Wednesday's post was about the dredge Merritt. It reminded me of the Lehigh.
Visitors to Ocracoke on the Swan Quarter or Cedar Island ferries often wonder about the two large objects protruding from the edge of the ferry channel not far from Ocracoke.
These are spuds attached to the sunken dredge, Lehigh.
You can read more in a post I published a year ago: http://villagecraftsmen.blogspot.com/2012/10/the-lehigh.html.
Our latest Ocracoke Newsletter is a brief history of
the Soundfront Inn, one of the oldest structures on the island. You can
read it here: http://www.villagecraftsmen.com/news102113.htm.