Captain Daniel A. Laliberte served in the U.S. Coast Guard for more than 30 years as an intelligence officer, maritime law enforcement officer, and cutterman. His articles have appeared in Naval History, American History, Nautical Research Journal, Proceedings, and Sea History.

Articles by Daniel A. Laliberte

William “Bill” McCoy

‘The Real McCoy’

By Captain Daniel A. Laliberte, U.S. Coast Guard (Retired)
February 2020
William “Bill” McCoy, often credited with founding rum row, was one of the most well-known and hotly pursued rumrunners. He eluded custody for several years.