Susan Constant

Susan Constant (HMQXM)

Location: Williamsburg, VA 23185
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 13.324', W 76° 47.261'

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Length Overall: ? 116'
Beam: ? 24' 10"
Draft: ? 11' 9"
Mast Height: ? 95'
Sail Area: ? 3,902 square feet
Year Built: ? 1991
120 tons burden
Christopher Newport, Captain
54 passengers and 17 crew, est.

Susan Constant was the flagship and the largest of the three ships that brought the first permanent English settlers to America in 1607. While anchored in the River Thames near Limehouse, it was involved in a minor collision with another vessel which led to a case in the High Court of Admiralty. The resulting court records were used to assist in determining the size of this re-creation. The original was probably built in 1605 and almost certainly built on the River Thames near London. Soon after the Jamestown colony was planted, the Susan Constant returned to England, continuing its career as an ordinary trading vessel.
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Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 10:12am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 341395 N 4121004
Decimal Degrees37.22206667, -76.78768333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 13.324', W 76° 47.261'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 13' 19.44" N, 76° 47' 15.66" W
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Area Code(s)757, 202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2292 Jamestown Rd, Williamsburg VA 23185, US
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