Ship Departure Delayed
(MYSTIC,Conn./CBS Connecticut) – The departure of 1841 whaling ship Charles W. Morgan from New Bedford has been delayed until Tuesday morning. It had been scheduled to set sail Monday for the Massachusetts Maritime Academy at the south end of Cape Cod,but Mystic Seaport officials said the forecast for sustained winds and gusts and sea conditions in Buzzards Bay prompted the change.
The ship is currently on tour of New England ports.It rode out Hurricane Arthur in New Bedford.
The next leg of the voyage from the academy to Provincetown,via the Cape Cod Canal has also been pushed back one day to Wednesday.