Have the Masts of the Mayflower been Found?

By R. C. Anderson, published May 1933


This paper discusses a number of earlier essays and articles which suggest that two pillars which are part of the structure of the schoolroom of Abingdon Congregational church are parts of the masts to the Mayflower, or possibly of the Brielle, the ship in which William, Prince of Orange, arrived in England. After considering detailed measurements of the masts and comparing them with typical ships of the age and dimensions of Mayflower and Breille, the author concludes that more direct evidence is required before either claim can be authenticated.

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Filed under: Other (Early Modern) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Archaeology | Miscellaneous

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