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An Azorean pulls in front of a Yankee boat  during the Azorean Whaleboat Regatta held in New Bedford on September 8. Photo: Evelyn Ansel

The Dabney Cup

A Mystic Seaport crew finished in fourth place in the Azorean Whaleboat Regatta’s Dabney Cup in New Bedford on September 8.

Ric Burns

Ric Burns’ Keynote Address

Read the keynote address given by the award-winning documentary filmmaker at the MORGAN launch ceremony.

The 1841 whaleship Charles W. Morgan on the Museum's shiplift awaiting her launch. July 21, 2013

The MORGAN is Launched

After a nearly five-year restoration, the CHARLES W. MORGAN returned to the Mystic River on July 21 in a public ceremony.

The Charles W. Morgan on the Museum's shiplift awaiting her July 21, 2013 launch.

Watch the Launch Live

The 1841 whaleship CHARLES W. MORGAN will be launched July 21 at 2 pm. Click here to watch the historic event live.

Shipwright Matt Barnes installs the billet head on the Charles W. Morgan.

The Billet Head

A key piece of decorative woodwork was installed on the MORGAN.

AIDA

AIDA’s New Home

The latest addition to the Museum’s fleet is the Herreshoff yawl AIDA.

The Charles W. Morgan was rolled out onto the Museum's shiplift on Wednesday, June 25.

Moving Day II

The Charles W. Morgan was rolled out onto the Museum’s shiplift Wednesday, June 25.

Dueling Frigates

1812 Exhibit Wins Award

“The Rockets’ Red Glare” is the recipient of an Award of Merit from the AASLH.