West Ship Island in Mississippi was used as a model when plans went into motion to bring a ferry service to Pensacola to transport people to and from Fort Pickens and Pensacola Beach.
“We relied an awful lot on the history and knowledge of their successful ferry service in designing the service here,” said Dan Brown, the superintendent of Gulf Islands National Seashore. “We put a lot of the services their concessioner provides into the concessioner prospectus for our service.”
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