This was the direct cause of the voyage from England to America taking more than two months.
The Mayflower By 1620, the Mayflower was aging, nearing the end of the usual working life of an English merchant ship in that era, some 15 years.
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Also here was the ship's compass and probably also berths for the ship's officers.
Forward of the steerage room was the capstan, a vertical axle used to pull in ropes or cables.
The Pilgrim ship Mayflower was a typical English merchant ship of the early 17th century, square-rigged and beak-bowed with high, castle-like structures fore and aft that served to protect the ship's crew and the main deck from the elements.
Her stern carried a 30-foot high, square aft-castle which made the ship extremely difficult to sail against the wind and unable to sail well against the North Atlantic's prevailing Westerlies, especially in the Fall and Winter of 1620.
What is known on the basis of surviving records from that time is that she could certainly accommodate 180 casks of wine in her cargo hold.
The casks were great barrels that each held hundreds of gallons of claret wine.
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