Shutter Plank In!

The shutter plank (the last strake-plank) has been pounded in, the Ernestina-Morrissey’s hull is fully planked!  A HUGE Thank You! to the Ernestina-Morrissey project crew at Bristol Marine’s Shipyard in Boothbay Harbor, Maine.

Thanks to the Whiskey Plank Club for your support and to our sponsors for helping the crew celebrate this wonderful achievement.  Please support our sponsors: Gloucester’s Ryan and Wood Distillers, New Bedford’s Bisca Tournament Club, and South Coast’s Buzzards Bay Brewing .

Gloucester’s Ryan and Wood Folly Cove Rum, Canadian Whiskey, New Bedford’s Bisca Tournament Club 's Cape Verdean Grogue and South Coast’s Buzzards Bay Brewery 's Sow and Pigs. Representing all the parts of Ernestina-Morrissey's history.

SEMA’s Secretary Mary Anne McQuillan and President Julius Britto helping bring the shutter plank home

Julius Britto and John Bullard celebrating a job well done!

Thank you, Robert Mitchell! photo credit: Mitchell Photography CONNECTIONS Publishing inc. October 25, 2018

Stay tuned for more photos here next week.

This Project is being supported with funds from the City of New Bedford’s Community Preservation Act Program,

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