Shrimp boats battered and sunk by Hurricane Laura | USA TODAY

Shrimp boats battered and sunk by Hurricane Laura | USA TODAY 1

 

Shrimpers in Lake Charles, La. share their ordeal of riding out massive Hurricane Laura.

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Several shrimp boats sheltering in the Port of Lake Charles were battered by Hurricane Laura with their crews aboard. A few were sunk and one man was rescued from the turbulent waters.

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32 Comments on "Shrimp boats battered and sunk by Hurricane Laura | USA TODAY"

  1. Connie Crawford | August 29, 2020 at 5:18 PM | Reply

    So sad- I love shrimp from the Gulf!

  2. Wow

  3. Noble Cyborg-Savage | August 29, 2020 at 5:24 PM | Reply

    HAHAHAHAHAHHAHA

  4. How come every time I see a shrimp boat, all I can think of is Forrest Gump πŸ€”

  5. The editor made a typo for Homer LA. It’s supposed to be Houma.

  6. Bubba Gump shrimp is what they got.

  7. OCCUPANDI TEMPORIS | August 29, 2020 at 6:53 PM | Reply

    This is where Forest Gump and Captain Dan move in? *Seriously* sorry for this crap to hit you guys…..Keep the faith☝

  8. Prayers for you πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™.
    God bless you all.

  9. Good “hardy” shrimp fishermen. So sorry for their loss, but these folks will not let this storm get them down.

  10. Robert Wilson | August 29, 2020 at 7:45 PM | Reply

    Breaks my heart if I was rich I would do everything I could to take care of y’all and anybody wouldn’t money watching this cookies people up

  11. God bless y’all

  12. RED BLOODED Bland | August 29, 2020 at 8:20 PM | Reply

    Thats a GOOD MAN. Help him and his family.

  13. My daddy was a shrimper in Rockport, TX and I remember him working so hard as this was his livelihood. He provided well for us growing up in the 50s & 60s & he’d let us sit on his boat just like these children when he came home from the sea. God Bless these folks. Now where’s the kleenex?

  14. God bless & prayers!

  15. People have lost everything like this and yet majority of articles about hurricane laura are about the statue that got toppled πŸ€¦β€β™€οΈ

    • Enlightened β˜€οΈ | August 29, 2020 at 11:41 PM | Reply

      Storm Breeze the real lesson should be that this happens along the gulf coast almost EVERY year. Y’all might want to rebuild somewhere else. πŸ€”

  16. The Bank loose the govt use your TAX to refill them SCAMMERS You hard working People loose the banks come calling πŸ’Ό you make a few $ the tax wants youπŸ™‹β€β™‚οΈ

  17. The last guy talking is right when you gotta go you gotta go can’t be rebuilding every time because it’s home???

  18. People trying to make a living….keep the faith and trust God.πŸ™πŸ‘

  19. Tom Archibald | August 30, 2020 at 4:06 AM | Reply

    Climate crisis. We should be aware of it

  20. β€œA coward dies a thousand death, the brave but one.”

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