"Oyster shells are gathered upon a small island formed by dredging operations in the Mobile channel. They are raked into a heap and put in wheelbarrows. Two men are often required to move loaded wheelbarrows in deep sand."
"Patrol boat VERA QUINN, Alabama Oyster Commission. Put in commission January 1938. Diesel powered, speed about 12 miles per hour. Captained by Charles Foster, who is standing on wharf with hand on bow of boat."