Whaleship Charles W. Morgan to Celebrate Centennial of the Cape Cod Canal

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Historic Ship to Open to the Public at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy July 26-27

Mystic, Conn. (July 21, 2014) — The Charles W. Morgan will travel from Boston to the Massachusetts Maritime Academy on Wednesday, July 23 to take part in the centennial celebration of the opening of the Cape Cod Canal. The ship will dock at the academy and be open for public boarding on Saturday and Sunday, July 26-27.

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Whaleship Charles W. Morgan to visit Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary

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Mystic, Conn. (July 8, 2014) — Nearly 100 years after its last voyage, the whaleship Charles W. Morgan will visit NOAA’s Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary in a symbolic journey to one of the world’s premier whale watching sites. During the Morgan’s historic 38th voyage to New England ports, the ship will visit the sanctuary, located off of Massachusetts, July 11-13. While in the sanctuary, the Morgan crew will team with NOAA to conduct outreach activities highlighting the sanctuary’s role in whale conservation and ocean research.

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Mystic Seaport to Delay the Charles W. Morgan’s Departure from New Bedford to July 8

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Mystic, Conn. (July 6, 2014) — Mystic Seaport announced the 1841 whaleship Charles W. Morgan will delay its departure from New Bedford until Tuesday, July 8. The ship had been scheduled to sail Monday from New Bedford to the Massachusetts Maritime Academy at the south end of the Cape Cod Canal on the next leg of its 38th Voyage on July 7.

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Historic Whaleship Charles W. Morgan Sails for First Time in Nearly 100 Years

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National Historic Landmark Vessel Completes Sea Trial for 38th voyage

 

MYSTIC, Conn. (June 7, 2014) — The 1841 whaleship Charles W. Morgan sailed for the first time in almost a century  on Saturday, June 7, on the first day of sea trials for her 38th Voyage. The ship cast off from City Pier in New London at 9:30 a.m. and proceeded out onto Long Island Sound, where she spent the day conducting sail training drills and maneuvers. She returned to New London at 3:30 p.m.

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Historic Ship Charles W. Morgan Arrives in New London, Conn. to Begin 38th Voyage

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Ship Leaves Mystic Seaport for the First Time Since 1941

 

MYSTIC, Conn. (May 17, 2014) — The Charles W. Morgan, a National Historic Landmark vessel and the last wooden whaleship in the world, departed Mystic Seaport to begin her 38th Voyage on Saturday, May 17. The ship was towed down the Mystic River and over to nearby New London, Conn., the first stop on what will be a nearly three month journey to historic ports in Southern New England.

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