Author Archive: Douglas Belk

The ‘Pascagoula’ Ship

Con­tributed by Else Mar­tin Geneal­o­gy and Local His­to­ry Depart­ment The “Pascagoula,” was built by Dierks-Blod­gett Ship­build­ing Com­pa­ny of Pascagoula. This pho­to, tak­en by the Dierks fam­i­ly, is from the ship’s tri­al run in 1918. This dig­i­tal pho­to was donat­ed to…
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SCHOONER MARIA

Capt. DANIEL PICKETT — of Pascagoula (Ances­tor of the Pick­ett fam­i­ly) 1826–1827 He owned the SCHOONER MARIA. MARIA was first doc­u­ment­ed on Bay­ou St. John in 1820’s and was list­ed as BUILT in 1821 at EAST PASCAGOULA. Descrip­tion: 30 66/95…
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