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Charles W. Morgan Visit to New Bedford
Nine days of concerts, programs, regattas, whaleboat races and parades, a whaling history symposium, public ceremonies and much more! The Charles W. Morgan arrived in New Bedford on Wednesday, June 25. The ship was open to the public after the official opening ceremony on Saturday, June 28, at 10 a.m. and departed on Tuesday, July 8th, 2014.
Connections by Big Ocean
Video and photographs by Arthur P. Motta Jr.
Nine days of concerts, programs, regattas, whaleboat races and parades, a whaling history symposium, public ceremonies and much more! June 28 - July 6
Scholars, collectors, armchair historians and interested nautical enthusiasts were welcomed to New Bedford for an opportunity to discuss and share their interests in whaling history.
The Charles W. Morgan sailing schedule – from May 17th through August 9, 2014.
Built in 1841 at Hillman Brothers shipyard in New Bedford, the Charles W. Morgan has a long history leading up to its recent return to seaworthiness.
The Museum’s Research Library affords Morgan enthusiasts the ability to glimpse first-hand into her past through an assortment of rare historical documents complemented by many scholarly publications.
Search for crew members and owners of the Charles W. Morgan, or any other New Bedford whaling vessel.
From our earliest days the Museum has collected images and objects related to the Charles W. Morgan.
Our Beetle Whaleboat is now fully constructed and joined the Charles W. Morgan at Mystic Seaport as part of its historic 38th Voyage.
A current media list including everything related to the 38th Voyage and the C.W. Morgan.
In anticipation of the Charles W. Morgan's arrival, the Museum hosted a family-friendly event series – free and open to the public.
Unique sponsorship opportunities included significant recognition and high visibility in all elements of the event. (PDF)
For general questions, please contact Caitlin McCaffery at CMcCaffery@whalingmuseum.org or (508) 997-0046 ext. 116. For information on planning your visit to the Morgan, including partnering hotels, please visit Destination New Bedford.
THANK YOU all Charles W. Morgan Sponsors!
The Mary Morley Crapo Hyde Eccles Fund