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During a one-hour ceremony beginning at 2 p.m. Sunday, the Seaport will relaunch the whaling ship Charles W. Morgan, which has been undergoing a $7 million restoration over the past four years.

Published: July 18, 2013

Spectators look-on after the staff at the Mystic Seaport's H.B. DuPont Preservation Shipyard raised the whale ship Charles W. Morgan from the waters of the Mystic River Sat. Nov. 1, 2008. The Morgan is the last wooden whale ship left afloat in the world. It will be relaunched on Sun. July 21, 2013 after four years of renovations.

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