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CHARLES W. MORGAN returning to New Bedford, MA, 1917


web coll CWM01
Saylor, Tom
USA, MA, New Bedford
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Photograph; of whaleship CHARLES W. MORGAN under full sail; returning to New Bedford from a whaling voyage, Capt. Benjamin D. Cleveland, master, in October, 1917. Photographed by Tom Saylor, who was aboard a Navy patrol vessel off Cuttyhunk at the time; according to him, the MORGAN paid no attention to the patrol vessels's signals, and they had to fire a shot across her bow to bring her to. The MORGAN was then informed that the country was at war.