Pascagoula, MS

Interviewee Collection Sort descending Description Interviewer Date of Interview Location of Interview Affiliation
Peter S. Floyd Deepwater Horizon Oil Disaster Oral History

Peter Floyd was born in Mayport, Florida, and has spent his career as a commercial fisherman in Pascagoula Mississippi.

Barbara Hester, Louis Kyriakoudes Pascagoula, MS NOAA-NMFS, University of Southern Mississippi - Northern Gulf Institute
Hilton Floyd Deepwater Horizon Oil Disaster Oral History

Hilton Floyd is a lifelong fisherman on the Gulf Coast in Pascagoula, Mississippi. Mr. Hilton Floyd was born on September 15, 1956, in Jacksonville, Florida, to Mr. Hilton Floyd Sr. (born in Mayport, Florida) and Mrs. Helen Cooper Floyd (born in Mayport, Florida). His siblings are two older brothers, three older sisters, and one younger sister. Floyd’s mother was a schoolteacher, and his paternal grandfather was a dredge boat operator. His mother’s family were shrimpers. He is married to Rhonda Olier Floyd (born November 7, 1956, in South Korea).

Barbara Hester Pascagoula, MS NOAA-NMFS, University of Southern Mississippi - Northern Gulf Institute
John Mitchell Turtle Excluder Device Oral Histories

John Mitchell was born October 29, 1955, in Chicago Heights, Illinois.  He is a Unit Leader for the Harvesting Systems Unit, NOAA Fisheries, Southeast Fishery Science Center, Mississippi Laboratories. Mitchell started out working as a fisheries technician at the Pascagoula laboratory in 1981, working as a fisheries observer on Japanese longliners that were fishing in the Gulf of Mexico for tuna. He would ride the boats for months. He would sometimes transfer from one boat to another at sea.

Stephanie Scull-DeArmey Pascagoula, MS Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum, University of Southern Mississippi