Mayflower II Returns to Plymouth, MA

The Mayflower II passes under the railroad bridge on the way through the Cape Cod Canal. Photo by Tom Richardson
The Mayflower II passes under the railroad bridge on her way through the Cape Cod Canal. Photo by Tom Richardson

The replica ship Mayflower II returned to her berth in Plymouth, MA, today [May 19] after undergoing winter repairs at the Mystic Seaport in Mystic, CT. The 58-year-old wooden ship was towed to Plymouth by the tug Jaguar, and entered Plymouth Harbor at around 12:30 p.m. En route, the Mayflower II transited the Cape Cod Canal, entering the West End at around 10:45 a.m. On hand to greet her as she passed below the famous railroad bridge was New England Boating’s Tom Richardson, who shot the accompanying photos.

The Mayflower II can be visited through the summer at Plimoth Plantation. She will return to Mystic in the fall to undergo another round of repairs.

Learn more about the ship HERE