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New Bedford Whaling Museum
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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...

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Whaling Museum To Showcase Wardrobe from “In The Heart Of The Sea”

The new Ron Howard film, "In the Heart of the Sea" is a movie that delves deep into the history of whaling in New England and one that ultimately led to herman Mellvilles' novel "Moby-Dick."

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Warner Bros. Pictures via YouTube
Warner Bros. Pictures via YouTube

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 and strength attacks with force, crippling their ship and leaving them adrift in the ocean...

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Whaling Museum Dedicates International Gallery

The Whaling Museum dedicated the newly constructed International Gallery to museum members Friday night.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Mayor Jon Mitchell aboard the Charles W. Morgan waving to the crowd of hundreds gathered at New Bedford State Pier.
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Mayor Jon Mitchell aboard the Charles W. Morgan waving to the crowd of hundreds gathered at New Bedford State Pier.

2014 Top Stories – Charles W. Morgan Returns To New Bedford Harbor

New Bedford saw the Charles W. Morgan docked in the harbor for the first time in 80 years this summer. For over a week, thousands flocked to take a tour of the oldest surviving whaling ship and learn about its rich history. -Greg Desrosiers

 

After nearly 80 years of waiting, the oldest surviving whaling ship is back in New Bedford.

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Will Flanagan/Facebook

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...

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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

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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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Agreement Aims To Strengthen New Bedford And Cape Verdean Whaling Bond

The ties between New Bedford and Cape Verdean whaling run deep, and now the Whaling Museum hopes to continue to unearth and preserve even more history...

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