The Winthrop Fleet was a group of eleven sailing ships under the leadership of John Winthrop that carried approximately 700 Puritans plus livestock and provisions from England to New England over the summer of 1630.
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... Bay Colony and came to New England in Winthrop's Fleet ... John Winthrop, Governor, and three of his sons, including two minors and one adult son, Henry Winthrop Sir Richard Saltonstall, three sons and two daughters ... church A complete list of passengers is maintained by The Winthrop Society, a hereditary organization of descendants of the Winthrop Fleet and later Great Migration ships that arrived before 1634 ...
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“On the middle of that quiet floor
sits a fleet of small black ships,
square-rigged, sails furled, motionless,
their spars like burned matchsticks.”
—Elizabeth Bishop (19111979)