LEWES, Del. (CBS) — History is being made within the Delaware Bay service. The Cape May-Lewes Ferry has promoted Sharon Urban to captain.
She is the first permanent female captain in the history of the ferry service.READ MORE: 'It's Just Too Much.' Neighbors Remember 51-Year-Old Gunned Down In Poplar
Captain Urban joined the department with an apprenticeship position in 1997.READ MORE: Philadelphia Weather: Sunday System Brings First Chance Of Snowflakes For Parts Of Region
Her sea time has truly paid off.MORE NEWS: Man Dead After Being Shot 18 Times In Olney, Police Say
Congratulations Captain Urban on this absolutely fantastic honor and accomplishment.