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NEWS – Tall Ship Elissa Back in Berth

Elissa is welcomed back from the shipyard by a bagpiper. Photo by Jamie White, Director of the Texas Seaport Museum

Tall Ship Elissa Back in Berth Marking the end of more than four months in dry dock at Texas City’s Bollinger Shipyard, the 1877 Tall Ship Elissa returned to her berth at the Galveston Historical Foundation’s Texas Seaport Museum on …

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Tall Ship Elissa Repair Effort Gets FEMA Boost

More than $1.4 million has been awarded to the state of Texas by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help repair storm damage to the historic 1877 tall ship Elissa. The ship’s iron hull was corroded by stray current in …

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