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GulfQuest gratefully acknowledges the following corporations, foundations and individuals for their contributions to the "Charting the Course" capital campaign.
The McLean Family
in loving memory of Clara, Jim and Malcom McLean from their Children, Grandchildren, Nieces and Nephews
Monte L. Moorer Foundation
Alabama Power Foundation
The Hearin-Chandler Foundation
Mobile County Commission
Alabama State Port Authority
BP Corporation North America
The Crampton Trust
The Robert Herndon Radcliff, Jr. Family
The Sybil H. Smith Charitable Trust
AMCREF Community Capital, LLC
APM Terminals - Mobile, LLC
BAE Systems Southeast Shipyards
The J.L. Bedsole Foundation
Cooper/T. Smith Corporation
The Daniel Foundation of Alabama
Hancock Bank/Whitney Bank
International Shipholding Corporation
Ben May Charitable Tust
Mobile Gas Service Corporation
Norton Lilly International, Inc.
Page & Jones, Inc.
E.B. and Celeste Peebles
The Propeller Club, Port of Mobile
The Seamen's Foundation, Port of Mobile
Admiral and Mrs. William H. Stewart
The Bender Shipbuilding and Repair Family
The Community Foundation of South Alabama
Walter A. and Loresa Bell Charitable Fund
Ben May Memorial Fund
Teresa and Norvelle Smith Fund
Volkert Charitable Fund
Hargrove Engineers + Constructors
Mr. and Mrs. John C. Hope, III
The Mary Josephine Larkins Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Russell R. Steiner
Thomas C. Weller, Jr.
Alabama River Pulp Company
Armbrecht Jackson LLP
EBSCO Industries, Inc.
C.D., Helen and Jeff Glaze Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Guthans
Hand Arendall LLC
Mr. and Mrs. J. Michael Helmsing
Mr. and Mrs. John C. H. Miller, Jr.
A. S. Mitchell Foundation
Mobile Bar Pilots Association
Mr. and Mrs. C. Howard Moore III
Mr. and Mrs. Marion A. Quina, Jr.
Mrs. Tallulah Dunlap Quina
Rotary Club of Mobile
Henry and Kate Seawell
Senior Bowl Charities
United States Steel Corporation
Erin R. Wheeler
N. D. Cunningham & Company, Inc.
Miss Clara L. McLean Memorial Fund
Mr. and Mrs. J. Manson Murray
John T. Murray Family
Richard Murray & Company, Inc.
Richard Murray, III
Ben M. Radcliff Contractor, Inc.
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew A. Saunders, Jr.
Admiral William H. Stewart Memorial Fund
Dorothy D. Trabits Stephens Foundation
Dr. William J. and Marietta Murray Urquhart
Barry A. Vittor and Associates, Inc.
Mr. and Mrs. John B. Waterman II
Wind Creek Casino & Hotel
Alabama Lighthouse Association
Alabama Tourism Department
Alter Trading Corporation
Bagby and Russell Electric Company
M. Palmer and Ann S. Bedsole
Mr. and Mrs. J. Edgar Brister
Paul A. Buolo, Inc.
Mr. and Mrs. G. Edgar Downing, Jr.
Fabrication Specialists, Inc.
Harrison Brothers Dry Dock & Repair Yard
Mr. and Mrs. S. Slade Hooks, Jr.
Inchcape Shipping Services
Goodman G. Ledyard
James K. and Beth Marietta Lyons
Mr. and Mrs. John L. McCarron, Jr.
Lillian C. McGowin Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Lee E. Moncrief
Mr. and Mrs. Sheldon L. Morgan
Mr. and Mrs. John S. Moses
P&H Construction Corporation
Pascagoula Bar Pilots Association
T. Lee Robinson, Sr.
Cheryl and Jerry Thompson
Mr. and Mrs. John M. Turner, Jr.
Vickers, Riis, Murray & Curran, LLC
Captain and Mrs. W. Curtis Wilson, Sr. Family
Tony, Shawna, Jackson and Rachel Zodrow
Baldwin Transfer Company
Brent and Virginia Beall
Mr. and Mrs. James C. Bledsoe
Pamela A. Brewer
Douglas and Karen Christopher
The Cobb Family Foundation
Dockside Services, Inc.
Dog River Marina & Boat Works
Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert F. Dukes, Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. Winthrop M. Hallett, III
Mr. and Mrs. William J. Hearin
Kalifeh, Bedsole, & Company
Cathy and Robert Lee
Rufus B. Lee Memorial Fund
Captain and Mrs. G. Wildon Mareno
Sandy, Angela, Kaelen and Lauren McArthur
McDowell Knight Roedder & Sledge, LLC
Mr. and Mrs Walter R. Meigs
Middleton Marine Engine Service
Mr. and Mrs. Ray H. Miller, III
Mobile Air Center
Captain John Paul Morris
Parker Towing Company
Remedial Services, Inc.
Mr. and Mrs. William R. Seifert, II
Captain John Donnelly Smith
Mr. and Mrs. H.W. Thurber, III
Mr. and Mrs. Carl A. Torbert, Jr.
Richard R. Tremayne, Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. Anthony van Aken
It was once customary for the mate to profit from selling the "slush" - fat or grease obtained from boiling salted meat for meals. Sometimes sailors shared these profits, which were placed in a "slush fund" to buy a few luxuries.