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Schooner Ernestina-Morrisey Still Adventuring

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 On The Point: the past, present and future of the Schooner Ernestina-Morrisey. Built in 1894 the schooner fished the Grand Banks, explored the Arctic, was a packet in Cape Verde, and most recently, a sailing school vessel. Now the state ship of Massachusetts is being re-born at a shipyard in Maine. Mindy Todd talks about the schooner’s history and her new mission with Chester Brigham, author of Phoenix of the SeasHere's a Link for information about the author's upcoming talk at the New Bedford Whaling Museum.

 

Mindy Todd is the host and producer of The Point on WCAI which examines critical issues for Cape Cod and the Islands. She brings more than 30 years of experience in radio and television to WCAI.