Whaling Ship Mast Returns to Mattapoisett, MA
February 1, 2013
Sippican Week: As the last whaling ship built in Mattapoisett [Massachusetts], the Wanderer signaled the end of an era for the town.
In the 135 years since it left Mattapoisett Harbor, it has become an icon of its history, and now a piece of the whaling ship has returned to its home port.
The foremast of the ship, approximately 34’ long, was donated to the Mattapoisett Museum at the end of November.
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