exhibits

Gulf Focus

       


GulfQuest exhibits offer immersive experiences in an array of maritime topics including early settlements and trade routes, marine archeology and shipwrecks, Gulf marine life, weather and hurricanes, marine and coastal environments, maritime commerce and shipbuilding, ship navigation and communication, offshore oil/gas platforms, and much more.

FIRST RATE

"First rate" is the best. The British navy formerly "rated" warships in six classes, by the size and weight of ordnance they carried, first-rate being the most powerful. The expression has expanded from naval to common usage over two centuries.