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CHARLES W. MORGAN (Bark)

Mystic, Connecticut
County of New London.
Mystic Seaport
National Register Number: 66000804
Resource type: Structure.
Property type: Transportation - water -related.
Congressional District: CT-2 Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: Working museum exhibit. www.mysticseaport.org.
Web Site: www.mysticseaport.org/visiting/exhibits/ships.boats/morgan.html.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - November 13, 1966):
Built and launched in 1841 in New Bedford, Massachusetts, the MORGAN is the last of America's square-rigged wooden whaling vessels. She made her last whaling voyage in 1921. The MORGAN sailed in pursuit of whales for almost 80 years, killing more than 2,500 whales and bringing more than 50,000 barrels of oil to port.


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