This Is What It Looks Like to Climb Atop The World’s Most Historic Whaling Ship – VIDEO

In this video, deckhand Cassie shows us what it looks like to climb atop the main mast of the world's most historic whaling ship, the Charles W. Morgan. Charles W. Morgan is the United States' oldest commercial vessel and the world’s last surviving wooden whaling ship. Now a National Historic Landmark, she was originally built in 1841 in New Bedford, MA and had 37 successful … [Read more...]

PHOTOS: Historic Whaleship Charles W. Morgan Under Full Sail

What a beauty! The 1841 whaleship Charles W. Morgan with sails set while in the midst of a historic voyage to New England ports. The Charles W. Morgan is the United States’ oldest commercial vessel and the world’s last surviving wooden whaling ship. She was relaunched last summer after completing an extensive restoration at the world famous Mystic Seaport in … [Read more...]

Charles W. Morgan Launched at Mystic Seaport [GALLERY]

The United States’ oldest commercial vessel and the world's last surviving wooden whaling ship was re-launched this past weekend at Mystic Seaport, exactly 172 years after the vessel's initial launch. The Morgan was hauled out in November 2008 for an extensive $15 million restoration at the Museum’s Henry B. duPont Preservation Shipyard. The rebuild focussed on … [Read more...]