SEMA Committees

Acitvities of SEMA committees

← Older posts Newer posts →

Memorials and Honors ~ Ernestina Sailing Forward

~Memorials and Honors ~ Donations for Ernestina Sailing Forward ~~~ In 1982 the people of Cape Verde sent a restored Ernestina ex Effie M. Morrissey back to the Massachusetts as a gift to the people of the United States. Forty … Continue reading


You can just use our DONATE page for main or online orders. If you want to order online with a credit card or PayPal the donation is $15 which includes mailing expenses.  Please visit PayPal and enter $15 in the … Continue reading

Homeport New Bedford – Let’s Raise the Foresail!

Ernestina outbound from New Bedford, credit R. Morin This photo was taken in the early 2000’s by Roger Morin. Ernestina is passing Palmers Island Light outbound, as she approached the Hurricane Barrier. How many times has she passed through those … Continue reading

Progress in the Shipyard – March 24, 2021

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

Ernestina~Morrissey’s Crew

Ernestina-Morrissey’s Crew Ernestina-Morrissey has a diverse crew of supporters.  They represent all the parts of her amazing life and they are all looking forward to the next chapter, welcoming The Maritime Watch on deck! There are folks, whether by family … Continue reading

Welcome! Massachusetts Maritime Academy Alumni!

Massachusetts Maritime Academy will continue the renamed Ernestina-Morrissey’s educational mission. The Maritime Watch will join the other watches that represent the amazing history of this vessel that we all love! What a great introduction to the Ernestina~Morrissey was presented to the MMA Alumni  in … Continue reading

Ernestina Sailing Forward

The $50,000 Goal is in Sight!!!  More than $45,000 already raised!!! Click to watch a terrific video celebrating the Repatriation in 1982 produced by Richardo and Alessandro Lopes, Voyage Digital Media. ~~~~ ESF is SO CLOSE to the goal!  Help … Continue reading

Progress in the Shipyard – March 5, 2021

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!  In the attached series of photos, you will see progress on the restoration of the Ernestina-Morrissey at Bristol … Continue reading


“ALL HANDS TO THE HALYARDS” It is exciting to hear that Ernestina-Morrissey will be sailing soon! We will hear the call, “All hands to the halyards”, the order to get ready to raise the sails! Schooner Ernestina-Morrissey Association has committed … Continue reading

Meet Your ESF Committee

Ernestina Sailing Forward Committee Ernestina is Important Because: “Ernestina is a source of pride for everyone who knows her history. She has so much more to give in her next voyage. Sail forward with her…!”  DONATE! * “Ernestina Sailing Forward … Continue reading

← Older posts   |   Newer posts →