voyage, returned as a gift to the People of the United Sates from the newly independent Republic of Cape Verde. Today she is in the shipyard being rehabilitated to that she can continue on to the next chapter of her amazing life, capable of more trans-Atlantic and Arctic voyages.
SEMA president Julius Britto visited Boothbay Harbor Shipyard earlier this summer and reports "We are getting a SUPERIOR SHIP when ERNESTINA-MORRISSEY leaves Boothbay Harbor Shipyard." READ MORE
The summer is almost over but you still have two more chances to help us tell Ernestina-Morrissey's story. CONTACT US if you can spend a couple of hours in the SEMA booth at the Gloucester Maritime Heritage Festival on September 2 or the New Bedford Working Waterfront Festival on September 23.
Schooner Ernestina-Morrissey Association, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation with the purpose of raising funds to provide for the maintenance, equipment, manning, programming and operation of the Schooner Ernestina ex Effie M. Morrissey as a sail training vessel, school ship, and educational enterprise.