“Taking this American icon, the oldest surviving commercial ship in the country, out on her 38th voyage was a landmark achievement for Mystic Seaport,” said seaport president Steve White. “We truly accomplished our mission to celebrate our nation’s shared maritime heritage.” (NBC)
The Morgan embarked on its very first voyage in the year 1841. America’s oldest commercial whaling ship, the Morgan played a vital role in American maritime history. On August 6th, she returned home to Mystic Seaport in Connecticut to a warm welcome celebration.