Lou Cagell, a top detective in New York Police Department, worked the waterfront. Crimes in, on, and about the water were his meat. The radio series Crime on the Waterfront, however, was not the audience's meat. Radio in 1949 was inundated with crime and detective programs. With so much competition, this series -- along with Lou Cagell -- was washed up.
Here's the March 1, 1949 episode from this short-lived series: "The Heiress Cruise."