Launching of the SS Robert Rowan on April 6, 1943, at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company located in Wilmington, NC. Miss Jeane Ashcraft Huske, descendant of Robert Rowan, is listed as the sponsor.
North Carolina, New Hanover County, Rowan County, boats, waterways, Intracoastal, marshes, beaches
Hoover Lingle, left, and his wife Carolyn ply the shallow waters of a marshy area near Carolina Beach Inlet in their 400 horse power air boat, which they use for fishing. The couple lives in Salisbury and own a cottage at Carolina Beach.