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Record #:
7534
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Steve Roberts was born on Portsmouth Island on October 1, 1901, and lived there until 1912, when his family moved to Morehead City. In this SEA CHEST interview, Roberts reminisces about his life on the island, including entertainment, home remedies, ponies, and the great freeze.
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Sea Chest (NoCar F 262 D2 S42), Vol. 5 Issue 3, Fall 1979, p22-27, por
Record #:
29898
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In the 1920s and 1930s, Steve Roberts fished for sharks off Morehead City, North Carolina. Roberts and others in the shark fishery used 30 foot long boats and long nets with large mesh, and sharks would be brought up on hooks attached to the mast and boom. Sharks ranged from 65 to 850 pounds and up to 16 feet long. Fins, skins, and flesh were used for different purposes and sold in different places, even different countries.
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Sea Chest (NoCar F 262 D2 S42), Vol. 5 Issue 3, Fall 1979, p28-29, il
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Record #:
29897
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Born on Portsmouth Island, North Carolina in 1901, Steve Roberts and his love of Portsmouth has continued even when his family moved to Morehead City. Oystering and help from neighbors kept the community prosperous, while singing, traditions, and dreams kept the community together. But storms and changing beaches pushed the decline of Portsmouth Island in the end.
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Sea Chest (NoCar F 262 D2 S42), Vol. 5 Issue 3, Fall 1979, p22-27, por
Record #:
36007
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With its water encroached existence, who became known later as Coast Guard was a natural need. Generations of Midgetts keeping the occupational tradition alive proved its value measured in ways deeper than the coastal waters. A collective generational expression was the Chicamacomico Historical Society's upkeep of one of the lifesaving stations. Efforts by a younger generation came from the Cape Hatteras High School Chicamacomico Lifesavers Club.
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Sea Chest (NoCar F 262 D2 S42), Vol. 5 Issue 1, Fall 1978, p29-33