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From near this spot December 19 1606 sailed with 105 adventurers the Susan Constant 100 tons Capt. Christopher Newport. In supreme command the Godspeed, 40 tons Capt Bartholomew Gosnold the Discovery 20 tone Capt. John Ratcliffe. Landed at Cape Henry Virginia April 26 1607 arrived Jamestown Virginia May 13 1607. Where these adventurers founded the first permanent English colony in America under the leadership of the intrepid Capt. John Smith...

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