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The mission of The 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."

TOE THE LINE

Oakum sealing between deck planks makes parallel lines. Sailors assemble with their toes touching a seam. Misbehaving sailors were compelled to "toe the line" for long periods of time. So we are still instructed in this way to obey rules.