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The John and Alois Morkovsky Collection, no. 6 - Blessing of Shrimp Fleet, Seabrook, 1974

Stephen Orsak

Silent | 1974

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Every year, usually in early May, the traditional Blessing of the Fleet occurs at Kemah and Seabrook. This film captures Bishop John Morkovsky in Seabrook, giving the 1974 blessing intended to ensure a safe and bountiful shrimping season.