1947The crew from the French frigate L’Adventure visited Gloucester in June and September.Economy and Industry, Maritime & Fishing Industry

In June, a group of 33 French fishermen visited Gloucester. Later in the year, the frigate L’Adventure and its 32-person crew arrived in Gloucester, which had seen active duty during World War II. Both visits included a viewing of the Fishermen’s Memorial, tours of General Seafoods and Gorton’s plants, a visit to Our Lady of Good Voyage Church, and laying flowers at the Joan of Arc statue.

Gloucester Daily Times. "French Sailors Decorate Monument." October 6, 1947.
Gloucester Daily Times. "French Fishermen Enjoyed Visit Here." June 10, 1947.
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