Bids sought for $300K in repairs to Galveston’s Pier 19

Galveston’s commercial fishing fleet has called Pier 19 home for decades. Like any place that’s been occupied for a long time, the docks have started to show their age. The Port of Galveston now plans to give the pier a makeover.,,,Pier 19 has been the home of the Mosquito Fleet, Galveston’s commercial shrimping fleet, since as early as 1850. Over the decades, the size of the fishing fleet has shrunk, but the pier remains home to shrimpers, seafood markets and charter boat companies. 5 photo’s,  >click to read< 14:31

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