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Reaching Deep Into History

by Tom Jackson

Chatles Morgan article spread

Our intrepid senior editor joins the rebuilding crew of America’s last sailing whaleship, currently being rebuilt to sail at Mystic Seaport. In this article, Tom examines the MORGAN’s history and the ship’s structure, and he watches the Morgan’s shipwrights cast new light on our knowledge of how this storied vessel was built.


Submitted by woodboatlover on

I was impressed the first time a saw and walked on the C.W.M. at mystic museum, and it would be great if after restoration, if a group event/fundraising short sailing adenture(s) a few hours at a time could be done! i'm sure people would be willing to give towards such a rich historical project like this.