World War II Service

Did you know Ernestina-Morrissey served in World War II?  The ship was sent on secret missions to the Arctic waters known so well by Captain Bartlett to identify sites for and to assist in the construction of and service to Army air bases in Greenland.

There is some information in the archive website.  If you want to know more check out the book “Quest for a Northern Air Route” by Alexander Forbes.  Commander Forbes was assigned to the the Morrissey by the Navy.