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New Bedford Whaling Museum Publishes Whaling Crew Database
BOSTON (AP) — The New Bedford Whaling Museum has put together a digital list of all the men who set sail on whaling voyages out of the port to help people researching family history.
The list contains the names of more than 127,000 sailors as young as 10 and as old as 70 who set sail from 1809 …
In The Heart Of The Sea
The New Bedford Whaling Museum is proud to locally premiere what promises to be a great motion picture, In The Heart Of The Sea. In 1820, crewmen (Chris Hemsworth, Benjamin Walker, Cillian Murphy) aboard the Nantucket Whaleship Essex face a harrowing battle for survival when a whale of mammoth size …
Fall River To Host Familiar Event Under Different Title
New Bedford's loss is Fall River's gain.
Fall River Mayor Will Flanagan announced Monday the city will be hosting a festival similar to the now absent Whaling City Festival next year.
In fact, organizing the Spindle City Festival is former Whaling City Festival President Joe Eugenio, who joi…
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.
The whaling ship had an extended stay in New Bedford, after Hurricane Arthur brought heav…

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