PT-305 Supporters

Thank you to the following individuals and companies who, over 10 years, gave financial contributions, goods, and services to make the restoration of PT-305 possible.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Mahlon B. Wallace III
  • In honor of Hugh A. Ambrose
  • Boysie Bollinger
  • Marsh Bellofram
  • Pritzker Military Foundation
  • IHS Global Inc.
  • Eaton Corporation
  • Stewart and Stevenson Services Inc.
  • Berard Transportation Inc.
  • VT Halter Marine Inc.
  • Seabrook Marine
  • Karl Senner Inc.
  • Phoenix Contact
  • Gulf Coast Shipyard Group
  • Gary A. Sinise
  • Hochiki
  • Batesville Aviation Services
  • Madlyn and Paul Hilliard
  • Marquette Transportation
  • Rockwell Automation
  • IBERIABANK
  • Defenders of America Naval Museum
  • Panduit
  • Quality Metal Works Inc.
  • Herbert S Hiller Corporation
  • Cummins Mid-South
  • Reynolds Electric
  • Versa Bar
  • Axis Communication Inc.
  • Gayle Higgins Jones
  • ControlWorx
  • Jeff and Debbie Gorski
  • The Helis Foundation
  • Diana Mercer
  • Valero Energy Foundation
  • Margaret S. and Bill Benjamin In Memory of Lt. Robert F. Spangenberg III
  • Valero St. Charles Refinery
  • Kickstarter Campaign Donors
  • Control Concepts
  • PDQF Limited Company LLC
  • Roland and Mary von Kurnatowski
  • Shell Oil Company
  • Brimmer-Turan Foundry & Machine LLC
  • Summit Electric Supply
  • Fabacher Incorporated
  • Ingalls Shipbuilding
  • International Paint
  • 3M Corporation
  • Shell Oil Company
  • General Monitor
  • Richard C. Adkerson Family Foundation
  • Moore Industries-International Inc.
  • Newmar
  • Dometic Marine
  • Moore Industries
  • Rudy Smith Service
  • Amphenol
  • Hebert Steel Inc.
  • M&M Machine LLC
  • Pelican Energy Consultants
  • Crescent River Pilots’ Foundation
  • Coastal Cargo
  • Rolls-Royce North America

Federal Signal • C3 Controls • Abry Brothers, Inc. • Radiator Service Company Inc. • Liskow & Lewis • Pettit Paint • Alcoa Inc. • Lee Machine Works • Johnson SPX • Bender • Freeport-McMoRan Inc. • Buchler & Buchler • Lemoine Marine Refrigeration • Joe McDuff • Riverside Lumber • Waste Pro Inc. • Ella S. Montgomery • Canal Barge

Special Thanks

The City of New Orleans • John E. and Barbara Kushner • Deborah and Rick Lindsay • The Montz Family • Non-Flood Protection Asset Management Authority • Deborah and Bobby Patrick • Mary and Roland von Kurnatowski • Port of New Orleans • Jack Sawyer of Eskew+Dumez+Ripple • The Museum’s Young Benefactors • The Museum’s Dedicated Board of Trustees, Staff, and Volunteers

Our deep appreciation to Bill Capo for his extraordinary support of this project.

PT-305 Kickstarter Supporters

On March 8, 2016, we began a Kickstarter campaign to help launch PT-305. The goal was to raise $100,000. In a month’s time, 1,074 amazing backers gave $205,506. We are humbled by that support and offer our sincerest thanks for helping return PT-305 to service.

$50,000

  • Gary Sinise

$40,000

  • Tawani Foundation

$10,000

  • Mr. and Mrs. Avram A. Glazer

$5,000

  • Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Merrick

$2,500

  • Mr. and Mrs. Ed Quinn III
  • Robert Tucker Hayes Foundation
  • Morris Family Foundation

$1,000

  • Mr. and Mrs. Gary L. Thomas
  • Wilson Sexton Foundation
  • Mr. and Mrs. Harry A. Leander
  • Badger Excellence in Education Foundation
  • The William E. Connor Foundation
  • Mr. and Mrs. Robert D. Briskman
  • Salutare Deum Foundation