Honoring Mississippi’s Maritime Heritage from 1699 …

Builders of schooners, tall ships, steamboats, barges, passenger ships, skiffs, shrimp, fishing boats and warships for America’s Navy

Be sure to read the ever-evolv­ing his­to­ry and cur­rent events of ships built in Pascagoula and oth­er Jack­son Coun­ty MS cities.  Peruse the ‘Recent Posts’ sec­tion locat­ed to the right of or below in each page, choose to get ‘Spe­cif­ic Feeds’ for ‘Posts’ by click­ing on the first social media icon at right or below, or sim­ply use the Search bar near the top of each page to find inter­est­ing facts about the many, many boats, ships, and oth­er marine craft that make our area unique!

Mississippi is a Navy State with Navy Connections

  • Mis­sis­sip­pi River
    Gulf of Mexico

 Three Aspects

  • Mississippi’s Naval Heritage
  • A look at Muse­ums in and around Mississippi
  • Plans & prospects for a Mis­sis­sip­pi Mar­itime Museum

 Mississippi Namesakes

  • The state itself – USS Mississippi
  • First was a side-wheel steamship
  • Served in the Mex­i­can-Amer­i­can War

Be sure to read the var­i­ous cat­e­gories of Blogs at our site for more detailed information.

  • Women Welders at Ingalls