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Charles W. Morgan restoration begins

Beginning with a ceremony on September 27th, the five-year restoration of the Charles W. Morgan was under way as the Mystic Seaport's riggers down-rigged the ship in preparation for the move from Chub's Wharf to the seaport's Henry B. duPont Preservation Shipyard and then raising the ship out of the water on Nov. 1, 2008.