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Vasa Ship

December 13th, 2016

While we were in Stockholm in September, we visited the Vasa Museum. In this museum is a real 17th century ship, it looks just like those in pirate movies. It’s hard to imagine that this ship was built in 1624, set sail, and sank immediately. It preserved at the bottom of the ocean and the process to start bringing up began in the 1950s.
If you’re ever in the area, it’s worth a visit. Definitely get in on the guided tour, that was wonderful at explaining the history of the ship.

One Comment to “Vasa Ship”
  1. Nebraska Dave on December 14, 2016 at 11:17 am

    Susy, my curiosity would ask what caused it to immediately to sink? Many hours of hard labor went into those early ships. It would cost a fortune to build a ship like that in today’s world. Very fascinating to imagine the long gone workers that are having their work still admired.

    Have a great day.

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