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Friendship is finally back in home port

Hundreds cheer vessel’s return to Salem wharf

Friendship, a reconstruction of a fully rigged East Indiaman, is back in Salem again after extensive repairs in Maine. Friendship, a reconstruction of a fully rigged East Indiaman, is back in Salem again after extensive repairs in Maine.
(John Tlumacki/Globe Staff/File 2007)
By Jesse Nankin
Globe Correspondent / November 29, 2009

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After nearly six months, that conspicuous hole on Salem’s Derby Wharf has been filled once again by its rightful occupant, Friendship. On Sunday, nearly 300 people gathered to welcome the ship back from Boothbay Harbor, Maine, where it had been hauled out for maintenance and repair. (Full article: 666 words)

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