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New Bedford Officially Welcomes Back the Charles W. Morgan

Peggy Sue Carvalho

The 173-year-old whaleship Charles W. Morgan was officially welcomed home to New Bedford Saturday. Speakers including mayor Jon Mitchell, Sen. Elizabeth Warren and others hailed the occasion as a glorious day for the city. Mitchell said that was a unique industry, even in its heyday …

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And whaling also represented the ultimate challenge for men of the era …

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The Morgan will stay in New Bedford this week, check back at WBSM.com for a complete listing of events.

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