She Passed By Quietly

I remember seeing the Morgan, even if I didn’t remember her name, when I was a kid. In fact, I have rather strong memories of the Charles W. Morgan and an old souvenir (does anyone use that word anymore—it does seem perfect for a wooden ship though) from a childhood visit. I even realized recently […]

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Old Ironsides

Another ship drawing, this time of the USS Constitution, docked in Boston harbor. I sailed up to the Constitution on board the Charles W. Morgan (more on that in a later post) and she was an awesome and imposing sight. The Morgan felt light and airy next to the Constitution’s huge black hull and black […]

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New Bedford Bound

Another drawing from the Morgan‘s test run two weeks ago. Having seen her without her rigging for a few years as she was being restored, the art and the science of the sails and rigging was that much more profound. Hard to imagine how someone came up with the set up. She is bound for […]

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At home

I had the honor of traveling alongside the Charles W. Morgan last week as she made a test run with full rigging and sails. What a difference to when she was on dry dock being restored. She certainly looked at home even if she was just off shore. Looking forward to the next leg of […]

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Mystic Town

Here is a drawing with watercolor of the Morgan, the crane and the town of Mystic behind it. The history of this town is incredible. This scene is after the heavy mast was erected onto the ship, when the crane was dropping cement weights into the hull as ballast. To see more of my reportage […]

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The ship was glowing

As you have probably figured out already last Sunday several of us in the Studio traveled with the Dalvero members to  draw the relaunching of the Charles W. Morgan, in Mystic, CT. It has been fantastic to be a small part its history (visit  www.dalveromystic.com for more details). As the various speakers made their turn […]

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