Historic Schooner Ernestina Towed to Boothbay Harbor

1894 Photograph of Effie M. Morressey. Photo from http://www.ernestina.org/
1894 Photograph of Effie M. Morrissey. Photo from http://www.ernestina.org/

SouthCoast Today reports that on Sunday, April 12, the historic Grand Banks schooner and New Bedford Harbor icon, the Ernestina-Morrissey, was towed to Boothbay Harbor Shipyard in Maine, where it will undergo a 2- to 3-year restoration.

The restoration is expected to cost about $6 million.

Read more about the Ernestina being towed to Maine for restoration.

Watch a short video on the Ernestina.