Harkers Island , NC Occupations

Boat Building

This was also a very early industry and now larger than ever. We venture to say every–well almost every–community and town has boat building. A few years ago Jim Nabor’s cousin had a $250,000.00 boat–Would one call this a boat? Well, a “floating mansion built at Harkers Island. This is an example of the far range of boat building in this county now. They are shipped out to many places.

Source: Thumbnail History of Carteret County; Compiled by Reba Hellen Salter Singer. Dedicated to The Morehead City Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution; 1976; p.7.

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