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Concord was the name of the ship that carried the first German immigrant group from Europe to America, composed of 13 Mennonite-Quaker families of [[Krefeld (Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany)|Krefeld]]. The ship left the Thames harbor at Gravesend on 24 July 1683 and after a difficult journey of two and one-half months arrived safely at [[Philadelphia (Pennsylvania, USA)|Philadelphia]] on 6 October 1683. It carried a complement of 40 crewmen and 120 passengers.
 
Concord was the name of the ship that carried the first German immigrant group from Europe to America, composed of 13 Mennonite-Quaker families of [[Krefeld (Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany)|Krefeld]]. The ship left the Thames harbor at Gravesend on 24 July 1683 and after a difficult journey of two and one-half months arrived safely at [[Philadelphia (Pennsylvania, USA)|Philadelphia]] on 6 October 1683. It carried a complement of 40 crewmen and 120 passengers.
 
 
 
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Concord was the name of the ship that carried the first German immigrant group from Europe to America, composed of 13 Mennonite-Quaker families of Krefeld. The ship left the Thames harbor at Gravesend on 24 July 1683 and after a difficult journey of two and one-half months arrived safely at Philadelphia on 6 October 1683. It carried a complement of 40 crewmen and 120 passengers.


Author(s) Christian Hege
Date Published 1953


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Hege, Christian. "Concord (Ship)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1953. Web. 1 Jul 2016. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Concord_(Ship)&oldid=79831.

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Hege, Christian. (1953). Concord (Ship). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 1 July 2016, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Concord_(Ship)&oldid=79831.




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