June 21, 2019 ______Update 128
Ernestina in New Bedford Harbor
In a year we'll be taking another photo like the one above with the return of a SAILING
A Quick Notice of a great job opportunity:

Owner's Representative for Rehabilitation of the Schooner Ernestina-Morrisey: RFR DCR 811

Harold Burnham has done a terrific job stewarding the Phase I work on Ernestina-Morrissey as DCR’s Owner’s Rep. We’ll have more on Harold’s achievements later. Harold has a couple of big projects of his own and is stepping down as Owner’s Rep.

DCR has opened a public bid process for the position of Owner’s Rep for the Phase II work. 
Application can be made through COMMBUYS
The Request for Response for the Ernestina Morrissey Owners rep, and an addendum is posted there.
The bid can be accessed at the link below or simply by searching,
using bid# BD-19-1020-DCRCU-DC250-40966.

If you plan to bid you have to register on the COMMBUYS website as a vendor. The bids are due July 9

Tour Ernestina-Morrissey

Boothbay Harbor is having their annual Windjammer Days and as part of the festivities Bristol Marine’s Shipyard in Boothbay Harbor is hosting a reception and tour of Ernestina-Morrissey project on Monday. The festival runs all week. Worth a trip to Maine!

Thank you to all who continue to make
this project possible!

This Project to rehabilitate Schooner  Ernestina-Morrissey , the official vessel of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is being supported by a public/private partnership with funds from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, The Lenfest Foundation, the Hildreth Stewart Charitable Foundation, The Manton Foundation, the Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts - Mary Morley Crapo Hyde Eccles Fund, the  City of New Bedford’s Community Preservation Act Program,  the Carney Family Foundation, the Island Foundation, other grants and many individual contributions .
It takes a great crew to bring a vessel safely home.
You can join Ernestina-Morrissey 's GREAT crew of supporters. Contribute TODAY!
Did you know that by shopping at Amazon.com you can support Schooner Ernestina-Morrissey?  Bookmark this link so that the next time you shop at Amazon a portion of your purchase can support your ship!
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