Members of the Ernestina Commission and SEMA met with students to receive the results of the latest survey. The Schooner Ernestina Commission and the Schooner Ernestina-Morrissey Association, Inc. commissioned the University of Massachusetts- Dartmouth Charlton College of Business Center for Marketing … Continue reading
The seasonal Park Interpreter position for Ernestina has been posted. The application deadline is May 7. Visit the official DCR job posting for details.
DCR carpenter Manny Silva and additional DCR winter staff David and Paul have accomplished a lot since the Commission visit in January.
The records of the Schooner Ernestina Commission have recently been preserved in the archives of the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR). DCR Archivist Sean Fisher shared with us a copy of the Deed of Gift which you can … Continue reading
The recent Schooner Ernestina Commission meeting included a visit to Ernestina to review the work being done and to examine concerns yet to be addressed. Karl Pastore, South Region Director and Bob Mackenzie, South Coast Director explained the work in … Continue reading
The Schooner Ernestina Commission and the Schooner Ernestina-Morrissey Association, Inc. commissioned the University of Massachusetts- Dartmouth Charlton College of Business Center for Marketing Research to conduct a marketing survey this fall. The document will be used in the planning for … Continue reading
All is well with Ernestina after the passage of Hurricane Sandy. I wish I could say the same for the Bounty. Many of Ernestina’s crew sailed on Bounty and know the missing captain, Robin Walbridge. We all need to thank the Coast Guard for … Continue reading
The New Bedford Waterfront was “Working” all weekend as festival goers braved the damp weather to celebrate the “real thing”, a working harbor and the oldest fishing vessel, the famous Arctic explorer, the beloved Cape Verdean packet and exciting sea-going educator. Massachusetts Official … Continue reading
The Working Waterfront Festival showcases the New Bedford waterfront Saturday September 29 and Sunday, September 30 and Ernestina is in the center of the action. The ship will be open for deck tours 11:00-3:00 each day. * * Children’s … Continue reading
SEMA has received notice from Commissioner Ed Lambert that our purchase of the foremast for Ernestina has been matched by DCR’s Partnership Matching Funds Program. This 2:1 match will provide an additional $47,000 “for replacement of the foremast and repairs to the … Continue reading