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703
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When coastal fisherman wanted a seaworthy boat that would handle the ever-changing inshore waters, T. N. Simmons built his now-famous Sea-Skiff.
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29933
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Once used for fishing and as a main mode of transportation on the Outer Banks, the spritsail skiff could hold up to two to three hundred pounds of fish in one run. Although once prominent, the spritsail skiffs have gone out of style with the introduction of powered boats.
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Sea Chest (NoCar F 262 D2 S42), Vol. 1 Issue 2, Spring/Summer 1981, p8-11, por
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29932
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The last spritsail skiff on the Outer Banks was built in 1931 by Bill Quidley and sold to Vetter Willams for $35.00. The boat was used for fishing and transportation before it was sold to Loran O'Neal who modified the boat as a pleasure craft.
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Sea Chest (NoCar F 262 D2 S42), Vol. 1 Issue 2, Spring/Summer 1981, p6-7, por
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41141
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Originally published in 1978, the article contains only new photos; the content is untouched. This reprint of Jim Dean’s day in the life account illustrates to the current staff that little has changed for the average Eastern North Carolinian duck hunter.