Maintenance and Operations Committee

Purpose: To provide recommendations and technical guidance related to short and long term planning for the operation, maintenance, and preservation of the historic schooner Ernestina.

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Progress in the Shipyard ~ March 4, 2022

Thank you, Bristol Marine, for sharing the latest news of the great work your crew is accomplishing during the pre-launch fitting out of Ernestina~Morrissey! And thank you to Robert Mitchell of Mitchell Photography for the great photos!  In the attached series of … Continue reading

Block Party!

Ernestina-Morrissey’s new masts are nearing completion and the blocks from the running rigging need some TLC. Captain Krihwan  gathered a group of volunteers last week to help with the task. After instructions from Tiffany, everyone took a few blocks home to … Continue reading

Chief Engineer and Chief Mate Positions Posted

Massachusetts Maritime Academy is an AA/EEO/Veteran/Disabled employer. Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.  The Academy asks that all applicants follow the directions on the job postings to apply.  Any applicants directly contacting screening committees may be disqualified from the … Continue reading

Ernestina-Morrissey Crew: Now Hiring!

Captain Krihwan has posted the seasonal positions for Ernestina Morrissey on Tall Ships America’s website.  If you are interested the links below provide the details. Please get the word out. ~ Second Mate Cook AB (Able Seafarer) ~ two positions … Continue reading

Work Starting on Dories

In August some of Ernestina-Morrissey’s dories were moved from the warehouse at New Bedford State Pier to Buzzards Bay Coalition’s Science & Field Operations Center in Marion.  The Coalition has generously provided a place for volunteers to prepare the dories … Continue reading

Progress in the Shipyard ~ December 1, 2021

Thank you, Bristol Marine, for sharing the latest news of the great work your crew is accomplishing during the pre-launch fitting out of Ernestina~Morrissey! And thank you to Robert Mitchell of Mitchell Photography for the great photos!  In the attached series of … Continue reading

Progress in the Shipyard ~ October 5, 2021

Thank you, Bristol Marine, for sharing the latest news of the great work your crew is accomplishing during the pre-launch fitting out of Ernestina~Morrissey! And thank you to Robert Mitchell of Mitchell Photography for the great photos!  In the attached series of … Continue reading

Progress in the Shipyard~ September 7, 2021

Thank you, Bristol Marine, for sharing the latest news of the great work your crew is accomplishing during the pre-launch fitting out of Ernestina~Morrissey! And thank you to Robert Mitchell of Mitchell Photography for the great photos!  In the attached series of … Continue reading

SEMA Volunteers Muster to Assist Captain Krihwan and MMA Staff and Cadets

Last week Captain Krihwan led a crew to reorganize Ernestina-Morrissey materials and equipment in storage at New Bedford’s State Pier.  SEMA volunteers, Joe Pacheco, Julius Britto, Willi Bank, Melissa DeValles, Fred Sterner and Mary Anne McQuillan joined Massachusetts Maritime Staff … Continue reading

Progress in the Shipyard~ June 15, 2021

Thank you, Bristol Marine, for sharing the latest news of the great work your crew is accomplishing during the pre-launch fitting out of Ernestina~Morrissey! And thank you to Robert Mitchell of Mitchell Photography for the great photos!  In the attached series of … Continue reading

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