Charles W. Morgan Embarks on 38th Voyage

It’s not hard to find history that is moving in Connecticut, but it’s another thing entirely to find history that’s actually in motion. Rarer still that such motion has come from the Charles W. Morgan, a whaler docked at Mystic Seaport since 1941. And that was her centennial year: she was built in 1841.

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The historic Charles W. Morgan whaling ship has been docket at Mystic Seaport since 1941, and today the ship embarked on its 38th voyage. It's bound for New London.
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Captain Kip Files hold command as the Morgan pulls away from Mystic Seaport.
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The historic Charles W. Morgan whaling ship has been docket at Mystic Seaport since 1941, and today the ship embarked on its 38th voyage. It's bound for New London.
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The historic Charles W. Morgan whaling ship has been docket at Mystic Seaport since 1941, and today the ship embarked on its 38th voyage. It's bound for New London.
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The historic Charles W. Morgan whaling ship has been docket at Mystic Seaport since 1941, and today the ship embarked on its 38th voyage. It's bound for New London.
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The historic Charles W. Morgan whaling ship has been docket at Mystic Seaport since 1941, and today the ship embarked on its 38th voyage. It's bound for New London.
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The historic Charles W. Morgan whaling ship has been docket at Mystic Seaport since 1941, and today the ship embarked on its 38th voyage. It's bound for New London.
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The historic Charles W. Morgan whaling ship has been docket at Mystic Seaport since 1941, and today the ship embarked on its 38th voyage. It's bound for New London.
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