National Geographic : 1944 Oct
Work Ahead! The Fleet Sets Out for the Shrimping Grounds The trawlboats almost always carry ice, unless fishing grounds are close by and shrimp abundant enough so that catches canbelanded inafewhours. Iftheboats do not carry ice, catches are usually transferred to the ice or "buy" boats which take them to thepacking plant (page 510). C/C1'o The Blessing of the Fleet for the Fall Season Is a Gala Day at Houma, Louisiana Many of these people are French-speaking descendants of the Acadians ("Cajuns") whom Longfellow immortalized inEvangeline.