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Cousteau's Read Watch Cap

The Red Watch Cap

Happy birthday to Jacques Cousteau! Mystic Seaport honors the great explorer.

The CHARLES W. MORGAN sails on her first sea trial off New London, CT on June 7, 2014. Photo by Dennis Murphy/Mystic Seaport

The MORGAN Sails Again

For the first time in nearly a century, the CHARLES W. MORGAN was underway under sail.

Sea Music Festival

Music of the Sea

Sea chanteys played a major role for the men and women of the sea in both work and play. Hear for yourself…and sing along.

Charles_W_Morgan_Painting_by_Tom W. Freeman

An Artist’s View

Paintings by Thomas W. Freeman commemorating the CHARLES W. MORGAN’s 38th Voyage and her visit to Stellwagen Bank are on display in Boston.

New London Exhibit

Opening Day in New London

The traveling exhibition that accompanies the MORGAN opened for the first time in New London.

LCMM Whaleboat

The Final Whaleboat

The Lake Champlain Maritime Museum celebrated the launch of their whaleboat for the MORGAN.

Lookout

Historic Log Entries

Throughout the 38th Voyage, entries based on logs and journals from the CHARLES W. MORGAN’s past whaling voyages will be shared on the Museum’s website.

Kip Files, Captain of the Charles W. Morgan's 38th Voyage

The Captain’s Orders

Before the MORGAN’s departure, Mystic Seaport President Steve White presented Captain Files with his orders for the 38th Voyage.

Lead Shipwright Rob Whalem watches as woodcarver Gary Anderson installs the eagles on the Charles W. Moragn.

The Final Details

The Shipyard is getting the CHARLES W. MORGAN ready for her scheduled departure.