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Mission



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."

SEWN UP

A completed task or opportunity secured is said to be "sewn up." This expression may come from sailors' usage, when the last act performed for a fallen shipmate was to sew his body inside canvas for burial at sea.