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.

'Today' show's Matt Lauer to make bike stops Monday in Mystic, New London

UPDATED: Matt Lauer, the longtime co-host of NBC’s "Today" show, is slated to be in New London around 11 a.m. Monday as he rides his bike 230 miles over five days from Boston to the show’s studio in New York City to mark the inaugural...

Checking in on the Morgan

Two paddle boarders pass the Charles W. Morgan, as they make their way down the Mystic River, Thursday.

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Charles W. Morgan provides scientific odyssey

Along with bringing the history of whaling alive with its travels to New England ports, the 38th voyage of the Charles W. Morgan last summer also served as a vessel for some present-day scientists.

Charles W. Morgan program on tap Feb. 26 at Stonington Historical Society

The Stonington Historical Society will host a presentation on Feb. 26 by Mystic Seaport President Steve White who will discuss the restoration of the whaling ship Charles W. Morgan and its 38th voyage last summer.

Remaking a Mystic gateway

Two new projects will remake the main tourism corridor into Mystic.