after the March 1962 Noreaster

The USS Monssen was being towed while the March 1962 Nor’easter ravaged Long Beach Island. She broke loose from her tow and ended up hard aground in Holgate.

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Aerial photo of North Beach Haven. Boats between 16th and 17th streets. 1950’s

This was most likely taken in the 1950’s, possible around 1956. This is the cove between 16 and 17th streets in North Beach Haven. Residents would moor their boats in the cove.

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1920 Aerial view of Barnegat Light

This is an aerial view of Barnegat Light and the Barnegat Inlet from a 1920’s survey by the Army Corps of Engineers. 

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Aerial Photo of North Beach Haven. Possibly 1987

This is an aerial photo of North Beach Haven from the bay between West 17th and West 18th Streets in North Beach Haven.  Many of the houses in this photo have been torn down and modern homes built.

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Aerial Photo of North Beach Haven some time after 1955. 16th through 19th streets and Waverly Avenue

This photo was definitely taken after 1955 in North Beach Haven. The closest street, in the lower right hand corner, is West 16th Street.

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Aerial View of North Beach Haven and Spray Beach – late 1940’s – early 1950’s

This is an Aerial view of the bayside of North Beach Haven and part of Spray Beach. The Boulevard is clearly visible. The Spray Beach Yacht Club is visible in the top left of the photo. I’m not sure of the exact date, but judging from the vehicles, it is probably from the 1940’s.

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Aerial photos of the aftermath of the March 1962 Northeaster

  Aerial photos of the aftermath of the March 1962 Northeaster storm. The first photo is of the intersection of 17th and Waverly in North Beach Haven. That storm devastated Long Beach Island with wind and flooding damage. Tags: , Read more
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