The Last Plank





5.10.2013   Mystic Seaport president, Steve White, left, and director of the shipyard Quentin Snediker, right, celebrate a milestone after the last plank was nailed to the hull of the Seaport’s Charles W. Morgan 1841 whaling ship in Mystic Friday afternoon. The ship has been in the preservation shipyard since November 2008 when a complete restoration of the ship began. Restoration is to be completed in 2014.



Shipwright Matt Barnes drives home a spike into the last plank closing in the hull of the Mystic Seaport’s Charles W. Morgan.

11last-plankShipwrights and visitors applaud Mystic Seaport president Steve White during ceremonies marking an important milestone in the restoration of the Mystic’s whaling ship Charles W.Morgan. The last plank closing in the hull was nailed into place.




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