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Tea Party Ship Returns To Boston

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Restored and retrofitted, the Beaver, a 103-year-old brig, has returned to Boston.

One of three ships slated for the rebuilt Boston Tea Party Museum in Fort Point Channel, the Beaver left for Gloucester for restoration after a fire nearly destroyed the museum in 2001. The new museum is scheduled to open on June 25.

The other two ships, the Eleanor and the Dartmouth, are currently being designed and built.

WBUR photographer Jesse Costa captured the Beaver's Boston return:

This program aired on April 19, 2012. The audio for this program is not available.

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