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The Whaleship Charles W. Morgan Returns to Mystic — and the Voyage Continues

The Charles W. Morgan has returned to the Mystic Seaport Museum from her 38th voyage.  Her previous voyages, between 1841 and 1921, took her around the globe hunting whales, whereas the 38th voyage took the wooden whaling ship to ports in New England, … Continue reading

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First Annual Connecticut Schooner Festival

The first annual Connecticut Schooner Festival begins this today! Five days of fun in Mystic and New London, September 11 – September 15.  Click here to learn more.

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1841 Whaleship Charles W. Morgan Launching July 21st – Watch it Live on Webcam!

After a five year restoration, the 1841 built whaleship Charles W. Morgan is returning to the water at the Mystic Seaport Museum, tomorrow at 2 PM. The museum has set up a live web cam for those of us who … Continue reading

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70th Anniversary Celebration of the Charles W Morgan at Mystic Seaport

Sail the Morgan 2014 is hosting a week-long celebration of the arrival of the last American wooden whaleship, the Charles W. Morgan, in Mystic, Connecticut.  The celebration running from  “October 28 to November 5 will feature a restaurant week, shopping … Continue reading

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Hurricane Ike and the Windfall for the Charles W. Morgan

A windfall, a sudden and unexpected occurrence of good fortune, literally refers to fruit or timber knocked down by the wind. Here is an intriguing story of a literal windfall from the Maritime Texas blog.

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