The 39th Voyage

The Charles W. Morgan, America's oldest surviving merchant vessel, will take her 38th voyage this summer — and her first in more than 93 years — following a $10 million, five-year renovation. The Morgan will visit historic ports of call throughout New England, including New London, Newport, New Bedford and Boston.

Bravely going to sea has long been part of the region's culture

Coast Guard Academy cadets hear more about one of the more daring rescues ever at sea.

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