The Mississippi Coast in the aftermath of Hurricane Camille in August 1969.

A view of the tug East Point as seen through the shattered window of a beachfront home in Gulfport, Miss., symbolizes the havoc caused by Hurricane Camille.

Jessica Hathaway is the editor in chief of National Fisherman. She has been covering the fishing industry for 15 years, serves on the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute's Communications Committee and is a National Fisheries Conservation Center board member.

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