The most prominent landmark at Prince George Wharf is the yellow tower of the Port Authority Building. Their primary responsibility today is managing cruise ships, pleasure boats and freighters. While Nassau’s natural harbor has been used by sailors for centuries, it has often attracted those with dubious intentions. For example, in the early part of the 18th century, the island was home base for about 1,000 pirates. During the Revolutionary War, it witnessed an influx of Loyalists. In the prohibition era, the port was fancied by bootleggers.