Maine shipyard to overhaul historic schooner

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(BOOTHBAY HARBOR, Maine) — The schooner Ernestina-Morrissey arrived at Boothbay Harbor Shipyard on Monday for a $6 million overhaul, the Portland Press Herald reported. The 156-foot, two-masted vessel was built in 1894 and gained renown for its explorations of the Arctic Circle in the 1930s and 1940s. It is the state ship of Massachusetts.

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By Professional Mariner Staff