The ‘Pascagoula’ Ship

Con­tributed by Else Mar­tin
Genealogy and Local History Department's photo.

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 the Pascagoula Pub­lic Library Geneal­o­gy & Local His­to­ry Depart­ment by Ter­ry and Wilma Pass­more and was giv­en to them by Fred M. Dierks.

Read this entry about the “Pascagoula” in the “Dic­tio­nary of Amer­i­can Naval Fight­ing Ships” at “http://www.history.navy.mil/…/shi…/danfs/p/pascagoula-i.html