MoR Mobile β


New Users Please read the thread in the Introductions Section.
Rum Lovers @ the Ministry of Rum

118 years ago in 1903, In 1903, the Serralles family installed the first continuous rum still in Puerto Rico.

Search by Label Name
Other Searches
Ministry of Rum Blog
Rum Events
Member Map
Rum Producers
Retail Index
Bars & Restaurants
Distributor Index
Rum Importer Index
Articles
Interviews
Frequently Asked Rum Questions
Rum 101
Test your Rum IQ
Rum Glossary
Rum Recipes
Ministry of Rum Giftshop
Trade Registry

Go Back   Rum Lovers @ the Ministry of Rum > Rum in the Media > The Book Shelf
Forgot Password?
Register FAQ Members List Unregistered Posts Mark Forums Read

The Book Shelf

Books of interest to Rum Lovers


 
 
    Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 03-15-2010, 03:38 PM   #1
Cosarica!
New Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Puerto Rico
Posts: 9
Default New Jersey Coast Guard Stations and Rumrunners

Off the Bookshelf

Hola Amigos y Amigas,

Last summer I found a little gem of a book on Prohibition Era rum-running in New Jersey/New York, USA. This read will surely be of interest to some fellow rum connoisseurs. And though someone else may have mentioned it previously, being that it came out in 2004, allow me to revisit the title: New Jersey Coast Guard Stations and Rumrunners, by maritime historians Van R. Field and John J. Galluzo (full bibliography below). It is a wonderful book—easy, fun and fascinating. You’ll discover lots about the floating Rum Row, the rumrunners themselves and their vessels, and the early years of the USCG as a law-enforcement agency. You’ll even learn the origin of the American slang term, “the real McCoy,” which was originally a hooch idiom. The little book is lavishly illustrated with black and white archival photos from the private collection of the late Capt. Eugene Osborn, USCG. I purchased the book in-store and new for $19.99 plus tax. Ciao!


Field, Van R. and Galluzo, John J. New Jersey Coast Guard Stations and Rumrunners. (Images of America Series by Arcadia Publishing, 2004), 127 pp. ISBN 0-7385-3591-5
Cosarica! is offline   Reply With Quote
 

  Rum Lovers @ the Ministry of Rum > Rum in the Media > The Book Shelf

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
East Coast West Coast Edward Hamilton Where's Ed? 0 06-12-2009 07:42 PM
Hello From The East Coast. ademanizer Introductions 8 03-16-2009 01:48 PM
Hello from New Jersey SamuraiBartender Introductions 9 04-07-2008 09:34 PM
Hi from New Jersey worlok Introductions 5 03-25-2008 03:35 PM
Liquor Stores in South New Jersey Solomon Grundy Rum questions/discussions 16 01-28-2008 12:54 AM


All times are GMT -3. The time now is 07:12 AM.


Rum Chat
Recent Posts
Early Autumn Special Offers at Waitrose
posted by Berbician
What's happened to this site over last few years, it's a ghosttown!
posted by bunnyhugs
Anyone else banned from the Ministry of Rum Facebook Group?
posted by bunnyhugs
Flor de Cana 12 Year Old
posted by Berbician
Mount Gay Black Barrel
posted by Berbician
Slainte!
posted by Berbician
Hello
posted by Berbician
Last month this site was viewed more than 750,000 times by the best people in the world - those who appreciate rum.
Ministry of Rum on
facebook link
Follow @Ed_Hamilton on

vB ver 3.8.6 Copyright ©2000 - 2021, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content on this forum copyright 1995 - 2014 Ministry of Rum.