In the News: Join a sea shanty sing-along with Gloucester’s David Coffin

February 16, 2021 / Art and Music, Good to Know, History/Maritime, In The News, Things to Do & See

PERMISSION TO POST FROM THE BOSTON GLOBE | Written by Lauren Daley | February 15, 2021 Sea shanties (or chanties) have been part of Gloucester’s history for ages and can still be heard to this day through local singing groups across Cape Ann and globally through the digital landscape. Originally working songs, this style of… Read more »

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Q&A With Wicked Tuna’s Dave Marciano, Captain of the Hard Merchandise

November 02, 2020 / Good to Know, Outdoor Adventures, Things to Do & See

In March 2020, Wicked Tuna premiered its 9th season on the National Geographic channel. This “monstah” of a TV series landed in the port of Gloucester, MA in 2012 which brought thousands of viewers around the world to America’s oldest seaport. Each episode caught the latest adventures of actual bluefin tuna fishing captains and their crews… Read more »

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A Gloucester Ghost Story

October 27, 2020 / Good to Know, History/Maritime

The Charles Haskell, built in 1869, was troubled from the start. During construction, a workman was killed. Fearing a bad omen, the superstitious owner sold her. A new owner fitted her out and sent Captain Curtis and crew out on her maiden voyage. Just days later, while fishing on Georges Bank, a storm blew in. Boats… Read more »

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