Tribute to a career dedicated to maritime heritage;
ceremony on August 24, 2019
The Cape Ann Museum’s esteemed Maritime Curator Erik Ronnberg Jr., who for many years worked as a shipmodel maker on Cape Ann, will be receiving the Edgar B. Caffrey Award during the 37th Annual Antique & Classic Boat Festival August 24-25, 2019 at the Hawthorne Marina in Salem, Mass. The award will be conferred on Saturday August 24 at 11am.
Ronnberg, the son of a Swedish-born Master Mariner who arrived in
America in 1939, grew up in a household where he and his father would make shipmodels
together. After graduating with a degree
in biology, Ronnberg decided to pursue a career in model…
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