“My father worked at the Ingalls Shipyard and I have known all my life about the maritime history of that community.”
Generation upon generation of Jackson County and other coastal residents have recorded a legacy of unparralled maritime history. From the shops and docks of our shipyards have come naval vessels for the defense of world peace, and commercial vessels for the expansion...
To Whom It May Concern: The history of south Mississippi is the story of our work in the maritime industries. The contributions of generations of Mississippians to the U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard is unrivaled through our military shipbuilding companies. From...
“The museum will not only preserve our community’s rich history and inspire visitors of all ages, but will also introduce the next generation of our workforce to the meaningful maritime careers awaiting them.“
“To be able to take my family to a museum that, not only honors the work of so many, but is dedicated to educating the community on the history and future of the industry is exciting to say the least.”
“This museum will serve several purposes of preserving our rich maritime history and to educate the many visitors from all over the region and the local school children about the history and career opportunities within the Maritime Industry.”
“I would like to encourage our community to give unstinting moral and financial support to the Mississippi Maritime Museum.”