Ship Name

Ark (1634)

Type

ship

Origins/Provenance

English

Era

Europe's Reconnaissance (1351-1640)

Year Launched

1634

Home Waters

Atlantic

Function

Scientific/Exploratory

Displacement (tons)

300

Primary Propulsion

Wind/Sail

Propulsion Specifications

3-masted square-rigged

Hull

wooden

Historical Note

Transported English Catholics to Maryland in 1633-34 under auspices of Leonard Calvert. Accompanied by the 50-ton pinnace Dove .

Related Images

external image boat0_ark_0000.jpg
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Related People

Calvert, Leonard