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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."

MAKE A CLEAN SWEEP

When we win every contest, we make a clean sweep. Centuries ago, the Dutch navy hoisted brooms aloft, boasting they could "sweep" their enemies from the seas. This practice continued into modern times aboard submarines returning from successful patrols.