Straitsmouth Station Site

Rockport, MA

Also known as Gap Cove (1900-1902); Straitsmouth (1903-1963)

The Straitsmouth Station Site site was established in 1900


This is not an active site. It was active 1900-1963


This site was closed (in) 1963


This is the original site location


Designation number: 22

Station closed on March 3, 1964 and turned over to GSA. 1900 station house survives at this site and is privately owned.

Station Site Notes:

1900 old station at Davis Neck, which was not suitable for further use, on account of dilapidation and inadequacy to the present needs of the Service, replaced by a new structure [Straitsmouth LSS] (USLSS Annual Reports). Crew moved to new station from Davis Neck LSS; station listed as active until July 1964(?) [1964]; Turned over to GSA in 1964 (USCG Historian's Website).

Buildings at this Station Site

The 1900 station house is surviving at this site

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