Articles by: Mary Anne McQuillan

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New Commissioners Introduced

At a recent Commission meeting three recently sworn in members were introduced to the attendees.  Dagny Ashley is the designee of the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism.  Dagny is the Director of Tourism & Marketing, Destination New Bedford, for … Continue reading

$125,000 Challenge

Read President Britto’s letter here. and DONATE!

Ernestina Featured on NESN/NEBTV

In the next episode of New England Boating TV, airing Monday, July 29, at 5:30 p.m.  on NESN, the crew visits the historic whaling and fishing port of New Bedford, Massachusetts. READ MORE * You can view the Ernestina segment if you … Continue reading

Park Serve Day Postponed

DCR has announced that the Park Serve Day scheduled for Saturday April 20 has been POSTPONED.  the Work Day has been RESCHEDULED for next Saturday, April 28.  Contact us if you have any questions.

Documentation of Bartlett’s 1935 Voyage

Arctic Regions: Arctic Canada, Labrador and Alaska Captain Bartlett’s Cruise to the Arctic, 1935 and New York Times Article

Initial Marketing Survey Completed

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

Volunteers Needed for AHA! Thursday August 9th

 ALL HANDS ON DECK!! We need volunteers for AHA night this Thursday August 9th from 4:30-8pm. The theme is Harbor Sounds. It is a well-publicized opportunity to showcase the Ernestina as a teaching vessel, to generate interest in future programs and … Continue reading

Summer Volunteers Needed Now!

Contact Elizabeth to volunteer at 508-208-0676 or
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Masts Ready for Crane.

The rig has been prepared for the masts to be removed and the now the wait for the crane.   The seizings have been removed from the shroud lanyards and they have been loosened.  The spring-stay is down and a temporary … Continue reading

3rd Eye Outreach

3rd Eye Unlimited welcomed Ernestina supporters to their 12th annual Open Festival and many visited the booth and shared stories.  Thank you coordinator Barbara Burgo and volunteers Chuck Smiler and Norman Gomes.

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