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The mission of GulfQuest National Maritime Museum of the Gulf of Mexico is "to inspire people of all ages and backgrounds to understand and appreciate the Gulf Coast's rich maritime heritage through exhibits, programs and activities."

DELIVER A BROADSIDE

A broadside involved every gun along one side of a warship firing simultaneously. It was the most powerful blow of all. When we "deliver a broadside," we expect it to have a sudden, dramatic effect on the intended recipient.