Salem, MA, Friendship of Salem Ship

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Replica of the cargo vessel, Friendship of Salem, located in the Salem Maritime National Historic Site. Handcrafted in 3/4" thick wood by The Cat's Meow Village in the USA.


Walk the deck of this ship and imagine what it was like to be on the crew around 1800.

This replica of the Friendship was built by the National Park Service using modern materials and construction methods while keeping the appearance of the original ship.

It is moored at the Salem Maritime National Historic Site, and is a fully functioning US Coast Guard-certified vessel.

We handcraft this replica from 3/4" thick wood with colorful details on the front and the Friendship story on the back.

Our black cat mascot, Casper, is the mouser on the crew. Find him perched on the edge of the deck with his eyes wide open.