The 1974 issue of Hatteras Island's "Sea Chest" magazine has this to say about Frazier Peele: "When he was running his own ferry with only a few passengers, he used to carry a gun in the cabin. During hunting season he would often shoot ducks and geese that would be in the range of the ferryboats, then maneuver the boat over to pick them up."
Getting to Ocracoke sixty years ago was quite the adventure!
Our latest Ocracoke Newsletter is the story of Ocracoke and the "Lost" Colony. You can read it here: http://www.villagecraftsmen.com/news112111.htm.