Pascagoula


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Pas·ca·gou·la

 (păs′kə-go͞o′lə)
A city of southeast Mississippi on the Gulf of Mexico. A major shipbuilding center, it was devastated by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. The city is located at the mouth of the Pascagoula River, formed about 130 km (80 mi) north by the confluence of the Leaf and Chickasawhay Rivers.
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The FERC has approved Florida Gas Transmission Company (FGT) and Williams Partners' proposal to connect the existing FGT and Transco natural gas pipeline systems with the Gulf LNG Clean Energy import terminal being developed near Pascagoula, MS.
His previous duty stations include Commander, Military Sealift Command, Washington, D.C.; Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Research, Development and Acquisition, Washington, D.C.; USS Kearsarge (LHD 3); Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion and Repair, Pascagoula, Miss.; Navy Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C.; Defense Plant Representative Office, Pittsfield, Mass.; USS Luce (DDG 38); and Fleet Material Support Office, Washington, D.C.
The robber, Jason Fairley, was charged with armed robbery in the Pascagoula, Mississippi, incident.
Los almacenes de refrigeracion en Nueva Orleans, Louisina, y en dos ciudades costeras de Mississippi, Gulfport y Pascagoula, fueron cerrados por el huracan Kaytrina y puede que permanezcan asi durante algun tiempo, informo la Asociacion de Almacenes de Refrigeracion (IARW, por sus siglas en ingles) en mitad de la devastadora tormenta.
Rolls-Royce Naval Marine Inc., Derby, England, opened a new machining center in February at its Propeller Center of Excellence in Pascagoula, Miss.
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USS PASCAGOULA (PCE-874)--June 19-22, 2003, New Orleans, Louisiana, Contact Harry Kalbach, Phone (641) 524-2811.
Northrop Grumman in Pascagoula is to build no less than four additional DDG-51-class Aegis missile destroyers under a $1.9 billion contract awarded on 16 September by the US Navy.
A MTMC contractor transported the munitions removed from the ship in early January from Naval Station Pascagoula, Pascagoula, Miss.
Gusts of 175mph hit an air force base and at Pascagoula roofs came off storm shelters.
Caption: CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT: A trio of pelicans enjoys the breeze along the Pascagoula River.