Harbuck Knives Made In Alabama

Harbuck Knives

John Harbuck, a knifemaker since 1975, operates from a small shop in south Alabama. His knives have been sold in most of the 50 states (including Alaska and Hawaii), Canada, several African countries, and Saudi Arabia. He is a member of the Professional Knifemakers Association.

Master Boat Builders Inc

Master Boat Builders, Inc. opened in 1979 with a vision to build quality boats for quality minded customers. After all these years that tradition of quality continues. We specialize in work boats, with an emphasis on WORK. Our boats are built to last and when they are delivered to our customers, they are ready for the high seas. Mailing Address

Master Boat Builders Inc.
P.O Box 702
Bayou La Batre, AL 36509

Physical Address
14949-A Alba Ave
Coden, AL, 36523

Phone
(251) 824-2388
(251) 824-7223

Fax
(251) 824-4401

Personnel

Michael Rice, President
mrice@masterboat.net

Weslee Dubroc
wdubroc@masterboat.net

Andre Dubroc, General Manager
adubroc@masterboat.net

David Rice
drice@masterboat.net

Garrett Rice
grice@masterboat.net

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Made in Alabama showcases the many small craftsmen and artists that make their living making products for resale to the general public. Our list consists of artisan shops and retail outlets we run across in our Alabama travels as well as other Alabama artisan locations referred to us by others exploring Alabama. Best Souvenirs From Alabama
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Stylish clothing and accessories made in Florence, Alabama. 100% organic cototn jersey fabric. Sara Bowen Pottery
I create pottery that aims to please both the eye and the hand, with a clear affinity for Alabama flora.

CSS-Tennessee Confederate Ironclad Ram

CSS Tennessee

CSS Tennessee was a casemate ironclad ram built for the Confederate Navy during the American Civil War. She served as the flagship of Admiral Franklin Buchanan, commander of the Mobile Squadron, after her commissioning. She was captured in 1864 by the Union Navy during the Battle of Mobile Bay and then participated in the Union’s subsequent Siege of Fort Morgan. Tennessee was decommissioned after the war and sold in 1867 for scrap. ALABAMA CIVIL WAR MAIN PAGE

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The Black Pearl Built by Steiner Shipyard in Bayou La Batre Alabama

The Black Pearl

Steiner Ship Yard was asked by Walt Disney Studios to build a pirate ship, the Black Pearl; the pitch-black ship was actually a huge wooden prop built on top of a modern 96-foot-long steel utility boat. Crews sailed the ship out of the bayou to the Caribbean for the filming of sequels to Disney’s 2003 film “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl”.  is a fishing village with a seafood-processing harbor for fishing boats and shrimp boats. The local Chamber of Commerce has described the city as the “Seafood Capital of Alabama” for packaging seafood from hundreds of fishing boats. Bayou La Batre was the first permanent settlement on the south Mobile County mainland and was founded in 1786, when French-born Joseph Bouzage (Bosarge) [1733-1795] was awarded a 1,259-acre Spanish land grant on the West Bank of the bayou.

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Bayou La Batre Alabama: Seafood Capital of Alabama

Bayou La Batre Alabama
Bayou La Batre, Alabama is a fishing village with a seafood-processing harbor for fishing boats  and shrimp boats. The local Chamber of Commerce has described the city as the “Seafood Capital of Alabama” for packaging seafood from hundreds of fishing boats. Bayou La Batre was the first permanent settlement on the south Mobile County mainland and was founded in 1786, when French-born  Joseph Bouzage (Bosarge) [1733-1795] was awarded a 1,259-acre Spanish land grant on the West Bank of the bayou. The modern City of Bayou La Batre was incorporated in 1955. Born in Poitiers, France, Joseph Bouzage came to the Gulf Coast circa 1760, married Catherine Louise Baudreau (Boudreau) on June 5, 1762, and was the father of seven children, including one son, Jean Baptiste. Bayou La Batre was featured in the 1994 film Forrest Gump and the book upon which it is based.