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Introduction



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."

CUT AND RUN

During sudden storms or certain naval operations, it can be necessary to put to sea quickly. Lacking time to haul up the anchor, its cable might be cut. Today, this means to abandon our plans and make a getaway.