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After two terms as a member of the Schooner Ernestina Commission, Gene Montiero fulfilled his last duty as Master of Ceremonies of the “Celebrating Ernestina-Morrissey” Gala. Gene’s broad connections to the SouthCoast and all of its communities served the Commission … Continue reading
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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