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We will preserve the past and promote the future of Mississippi’s maritime and shipbuilding heritage!

Please sup­port us as we take our dream to real­i­ty this year!
Our activ­i­ty cen­ter is open offer­ing learn­ing ses­sions, lec­tures and more.
Email msmmuseum@gmail.com for more infor­ma­tion or send us a sug­ges­tion of what YOU would love to learn here at your mar­itime cen­ter! Stay tuned for UPDATES!

First Annual
National Maritime Day
May 22, 2021 — 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

Click the image to read the sto­ry from WLOX

His­to­ry of Nation­al Mar­itime Day

Buffett, McAnally pen ode to coast with ‘Gulf Coast Girl’ Read Blog

Pascagoula’s Department of Recreation partnership.

Week­ly thru July we are host­ing Mar­itime learn­ing ses­sions. “Com­pass Rose & Map­ping” start­ed June 1st.  Each week we change topics.

Mississippi Maritime Museum under development in Pascagoula hires its first director

PASCAGOULA, Mis­sis­sip­pi — The Mis­sis­sip­pi Mar­itime Muse­um, cur­rent­ly in devel­op­ment in Pascagoula, has announced the hir­ing of Lor­ren West as its first exec­u­tive direc­tor. “I am excit­ed to set sail in my new role as Exec­u­tive Direc­tor of Mis­sis­sip­pi Mar­itime Muse­um,” West said. “This oppor­tu­ni­ty allows me to bring together…

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Do You Know Ships?

This details the types of ships that are known by most locals in the cities list­ed in Jack­son Coun­ty, Mis­sis­sip­pi.  Below are some ship clas­si­fi­ca­tions focus­es of the Mis­sis­sip­pi Mar­itime Muse­um’s (MMM) exhibits, lec­tures, media pro­mo­tions and the like.  A long line of boats, ships, schooners, and oth­er marine ves­sels of vary­ing shapes and sizes have come from the Jack­son Coun­ty, Mis­sis­sip­pi area — and the list keeps grow­ing.  These are are pri­mar­i­ly from Ingalls Shipbuilding.

Spru­ance Destroy­er (DD)                       Ticon­dero­ga (Aegis) Cruis­ers (CG)               Arleigh Burke Destroy­er (DDG)

Wasp Class Amphibi­ous Assault Ships (LHD)                    San Anto­nio Class Amphibi­ous Trans­port Dock (LPD)