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Mayflower 400

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by Bernard Gribble

On their voyage to the New World in 1620, the Pilgrims aboard the Mayflower and Speedwell, called into Dartmouth harbour when the latter ship began to take on water. Read more

Local History

Dartmouth is one of the twelve towns participating in the National Mayflower Partnership and throughout the twelve months from Thanksgiving November 2019, will be commemorating the 400-year anniversary of the sailing of the Mayflower to the New World Read more

Local History

Mayflower 400 is the commemoration of the sailing of The Mayflower to the New World, in 1620. In conjunction with 12 other towns & cities across the UK, Dartmouth Mayflower has a number of ambitious Projects & Events planned during 2020. Read more

The Mayflower 400 launch event on 18th November was a spectacular evening with over 200 people attending the champagne reception at Britannia Royal Naval College. Read more

2020 will mark the 400th anniversary of the sailing of the Separatists on the Mayflower to start a colony in the ‘New World’. This will be a huge occasion at both national and international level, and Dartmouth will proudly play an important role. Read more

Local History

In 1620 a very special pair of ships visited Dartmouth for a few short days. These ships linked the town and the river Dart forever to the creation of one of the world’s greatest superpowers, America. Read more

Local History