Ship Name

Susan Constant (1607)

Type

Barque (3 masted)

Origins/Provenance

London

Era

Europe's Reconnaissance (1351-1640)

Year Launched

1605

Home Waters

Atlantic

Function

Scientific/Exploratory

Displacement (tons)

120

Length (feet)

116

Beam (feet)

23

Draft (feet)

9

Primary Propulsion

Wind/Sail

Propulsion Specifications

barque rigged

Hull

wooden

Armament

4 minions, 4 falcons

Crew

85

Top Speed (knots)

6

Historical Note

Brought, under Captain Christopher Newport, the Virginia company to Jamestown, May 13, 1607, in the company of the smaller Godspeed and Discovery

Related Images

boat0_susan_constant_0000.jpg
Image ID: 768
susanconstantandco.jpg
Fleet that made 1606-07 passage from England to settle Jamestown; John Smith among the passengers
Image ID: 1740
Related Vessels:
__Discovery__ (1607), __Godspeed__ (1607), __Susan Constant__ (1607)

Related People

Newport, Christopher

Related Vessels

Chesapeake Bay

Record ID: 102