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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

Another Chance!

What a fabulous response for the 10 bags we offered on Wednesday! They were all spoken for in an hour! But we want to give EVERYONE a chance to get one of the bags so we have decided to make a … Continue reading

Old Sails into Fabulous Bags! All Spoken For! Thank you!

A Fantastic Response for these Fabulous Bags! All ten bags have been spoken for. THANK YOU! If we are able to get more we will let you know. Look at these FABULOUS canvas bags from SeaBags! ~ They were made … Continue reading

Raising the Sails

Thanks to the many Ernestina-Morrissey supporters who contributed to SEMA’s campaign to fund her new sails we are more than halfway to total funding!  Just the recent “Giving Tuesday” donations totaled $2,364.00. During this time of giving, as the Holidays continue … 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

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