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.

Morgan stowaway shares some stories


Ryan Leighton, a journalist from Boothbay, Maine, who was a stowaway aboard the Charles W. Morgan during the ship’s 38th voyage, will discuss his experience Thursday, Dec. 18.

Like ships in the night at Mystic Seaport

The masts of the tall ships Joseph Conrad and Charles W. Morgan at Mystic Seaport stood out against the light reflected from low clouds and rain Thursday. According to the National Weather Service, today will be partly sunny with a high of 55...

New London whaling treasures are scattered

The summer of 2014 will go down as the summer of whaling nostalgia in eastern Connecticut, thanks to Mystic Seaport's remarkable victory lap for its restored whaling ship Charles W. Morgan.

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For Mystic Seaport president, Morgan tour was 'culmination of years of work and dreams'

From the large crowds that cheered it on from the banks of the Mystic River as it set out on its first trip in almost a century to sailing among whales in Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, this summer’s voyage of the Charles W. Morgan...

Morgan's 38th voyage is complete

The Charles W. Morgan is home. The world’s last wooden whaling ship, which set off on a tour of historic New England ports in May, was eased into Chubb’s Wharf at Mystic Seaport by two tugboats just past 5 p.m. on Wednesday.

Welcome home, Charles W. Morgan

After a memorable, 2 1/2-month tour of New England ports, the whaleship Charles W. Morgan is scheduled to pull away from New London's City Pier this afternoon and return to Mystic Seaport Museum, the final leg of its historic 38th...