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Charles W. Morgan

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Address: Mystic Seaport, Mystic, CT
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Located at Mystic Seaport, this is the only existing wooden whaleship.

Located at Mystic Seaport, this is the only existing wooden whaleship.

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The real deal.

Authentic whaling ship that was recently renovated. Truly a historical resource. has brought national attention.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Mystic, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Authentic whaling ship that was recently renovated. Truly a historical resource. has brought national attention.

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Groton, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Morgan is a whaling ship( not a replica) that has been restored to her original beauty. I had the privilege of re-enlisting one of my sailors on her. This is a great memory for both him and I. The ship is capable of going to sea as she did many, man years ago. This is a great addition to... More 

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Mystic, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Charles W. Morgan has just been restored to it's old glory.Step into the ship's under desks and you can see how hard a life on a sailing ship can be. It's a must see when you visit the Mystic Seaport.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

I went aboard this well preserved whaling ship during my visit to the mystic Sea port. It was a fascinating experience to see firsthand the inside of a real whaling ship. We saw the captain's quarter, the sailors bunk are all well preserved. The deck level has the brick layered furnace for melting the blubber. Below is a floor with... More 

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Coventry, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

learn a lot about how life was on a whaling ship so many years ago. it was a tough life. we visit it anbd learn a lot about what they had to do to make a living and be away for years at a time. some never made it back home. recomend this for people of all ages. then see... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

The CWM was in dry dock when we visited the seaport but while the main work taking place was on its hull, it was fantastic that a wooden staircase was erected so that visitors could still experience the interior of the ship! The climb is worth it unless you're deathly afraid of heights. The view from the top was amazing... More 

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Falls Church, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

A magnificent vessel from the 1880s that opens it's hatches for special events to sleep aboard (berth)! Great shanty lessons, and life aboard demos by wonderful dedicated staff and volunteers. Worth the trip to the area all by itself!

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Great Neck, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Touring the ship was so informative and exciting! Learned how the sailors lived, what their daily jobs were, and the guides were amazing with their knowledge.

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Adams, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

What a fabulous restoration, studious docents and amazing reenactors. This is a must for every New Englander's vacation or casual visit.

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Ludlow, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Go aboard and see what the sailors of that age went through. Although the seas may be calm when you are there you can see and imagine what it must have been like to be aboard this whaler. Watch whale boat demonstrations and ask questions of the volunteers that are there to help. Great experience.

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