Jun 022012

Crewed by local Sea Scouts, the 'Morris' docks in Isleton on her way to her new West Sacramento home on Monday (photo by Keith Pronske)


The new training vessel for the West Sacramento Sea Scouts is the 125-foot, former Coast Guard cutter ‘Morris.’

  The Morris was built in 1927 as a “rum-chaser” to catch offshore liquor smugglers during prohibition, said Nate Eckler, skipper of the youth maritime program.

The News-Ledger last reported on the Sea Scouts and their previous flagship here.

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