Phyllis A wishlist

There are many items that we could use your help finding.

  • Heavy duty shop vac
  • Tarps
  • Office space (so we can bring in volunteers and interns)
  • Painting supplies
  • 6HP wet/dry Shop vac with 1.5"-2" suction hose.
  • and much more.....

If you can help with any of these items, please email Amy or call us at


Maritime Saturdays Return for the SUmmer

Join us on Saturday mornings, this summer at the Gloucester Marine Railways.

Learn about the Phyllis A, the Railways, and Gloucester's fisheries.

Participate in activities, try your hand at working on the vessel restoration, or just join us for mug-up.

Maritime Saturdays


June 6

July 11

August 1

September 5,19 and 26

Phyllis A Online Store Open!

Our online gift "ship" is open and ready for your special purchases.

Find the new hats, t-shirts, and 2015 calendars!

Check out the store through the button above,

or through the Gift Ship page on this site!

Restoration Goals

We continue to work towards our goal of $450,000 to complete the restoration of the Phyllis A.

Help hit the goal by donating at the button below, then we can move on to the next phase of the organization!

Exciting things await!

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Help out by sponsoring Phyllis A Events

Sponsors receive a variety of advertising options and tickets to events, depending on the sponsorship level chosen.

By sponsoring Phyllis A Events, you are allowing us to keep admission prices low at events and focus on raising restoration and programming funds.

For more information and to signup as a sponsor, please use this button:

Phyllis A. Marine Association

help wanted!!!

We are in need of individuals to help with specific and general tasks. 

The above link will take you to a listing of opportunities. Please fill out all contact information (which only comes to us) and check for jobs you are interested in.

We will also gladly work with corporate groups, scouts, and students with volunteer hour requirements.

Get your annual membership today

Memberships help us support the organization's basic operations and free us to focus on grant writing and fundraising efforts for our capital needs, specifically the restoration of the Phyllis A.

Please us the link below to renew, or begin, your membership today! 

Our membership goal for 2015 is 750 members!