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Charles W. Morgan: The 38th Voyage

The Morgan's long journey: Five-year restoration has brought ship to the eve of departure

The Morgan's long journey: Five-year restoration has brought ship to the eve of departure

When work began in November of 2008 on what would become a multimillion-dollar project to restore the whaling ship Charles W. Morgan, there were no plans to sail her again.

Book offers exploration of America's 'Great Maritime Museums'

Historian discusses past, future of maritime museums.

Mystic Seaport President Steve White to retire

Steve White, who has led Mystic Seaport Museum from the depths of the recession through the triumphs of the Charles W. Morgan voyage and opening of the dramatic Thompson Exhibit Building, announced Tuesday he will retire next year.

The longest painting in the world, a whaling tale, may surface in Mystic

An 1848 panorama, depicting a whaling voyage around the world, could be displayed in Mystic.

Chris Cox remembered as a visionary

Chris Cox, former development director at Mystic Seaport who died Friday after a stroke at age 71, was remembered Monday as a man who relished a challenge, gave freely of himself and was a visionary who enjoyed raising money for good causes.

Mystic Seaport receives preservation award for Charles W. Morgan restoration

The National Trust for Historic Preservation has given its Driehaus Preservation Award to the Charles W. Morgan whaling ship at Mystic Seaport.

Charles W. Morgan: The 38th Voyage VIDEOS


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 voyage.We join the ...