Seasonal, starting June 2022 - November 2022
Posted by: Massachusetts Maritime Academy on December 15, 2021
Category: Deck: Unlicensed

The Schooner Ernestina Morrissey is seeking 3 qualified applicants for the position of Deckhand for the 2022 summer sailing season.

The Deckhands assist in the ship’s operations and training / education of the cadets.  The Schooner Ernestina Morrissey is owned by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and operated by the Massachusetts Maritime Academy as a USCG inspected Sailing School Vessel (Subchapter R) and a Small Passenger Vessel (Subchapter T) home ported in New Bedford, MA.  The vessel’s GRT is greater than 100 tons.  The first part of the sailing season all crew will be assisting in the outfitting of the vessel for USCG sea trials,  which will include helping the rigger and shipyard complete the vessel after recent restorations.

All crew will be required to follow Covid-19 health and safety guidelines as set by Massachusetts Maritime Academy. Vaccination for Covid-19 is required.

Email resume, cover letter and three references to Captain Tiffany J. Krihwan at


U.S. Citizen

Current Passport

Required certifications:
License: None, Near Coastal
Passport required

Good compensation, (north of 2000 a month) and live aboard position. With the possibility of assistance with BST cert.



Flag: United States of America
Rig: Schooner
Homeport: New Bedford, MA
Sparred Length: 156'
Draft: 13'
Beam: 24' 3
Rig height: 115'
Sail Area: 8,323
Tons: 98
Hull: wood
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