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A little 'yard' work at Mystic Seaport

Published February 25. 2014 4:00AM   Updated February 25. 2014 10:17AM
Sean D. Elliot/The Day
Rigger Cassie Sleeper, right, helps Sarah Clement work on seizing a stirrup for the whaleship Charles W. Morgan Mondayat the Mystic Seaport's H.B. duPont Preservation Shipyard.

Riggers Alex Peacock, front, and Matt Otto carry a yard for the whaleship Charles W. Morgan into the main construction building Monday at the Mystic Seaport's H.B. duPont Preservation Shipyard. The Morgan, the last remaining wooden whaling ship and a National Historic Landmark, was re-launched in July and will embark on its 38th voyage, a tour of historic New England ports, this summer.

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