Luey Angel Midgett and his sons spent many years pursuing careers on the
water. Luey, in his early years, ran a "freight boat" between Hatteras
Village and the mainland. Later, with his two oldest sons Alton and Jarvis, he
worked on ocean going U.S. Army Corp of Engineering dredges. John, like many
other members of the Midgett family, pursued a lifetime career in the U.S. Coast
Guard. And Percy, the youngest, had a short stint in the U.S. Navy before
settling on a career ashore.
pictures below to explore the maritime careers of these sons of