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 reported on the Sea Scouts and their previous flagship here.
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