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Moving the MORGAN, June 24, 2013

Moving Day

The Charles W. Morgan took an important step towards her launch today as she began her move to the Museum’s ship lift.

Apprentices and staff rowing their Leonard whaleboat from Rockland, Maine to Mystic, CT. Photo: John Synder, Marine/Media and Sandee Havunen

Delivering a Whaleboat

Students and staff from The Apprenticeshop in Maine are rowing and sailing the whaleboat they built for the Morgan to Mystic Seaport.

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New Mystic Seaport Website

Now it’s easier than ever to plan a visit. Featuring news & events, fresh photos, improved menus, and My Trip–your personal visit organizer.

Removing the plastic cover and scaffolding surrounding the MORGAN.

MORGAN Shed Removal

Watch a time lapse video of our Shipyard crew removing the shed surrounding the CHARLES W. MORGAN.

Installation of the Morgan's shutter plank, May 10, 2013.

The Shutter Plank

Shipwrights at Mystic Seaport installed the final plank on the hull of the 1841 whaleship CHARLES W. MORGAN.

Planking the Morgan

100 Days until Launch

Friday, March 1 marks 100 working days until launch. All is on track to meet our schedule for launch this July and sailing the 38th Voyage in 2014.