The Friendship of Salem is a 171-foot replica of the Friendship, a 1797 East Indiaman . It was built in 2000 in the Scarano Brothers Shipyard in Albany, New York . The ship usually operates as a stationary museum ship during most of the year. But it is a fully functioning United States Coast Guard-certified vessel capable of passenger and crew voyages; it makes special sailings during various times of the year. The Friendship of Salem is docked at the Salem Maritime National Historic Site , established in 1938 as the first such site in the United States. The site, which includes several structures, artifacts and records, is operated by the National Park Service .
History & Anthropology
No exhibitions in Friendship of Salem have been found.