Acitvities of SEMA committees
At the recent Annual Meeting the SEMA board re-elected directors Capt. Willi Bank and Polly Zajac and elected two new directors. The board looks forward to the expertise that these directors bring to the board and are excited for Ernestina’s … Continue reading
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May 31, 2013 dawned clear and calm. The crane from N.C. Hudon arrived at 9 am and the crew was ready. Ernestina was ready too! Placing the coins in the step is an important tradition. Read More … The … Continue reading
The coins are ready and the crane is scheduled for 9 am Friday May 31. The coin placing was documented by SouthCoastToday in print and video. The history of the coins that were already under the masts is interesting, just … Continue reading
Leon Poindexter’s and his crew are preparing the masts and rigging and will raise the masts by June 1. Return here often to check on the progress. Check out a video of the Spar Shop lathe in action. This new … Continue reading
Saturday night Julius Britto and Stephan Platzer traveled to Hingham, MA to present Ernestina’s story to the Landfall Sailing Club, a group of sailors from along the eastern and south coasts of Massachusetts who meet monthly in Weymouth, MA. Julius … Continue reading
The New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park is holding its Annual Volunteer Cleanup & All American Cookout on Saturday, May 18. Give Emily a call and let her know you’ll be there!
A GREAT thank you to all the volunteers who worked so hard to get the cover off Ernestina and THANKS to DCR crew Manny and Dave. DCR Commissioner Ed Lambert told the Ernestina volunteers that they were among 5,000 volunteers in … Continue reading
The seasonal Park Interpreter position for Ernestina has been posted. The application deadline is May 7. Visit the official DCR job posting for details.
DCR carpenter Manny Silva and additional DCR winter staff David and Paul have accomplished a lot since the Commission visit in January.
RESCHEDULED for Saturday April 27. It’s time to get Schooner Ernestina ready for the summer season. Let’s get that winter cover off! Please sign up on DCR’s Park Serve Page. Step #1: “Select a park” – scroll down and select … Continue reading