Shipwright Ernie Cowan 1945-2018

We are deeply saddened this week to hear of the passing of Ernie Cowan, shipwright of the Sea Lion. On behalf of the Sea Lion Project, Henricus Historical Park & Henricus Citie Militia our sincerest condolences to his friends & family for an incredibly great loss. As historians, we keep history alive, in doing so the Sea Lion’s past will never be forgotten and continue to grow.

(Ernie pictured 3rd from the left)
Photo taken from the book Legendary Locals of the Chautauqua Lake Region By Kathleen Crocker & Jane Curry 2013