Conference: May 28-May 30, 2020
Director of Maritime Preservation and Operations at Plimoth Plantation.
Mayflower II is owned by Plimoth Plantation and is undergoing a multi-year restoration in the Henry B. duPont Preservation Shipyard at Mystic Seaport. The restoration of the nearly 60-year-old wooden ship is being carried out over several years with the project scheduled for completion in 2019. The purpose is to prepare the ship for the 400th anniversary in 2020 of the Pilgrims’ arrival in 1620.
Whit Perry is director of Maritime Preservation and Operations at Plimoth Plantation. Under his direction and working in collaboration with Mystic Seaport’s Henry B. DuPont Preservation Shipyard, Mayflower II has been undergoing a multi-year, multi-million dollar restoration effort to ensure her future seaworthiness and ready her for Plymouth’s 2020 commemoration.
CSI members are experts in building construction and the materials used therein and are dedicated to improving the communication of construction information.