|Mayflower II in better days|
People typically stand on either side of the open draw to watch as vessels large and small arrive. The bridge has to open for almost everything transiting the river except for small boats without masts!
She came gently to the dock at the Dupont Shipyard while Seaport employees and visitors stood by.
A comprehensive survey commenced the following day to determine the level of work necessary before the 400th Anniversary of the Pilgrims landing at Plymouth in 2020.
She will, however, return to her dock at Plimouth Plantation in May of 2015 so she is on hand for the summer season. Whether she will sail then or not is as yet undetermined. But she will be back at Mystic next winter for phase 2.