End of Watch: 02/26/1891
Agency: U.S. Marshals Service
County: Pierce County
Guard James C. Arnold drowned in the Puget Sound while transporting two prisoners from the territorial prison on McNeal Island to Steilacoom, Washington. They encountered a sudden Squall during the trip that capsized their sailboat. The bodies of Guard Arnold and the two prisoners were never located.
Guard Arnold is survived by his wife and children.