A New Captain for Ernestina-Morrissey

Massachusetts Maritime Academy has posted the listing for Captain of the USCG inspected Schooner Ernestina Morrissey. The person selected will join a group of great men and women, just a few represented below. Follow THIS LINK for more information about the Captain of the USCG inspected Schooner Ernestina-Morrissey position. The requirements will bring Ernestina-Morrissey a new Captain to follow the example of her past Captains and to sail her into the future!

Captain Clayton Morrissey (left)

Captain Bob Bartlett

Captain Henrique Mendes (left)

Cape Verdean Captain Marcos Lopes (left, at wheel) and US Captain Norman Gomes (right) on the repatriation voyage, 1982 with some crew

Captain Dan Moreland

Three former captains of ERNESTINA:Captain Alberto Lopes; owned and sailed vessel in 1960’s, Captain Daniel Moreland: finished vessel, achieved SSV-R status and National Landmark status, Captain Marcos Lopes; Delivered rebuilt vessel from CV to New England 1982 Mindelo, Sao Vincent, RCV 2009

Captain Gregg Swanzey

Captain Jeff Stone

Captain Amanda Madeira

Captain Willi Bank (left)

Captain Sophie Morse

And many more, from Effie M. Morrissey‘s fishing days to Ernestina‘s days back in Massachusetts after 1982 as an educator. We look forward seeing to many excellent applicants to fill their shoes!