The City of Mobile has always played an important role in the U.S. shipbuilding industry. Most recently, the U.S. Navy commissioned its newest combat ship, U.S.S. Mobile, in the city it was built, Mobile.
In Episode 3 of BOOM! The Southeastern Commerce Podcast, Bradley Byrne, former U.S. Representative for Alabama's 1st Congressional District, joins Chris Kane for a discussion on the U.S.S. Mobile, the economic incentives it brought to the Gulf South region, and what’s next for the shipbuilding industry in the United States.