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Effie M. Morrissey Films Surfacing on YouTube

SEMA often gets emails from folks sharing some interesting news.  If you have anything to share please contact us! Arctic films from the Bartlett Era. These are short clips from Junius Bird with no audio. Hunting Bull Walrus 1928 Archaeological expedition Short … Continue reading

20 Years since the Perfect Storm

. The end of October brought the 20th anniversary of the Perfect Storm. Did you knowthat Ernestina headed south from New Bedford on October 25, 1991?  Scroll down to read the account of what happened. . . .

Ernestina Archives Made Accessible

There was a reception to mark the transfer of the Ernestina/Effie M. Morrissey Archives.  Several dignitaries including Chancellor Dr. Jean MacCormack, DCR Commissioner Edward M. Lambert, General Consul of Cape Verde Pedro Graciano Gomes de Carvalho and New Bedford Mayor … Continue reading

29 years ago today Ernestina Returned to the US

At 8:30 pm August 24, 1982 Schooner Ernestina docked at Ft. Adams in Newport, RI after a 38 day passage from Mindelo, Sao Vicente, CVI.   Photos and details on Archived website. *

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