|The Mayflower II undergoing repair at the shipyard at the Mystic Seaport Museum|
|Here we are next to Mayflower II|
|Vincent and June board the Mayflower II|
|Notice that the artisans are using traditional wooden tools|
|New beams installed on the rear half deck|
|42 members joined Mystic Seaport staff for this tour, and see how crowded we were?|
Imagine 102 passengers in this space in 1620, plus pigs, chickens and 2 dogs,
plus all their belongings and the shallop! For a 66 day journey!
|Below deck you can see new wood joined with wood|
from the original 1957 shipbuilders.
|Below deck, where the Mayflower Pilgrims stayed during the 1620 voyage,|
Whit Perry describes the 1957 ship and her current renovations.
|Quentin Snedicker of Mystic Seaport describes the overhaul, standing next to the Amistad in drydock|
If you would like to attend a project update about the Mayflower II, Plimoth Plantation's Executive Director Ellie Donovan is holding a meeting on Thursday, May 12th from 6:30 to 7:30pm at the Plimoth Plantation Visitor Center. Coffee and cookies will be served. See this announcement online http://us6.campaign-archive2.com/?u=f3c74e7836&id=56d62792cd&e=8cf6024ba3
|Richard Pickering, Deputy Director at Plimoth Plantation|
gave a passionate speech to us during lunch.
Thank you to June Stearns Butka for some of the photography!
Heather Wilkinson Rojo, "The Mayflower II under renovation at the Mystic Seaport Shipyard", Nutfield Genealogy, posted May 9, 2016, ( http://nutfieldgenealogy.blogspot.com/2016/05/the-mayflower-ii-under-renovation-at.html: accessed [access date]).