After undergoing months of repairs in Fairhaven, Massachusetts, the Mayflower II returned to its homeport of Plymouth, Massachusetts, on Wednesday (August 7, 2013) amid cheers and blaring ship horns, according to an article on SouthCoastToday.com.
The six-plus hour journey from the Fairhaven Shipyard was delayed by more than four months while the 56-year-old ship underwent major repairs. But Wednesday’s voyage went just the way Charles Mitchell, skipper of the tugboat that pulled the replica, had hoped.
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Dan Mathers Dan Mathers is a freelance writer and editor. He is a former associate editor for Offshore magazine, and his work has been published in Backpacker, Cape Cod Life, Adirondack Life, South Shore Living and more. For more information, visit DanMathersFreelance.com