Timely and up-to-date news about Schooner Ernestina and S.E.M.A.
SEMA President Julius Britto visited Boothbay Harbor Shipyard this week to view the progress and confer with Harold Burnham and David Short. His response? ”We are getting a SUPERIOR SHIP when ERNESTINA-MORRISSEY leaves Boothbay Harbor Shipyard.” Julius expressed gratitude for … Continue reading
Even if you can’t attend our celebration on June 9, you can have a chance to win these terrific prizes. They will be raffled off on the evening of June 9 at the New Bedford Whaling Museum. The tickets are … Continue reading
The celebration of the 35th Anniversary of the return of Ernestina-Morrissey to Massachusetts (TICKETS HERE) will include recognition of five individuals who were part of the early efforts of repatriation and who continued to support the ship through the years. … Continue reading
Join us as we honor hard-working individuals who brought Ernestina back to the United States. They champion the ship to this day. You can celebrate their contributions and support the future of Ernestina-Morrissey. Get your TICKETS TODAY! A portion of the … Continue reading
We can’t say it better than Governor Baker! Fair Winds, Laura!
Get your tickets today! Please join us on June 9 as we begin a summer of celebrating the return of Ernestina, now Ernestina-Morrissey, to Massachusetts where she started her historic journey in 1894. Thirty five years ago the newly independent Republic of … Continue reading
The latest report from the shipyard is that the framing of Ernestina-Morrissey is complete! For more photos and reports on the progress check the January Commission Report. Harold Burnham, DCR Owners Representative for the Ernestina-Morrissey project, presented at a panel … Continue reading
Matching the Manton Foundation $375,000 challenge grant will be instrumental in SEMA’s reaching the $1,000,000 goal for Phase I The Schooner Ernestina-Morrissey Association, Inc. (SEMA) announced the receipt of a $375,000 1:1 challenge grant from The Manton Foundation. The … Continue reading
Happy New Year Ernestina-Morrissey! We look forward to exciting progress in 2017. Phil Smith, a longtime friend of the ship visited the Shipyard last month. He shared some great photos. About a week later photos from Harold show the bulkhead … Continue reading