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Blackington, Alton H.

George Fred Tilton Portrait of 'one of the last whaling captains' using a sextant with the Charles W, Morgan

New Bedford (Mass.) - From a series of images of Tilton: his autobiography is "Cap'n George Fred Himself." Hired to oversee the restoration of the last surviving American whaling ship, the "Charles W. Morgan" of New Bedford, a project funded by Col. Edward Green. The ship's last voyage was in 1921, and its restoration was completed by 1927 when it was put on display by Green.

Alton H. Blackington Collection