The Mayflower And Her Log, Complete, By Azel Ames


























































































































































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into requisition, doubtless, in the conferences as to the condition of
the SPEEDWELL, on both of her returns to - Page 160
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Called Into Requisition, Doubtless, In The Conferences As To The Condition Of The SPEEDWELL, On Both Of Her Returns To

Port, at the inception of the voyage, he was especially in evidence when, in mid-ocean, "the cracking and bending

Of a great deck-beam," and the "shaken" condition of "the upper works" of the MAY-FLOWER, gave rise to much alarm, and it was by his labors and devices, and the use of the now famous "jack-screw," that the bending beam and leaking deck were made secure. The repairs upon the shallop in Cape Cod harbor also devolved upon him, and mention is made of his illness and the dependence placed upon him. No doubt, in the construction of the first dwellings and of the ordnance platform on the hill, etc., he was the devising and principal workman. He undoubtedly returned to England with the ship, and is known in history only by his "billet," as "the carpenter" of the MAY-FLOWER.

The Master Gunner seems to have been a man with a proclivity for Indian barter, that led him to seek a place with the "third expedition" at Cape Cod, thereby nearly accomplishing his death, which indeed occurred later, in Plymouth harbor, not long before the return of the ship.

The Boatswain is known, by Bradford's records, to have died in the general sickness which attacked the crew while lying in Plymouth harbor. The brief narrative of his sickness and death is all that we know of his personality.

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