Location: Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
This wooden vessel is a replica of the Mayflower, the sailing ship that brought the Pilgrims to America in 1620. The Mayflower II, a full-scale reproduction, was built in Devon, England. According to an on-line FAQ about the vessel:
Mayflower II is a square-rigged vessel that is about 25 feet wide and 106 feet long, displacing 236 tons of water. She has four masts, including a mainmast, foremast, mizzen and sprit, with a total of six sails.The ship sailed across the Atlantic in 1957. Today, the Mayflower II is moored at a pier in Plymouth, Massachusetts, within sight of Plymouth Rock. It is open to the public. If you are a history buff, or have a penchant for all things nautical, the Mayflower II is well worth a visit.