Slide ID

CV-80-003

_pkUnique ID

CV80003

Slide Date

1980

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Island

São Vicente

Province or Jurisdiction

São Vicente

City / Village

Mindelo

Date

1980

Description

This photograph shows the rebuilding of the hull on the Ernestina during restoration in 1980. The Ernestina, originally the Effie M. Morrisey, is a 19th century schooner that spend the late 1940s through the 1960s sailing between the Cape Verde Island and making trans-Atlantic voyages until it finally fell into a state of disrepair in the 1960s. After restoration the schooner was gifted to the United States by Cape Verde.

Keywords

hull; restoration; ship building; Ernestina; schooner; historic;

Social Theme

Diaspora

Notes

http://archive.ernestina.org/history/history.html
Retrieved 13 July 2012

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Effie_M._Morrissey
Retrieved 13 July 2012

Copyright

Rhode Island College

Box

1

Folder

1

Image Dimensions

5236x3480

Software

VueScan

Date Time Scanned

28-7-2010 12:00 AM

Color Space

RGB

File Size

3.3 MB

Document Type

Image

Keywords

hull; restoration; ship building; Ernestina; schooner; historic;

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