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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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New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park/Facebook
New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park/Facebook

Schooner Ernestina Gets Boatload Of Restoration Funding

Restoration efforts will once again be underway for the Schooner Ernestina in New Bedford.

Governor Deval Patrick has released a five-year capital plan, which includes $2 million for the Ernestina

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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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Education Images/UIG via Getty Images
Education Images/UIG via Getty Images

Charles W. Morgan Brings Storied History To New Bedford

Weather permitting, the last wooden whaleship in the world is expected to sail into New Bedford Harbor Wednesday afternoon.

The 173-year-old Charles W. Morgan, originally constructed and operated out of New Bedford from 1841 to 1921, will be spending several weekends in it's original homeport as it tours New England after a multi-year, multi-million dollar restoration

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Us Coast Guard

Coast Guard Aids Sinking New Bedford Fishing Vessel

A New Bedford fishing boat is being escorted home by two U.S. Coast Guard vessels, after the fishing boat began taking on water about 100 miles southeast of Nantucket. 

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Getty Images

HMS Bounty Claimed By Hurricane Sandy

As Hurricane Sandy slowly fades away and we see the path of destruction she has left us with and the clean up begins, one story that sticks out to me is the sinking of HMS Bounty.

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Coast Guard Rescues Crew Members

The U.S. Coast Guard rescues three crew members from a sinking New Bedford clam boat.  The incident happened Tuesday morning, about 8 miles south of Chatham.  According to seaman Adam Stanton, the crew of the clam boat "Full Circle" radioed the Coast Guard around 8am Tuesday, saying their vessel was sinking

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