Someone asked about the inlet.Yes, I also have read about the inlet being cut through mostly from bay to ocean.
My Uncle John Elliott claimed to be the first person to go through the inlet. Probably a slight exaggeration.
I can remember seeing the pound poles from the boardwalk at North Division St, where Showell’s Bowling alleys were located.
There use to be an old pound fishing boat at Davis & Lynch’s yard. I’m sure it’s gone now.
What I called a fid is actually a netting needle. A fid is used to splice rope and cable.
A netting needle