Coast Guard Law Enforcement History

Including Prohibition

Two USCG patrol boats trail a liquor smuggling mother ship during Prohibition

Two Coast Guard 75-foot patrol boats trail a liquor-laden
"mother ship" outside U.S. territorial waters during Prohibition.


General Historical Information

Fisheries, Living Marine Resources & The Environment

Immigration Issues, Contraband & Migrant Interdiction

Prohibition/Rum War

Official Publications (Manuals, Policy Memos, etc.)

Oral Histories & Other First-Person Accounts


Haitian migrants


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