Mystic Seaport Buys Historic Whaleship Journal

Charles W. Morgan/Wikipedia

TheDay.com: Mystic Seaport submitted the winning bid at a Massachusetts auction Saturday for a journal written by a crewman of the Charles W. Morgan whaling ship.

According to Frank McNamee of Marion Antique Auctions in Marion, Massachusetts, the Seaport paid $5,000 for the journal, outbidding the New Bedford Whaling Museum and 5 private collectors.

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