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  • Ancient Planters: Passengers of the Swan, 1610

    The " Swan " arrived at the Jamestown Colony in late August 1610. It was one of a fleet of three ships belonging to Sir Thomas Gates, which along with the " Tryall " and the " Noah " carried 250 passengers and a years worth of provisions for 400 men. The previous year, 1609, had been known as the dreadful "starving time," when the infant colony [of Jamestown, Virginia] was reduced from about ...