Shipwreck Discovery by NOAA
3/25/2022 NEWS FLASH-SHIPWRECK DISCOVERY BY THE NOAA OKEONOS CREW
OUR MARITIME COMMUNITY COUNCIL KICKS OFF!!
Our Maritime Community Council had a fantastic first meeting April 7th, 2022 This dynamic group of community maritime leaders includes: Ms. Leslie Zanders, PMP, Manager Software Development/Halter Marine,INCMr. Tim Martin, Chief of Port Operations/NOAAMr. Dennis Bopp.Flotilla Vice Commander, USCGMr. Dick Dixon,…
National Rosie The Riveter Day
Join us Monday March 21, 2022 12:30pm-1pm at our Jackson County Mississippi Maritime Activity Center to celebrate National Rosie The Riveter Day! Both Rosie & Vera Anderson, are two women who helped shape the maritime shipbuilding industry. Participants will assist…
Our new paved parking lot
Sponsored by the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources Attachments 20211123_081410 (320 kB)20211123_081539 (581 kB)20211123_081410 (320 kB)20211123_081539 (581 kB)
There’s going to be no fishing
Can Mississippi marshes be saved from sea level rise? Read more
Wally the Walrus was given a “floating couch”
Wally the Walrus was given a “floating couch” in order to stop him from sinking boats.
A Unique Shipwreck
Our sister maritime museum in Florida discovers a unique shipwreck! The Mississippi Maritime Museum is looking forward to finding shipwrecks along our Gulf Coast too!!
Vera Anderson’s Birthday — June 15th
National Women’s Champ Welder Employed as a welder at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula during WWll, Vera (Anderson) McDonald was a young Mississippi gal who won regional and national wartime competitions for women welders.
Rerouting the Mississippi River
Rerouting the Mississippi River could build new land—and save a retreating coast
Buffett, McAnally pen ode to coast with ‘Gulf Coast Girl’
Pascagoula’s own Jimmy Buffett and longtime collaborator Mac McAnally have penned a new song as an ode to the coast, entitled “Gulf Coast Girl.” Read story here Then come back here and watch and listen to Caroline Jones perform “Gulf Coast Girl”
First Annual National Maritime Day
Saturday May 22, 2021 — The Point — Pascagoula, Mississippi Help us honor our Mississippi Coastal Communities and their maritime dedication to our local maritime heritage and local culture! (Click on attachment below to view flyer) Attachments Maritime Day flyer (950…
National Rosie the Riveter Day
The National Rosie the Riveter Day — Sunday March 21, 2021 Celebrate with us and learn about our local “Rosie The Riveter”. Watch this video about Vera Anderson
Live oaks from the Gulf Coast will be part of the restored MAYFLOWER II
by Mystic Seaport Museum Attachments Live Local Oaks preserve historical Thanksgiving Mayflower ship II (638 kB)