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Whaling 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 …
Top Stories - Charles W. Morgan
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…

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