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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.
Morgan is Home
A historic whaling ship is back home in Mystic after a three-month journey along the southern coast of New England.
Another Stop In SE Mass.
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...
So Long, C.W. Morgan
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 heavy rain to the area and stirred up strong ocean currents causing the ship to remain berthed at Stat
New Bedford Bids Farewell to the Charles W. Morgan
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...
On Board The Morgan
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. Along my nearly eight hour voyage aboard the Morgan, I saw some incredible sights, spoke to some interesting people, and learned a number of fascinating facts... Read Mo
Crowds Jam State Pier
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 ...
Ship Will Draw Thousands
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. Tourism Director Dagny Ashley tells WBSM News she expects some big crowds to tour the vessel over the next week...

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