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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Charles W. Morgan Back In Mystic

A historic whaling ship is back home in Mystic after a three-month journey along the southern coast of New England.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Another Chance To See The Charles W. Morgan

Did you miss the Charles W. Morgan during its visit to New Bedford?  You have another chance to see the historic vessel on Wednesday (7/23) and again this weekend.

The Morgan will be towed through the Cape Cod Canal between 5-and-6pm on Wednesday, and will later dock at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy at Buzzards Bay

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Charles W. Morgan departing from New Bedford State Pier
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Charles W. Morgan departing from New Bedford State Pier

New Bedford Bids Farewell To The Charles W. Morgan

New Bedford's homecoming for the oldest wooden whaling ship has sadly come to an end.

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John Sullivan
John Sullivan

Charles W. Morgan Leaving Early Tuesday Morning

New Bedford bids farewell Tuesday morning to a long lost child.

The 173-year-old Charles W. Morgan departs from port at 7:30am Tuesday morning, with the Massachusetts Maritime Academy as it's next course heading

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

New Bedford Bids Farewell to the Charles W. Morgan, Departure Delayed

A bittersweet day Sunday as New Bedford bid farewell to the historic whaling ship Charles W. Morgan. The ship capped a port visit that attracted thousands of tourists to the city with a ceremony and performance by Jimmy Buffet tribute band Changes In Latitude

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

A Day Aboard The Oldest Surviving Wooden Whale Ship [Pictures/Video]

I arrived on Martha's Vineyard with only some basic knowledge of the Charles W. Morgan's history and whaling history in general. When I arrived back in New Bedford the following day, I had seen a glimpse of a whaler's life at sea

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Crowd on State Pier for Official Welcoming of the Charles W .Morgan / Photo from City of New Bedford
Crowd on State Pier for Official Welcoming of the Charles W .Morgan / Photo from City of New Bedford

New Bedford Officially Welcomes Back the Charles W. Morgan

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

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Photo by Peggy Sue Carvalho
Photo by Peggy Sue Carvalho

City’s Tourism Director Expects Tens Of Thousands To Visit Charles W. Morgan

The Charles W. Morgan's stay in New Bedford is expected to be a huge tourism magnet for the city.

A number of events are planned over the next two weekends that center on the Morgan's return to the Whaling City

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Don Veronneau
Don Veronneau

Charles W. Morgan Returns To New Bedford [GALLERY]

The Charles W. Morgan returned to New Bedford and the Southcoast for the first time since it's departure in 1941.

Special thanks to all of the listeners who sent in pictures as the Charles W. Morgan sailed into the Whaling City's harbor! Enjoy!

 

Photo by Karen Vilandry of Fairhaven
Photo by Karen Vilandry of Fairhaven

More Photos Of Charles W. Morgan

WBSM listeners were kind enough to send us more photos of the Charles W Morgan making its way to New Bedford. Here's one from Karen Vilandry of Fairhaven who took this shot from Fort Phoenix just as the ship cleared the Hurricane Barrier

This next photo shows the Morgan in the outer harbor, near Butler Flats Lighthouse

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