Ship Name

Discovery (1607)

Origins/Provenance

English

Era

Europe's Reconnaissance (1351-1640)

Primary Propulsion

Wind/Sail

Hull

Wooden

Historical Note

Accompanied the larger Susan Constant and Godspeed in transporting Englishmen who established the Chesapeake settlement at Jamestown in 1607

Image Source

Time Line 2

Related Images

external image boat0_discovery_0000.jpg
Image ID: 740 I
external image susanconstantandco.jpg
Fleet that made 1606-07 passage from England to settle Jamestown; John Smith among the passengers
Image ID: 1740 I

Related Vessels

__Godspeed__ (1607), __Susan Constant__ (1607),

Related Water Bodies

Chesapeake Bay,

Record ID: 25