Black Duck, 1930
Top Speed: Unknown
Beam: 10' 9"
Acquired : Seized
Commissioned: 27 March1930
One of the faster and more notorious rumrunners, Black Duck was captured by CG-290 after machine-gun fire had killed three of her crew.
She was taken into the Coast Guard 27 March 1930 and stationed at New London, CT.
John Ruddy. "Prohibition was a Shooting War for the Coast Guard." New London The Day (23 August 2015).
Donald Canney. U.S. Coast Guard and Revenue Cutters, 1790-1935. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1995.