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Morgan's new captain visits Mystic Seaport

Published November 12. 2013 4:00AM
Sean D. Elliot/The Day
Richard "Kip" Files, newly appointed captain for the whaleship Charles W. Morgan, tours the work ongoing at Mystic Seaport's H.B. duPont Preservation Shipyard. Files made his first visit to the shipyard and the Morgan on Monday after being named the 22nd skipper of the Morgan, which has not had a captain in more than 90 years, last week. The Morgan is scheduled to visit historic New England ports next summer.

Richard "Kip" Files, newly appointed captain for the whaleship Charles W. Morgan, tours the work ongoing at Mystic Seaport's H.B. duPont Preservation Shipyard. Files made his first visit to the shipyard and the Morgan on Monday after being named the 22nd skipper of the Morgan, which has not had a captain in more than 90 years, last week. The Morgan is scheduled to visit historic New England ports next summer.

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