Mayflower II restoration continues

Don Walker, left, and Tim Dansereau, back, with Arnold M. Graton Associates guide one of five 35-foot steel beams through a gunport and through the "tween" deck area of the Mayflower II Monday, Jan. 23, 2017 at Mystic Seaport's H.B. duPont Preservation Shipyard. The five beams will serve as a support structure for the ship during its 30-month restoration in Mystic. New Hampshire based Graton Associates specializes in covered bridge and timber frame construction.

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