Oct 022013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — OCT 2, 2013 – The City of West Sacramento announces a law enforcement drill this afternoon at the Port of West Sacramento: “The United States Coast Guard, in conjunction with various Northern California law enforcement agencies, will be conducting on-the-water training exercises at the Port of West Sacramento, Wednesday, Oct. 2, noon [...]

Sep 082012
 
Tour the Sea Scout ship

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — SEPT. 8, 2012 – The West Sacramento Sea Scouts will host open house of the Cutter Morris in Old Sacramento this weekend, on Saturday from 11-5 and Sunday from 9-12. The Morris is the world’s largest Sea Scout training vessel. She operated as a Coast Guard Cutter from 1927-1970, and measuring in [...]

Jun 022012
 
W.S. Sea Scouts get 125-foot flagship

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 30, 2012 – 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 [...]