Membership and Outreach Committee

Purpose: to develop and maintain SEMA membership and support for Ernestina, by maintaining, publishing Updates (newsletter) and conducting other outreach, including public relations and marketing activities.

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A Message from the Crew of SSV Ernestina-Morrissey

Hey Community, we need your help! As the ship and organizations that support her enter a new phase as the Schooner Ernestina-Morrissey, we need a new logo. Do you have design experience? Are you an artist? We welcome all submissions! … Continue reading

Samples from Ernestina-Morrissey’s Waters!

Samples have come in from across Ernestina-Morrissey‘s history! From Essex, MA to Digby, NS, from Newfoundland to British Columbia and Greenland, from Mindelo, Cape Verde and of course from #HomeportNewBedford!  The most recent are posted at the top as you … Continue reading

The Worldwide Waters of Ernestina-Morrissey

~~~ YOU can be part of the Celebrations ~~~ ~~~when Ernestina-Morrissey Sails Again!~~~ Will you help us? Since 1894, Ernestina-Morrissey has sailed oceans and seas, far and wide, and visited many ports.  It has been suggested that every effort be made … 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

Captain Krihwan Interviewed By Erin Short

~ One of the Covid-era efforts of Tall Ships America has been a series of interviews released as a podcast “A Barque, a Brig and a Schooner Walk into a Bar”. ~ The Season Two finale was an interview with … 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

NBWNHP Hosts Captain Krihwan

The New Bedford Whaling National Park recently hosted an opportunity for SouthCoast community members to meet Ernestina-Morrissey’s new captain, Tiffany Krihwan. Although we were inside due to the weather, a great group gathered to welcome Captain Krihwan to New Bedford. … Continue reading

Ernestina-Morrissey’s Return to Massachusetts

The next meeting of Schooner Ernestina-Morrissey Advisory Board (SEMAB) will be held on Friday, October 29 at 9 am. Please note this discussion item on the agenda!  “Shipyard departure route discussion”:  a discussion about the port/ports Ernestina-Morrissey may visit on the voyage to her homeport, … Continue reading

Schooner Ernestina-Morrissey Advisory Board (SEMAB) Meeting

SEMAB met on August 6.  Wendy Pearl (DCR) reported that the Best Value Grant has been signed by DCR Commissioner DCR Commissioner Jim Montgomery which will ensure the Ernestina-Morrissey receives her USCG Certificate of Inspection. The Best Value Grant provides $850,000 … Continue reading

Meet Captain Tiffany Krihwan

SouthCoast friends of Ernestina-Morrissey will have an opportunity to meet Captain Tiffany Krihwan, Ernestina-Morrissey‘s new captain, hosted by the New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park and  SEMA. 6:30 -7:30 pm, Thursday, September 16, 2021 Weather permitting, we will meet outside … Continue reading

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