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Title Coast Guard captures liquor laden boats with big cargoes
from Nassau County Leader, Nov. 26, 1926
Object Name Newspaper
Scope & Content An article from Nassau County Leader, Nov. 26, 1926
Coast Guard captures liquor laden boats with big cargoes
Coast Guard Patrol Boat 202 investigated two boats with a cargo of liquor valued at about $35,000.
Three of the bootleggers jumped overboard at Kingsley Creek and escaped. The fourth was brought to Fernandina and placed in the county jail. The captured boats are regular rum runners and believed to belong to a Gang of Jacksonville bootleggers.
Catalog Number 1998.008.001
Collection AIMH
Accession number 1998.008
Caption Coast Guard captures liquor laden boats with big cargoes
Number of images 1
People Anderson, M.
Bantel,A. L..
Search Terms Rumrunners
Bootleggers
Prohibition
Subjects Boats
Coast Guard
Classification Boats and Boating