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A Message from Captain Krihwan ·

I am still looking for Deckhands, AB and a Cook. SSV Ernestina-Morrissey is in the water and we are currently up rigging the vessel. We plan to do our sea trials in Mid-October and the COI. After that is complete … Continue reading

Monday August 29 at the Shipyard

Although the exact day Ernestina-Morrissey would be launched was not certain, a small celebration was held on August 29. An early-morning dedication is described in a recent post. Although there was no formal announcement word spread locally and a number … Continue reading

Ernestina-Morrissey, Re-dedicated, Prepares for Next Chapter

In January we announced a project which would allow folks to participate in the celebration of Ernestina-Morrissey launch no matter how distant they were. We asked them to collect water from oceans and seas, bays and ports, that represented the … Continue reading

Ernestina-Morrissey Is Launched!

From the crew: View the TicTok video HERE. We sea-ed the day here in Boothbay! Today was the day! The shipyard successfully launched the Ernestine-Morrissey this afternoon with her floating free at 12:56pm on August 30th, 2022. This is a … Continue reading

Ernestina-Morrissey Nears Completion

The exciting and positive letter below from Andy Tyska, President of Bristol Marine, describes the current status of the Ernestina-Morrissey project. The complications Covid created for us all over the past two years also had a significant impact on the … Continue reading

A Visit to the Shipyard

On Monday August 22 Mary Anne McQuillan and Fred Sterner visited Boothbay Harbor Shipyard to see the progress and deliver tee shirts to the crew. Since 2015 they have visited many times and it is wonderful to see her almost … Continue reading

Ernestina-Morrissey’s Masts are Stepped!

The week of August 8, 2022 was rigging week for Ernestina-Morrissey! Tom Ward of Traditional Rigging, LLC and his crew have been working to fabricate the components of Ernestina-Morrissey‘s rig in their shop.  On Monday they “dressed” the masts. And … Continue reading

More Samples from Ernestina-Morrissey’s Waters!

The Water Project is a great success!  We have nearly 50 samples of water representing Ernestina-Morrissey‘s AMAZING history! HERE’S A LIST of the great group of folks who helped with the project and where they collected the water they sent. … Continue reading

A Message from the Crew of SSV Ernestina-Morrissey

Hey Community, we need your help! As the ship and organizations that support her enter a new phase as the Schooner Ernestina-Morrissey, we need a new logo. Do you have design experience? Are you an artist? We welcome all submissions! … Continue reading

Progress in the Shipyard ~ March 4, 2022

Thank you, Bristol Marine, for sharing the latest news of the great work your crew is accomplishing during the pre-launch fitting out of Ernestina~Morrissey! And thank you to Robert Mitchell of Mitchell Photography for the great photos!  In the attached series of … Continue reading

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