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Schooner Ernestina 119 years old!

Len Burgess forwards the link- Now 119 years old, the SCHOONER ERNESTINA (formely EFFIE M. MORRISSEY) was Essex-built in the Winter of 1893-94 and launch on Feb. 1, 1894. Designed by George Melville McClain and built at the James & … Continue reading

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The Schooner Ernestina From Len Burgess

One of the 6 remaining old schooners built in Essex, MA is now 118 years old. Len Burgess writes- On February 1, 1894 118 years ago the Effie M. Morrissey, the ship that became Ernestina, slid down the ways at … Continue reading

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Schooner Ernestina gets a facelift

By Leslie Friday/Correspondent/ Beacon Mon Apr 13, 2009, 02:50 PM EDT StumbleUpon Newsvine del.icio.us Digg Essex – Few things could survive 115 years without a little touch up. The Ernestina, an Essex-built schooner launched in 1894, is undergoing rehabilitation in … Continue reading

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