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38th Voyagers: Go to sea on a historic tall ship…

Posted by Tall Ships America on December 4, 2013

Charles W. Morgan at Mystic Seaport

Charles W. Morgan at Mystic Seaport

…then tell your tale to the world.

Mystic Seaport seeks volunteers to participate in an exciting, unprecedented public-history project onboard the 1841 whaleship Charles W. Morgan. Beginning December 1, 2013, the Museum will accept project proposals by talented, self-motivated adults from a range of disciplines and backgrounds to document and share their experiences during the ship’s commemorative 38th Voyage.

In summer 2014 the Charles W. Morgan will sail for the first time in more than 80 years. During its first 37 voyages (1841-1921), this vessel ventured into all the world’s oceans in pursuit of whale oil and baleen, carrying multi-ethnic crews and coming into contact with many different cultures. Now a National Historic Landmark, the Morgan will sail to seven New England ports, engaging communities with their maritime heritage, raising awareness of the changing perceptions about whales, and furthering ongoing research into whales, whaling, and whaling peoples.

Click here to continue reading about this incredible opportunity

Application Process Deadline: Dec. 31, 2013

Photo credit: Mystic Seaport

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