Famed whaling vessel, the Charles W. Morgan, Visits Charlestown Navy Yard

  • July 18, 2014 - July 22, 2014
  • (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Charlestown Navy Yard
  • Charlestown Navy Yard, Charlestown, MA

Famed whaling vessel, the Charles W. Morgan, the world's last surviving wooden whaling ship and America's oldest merchant ship, will tour historic New England ports, with a stop in Boston harbor, in summer 2014. Since 1941 the ship's home has been at Mystic Seaport in Connecticut. After a $7.5M renovation and a 5-year restoration project, the 380-ton, 106-foot-long ship will tour New England with stops in New Bedford, MA; New London, CT; Newport, R.I.; Provincetown, MA; and Vineyard Haven, MA in summer of 2014.

The Morgan will be in Boston, Charlestown Navy Yard, July 18-22.  She'll be berthed next to the USS Constitution and open to the public, along with a dockside exhibition put together by Mystic Seaport. For information visit www.mysticseaport.org/38thvoyage.

The 1841 whaleship Charles W. Morgan on the Museum's shiplift awaiting her launch. July 21, 2013

The 1841 whaleship Charles W. Morgan on the Museum’s shiplift awaiting her launch. July 21, 2013

 

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