Skip to comments.17th-Century Warship Pulled From Icy Baltic Sea Is Almost Perfectly Preserved
Posted on 12/27/2020 11:51:48 AM PST by Paul Mahesh
In the 1620s, King Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden ordered the construction of a new warship to protect his citizens. The warship was named Vasa and its construction was hurried as the Swedes waged war in those years with the now-historic bi-confederation entity reigned by one monarchâthe Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.
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What’s with this sudden interest with the Vasa? I remember reading about it in the 60’s and how they were going to spray the hull with glycol for 50 years to preserve the wood, and thinking I’d never live long enough for that to end...
They better put it back before it falls apart from-—dun dun duh! Glowball climageddon issues.
Is that the ship that capsized as soon as it was launched?
Nice article history.
Promoting yourself much on our dime?
What a great person you are.
“Having not sailed even one nautical mile, the mighty warship suddenly plunged into the water.”
Pretty much describes what the Harris-Biden regime will be like should their coup succeed.
Never a comment, just excerpting your blog?
What might that imply?
It’s miraculous how well preserved that is.
I visited the Vasa around 1973. It was nothing but a pile of rotten beams. It is definitely not a 17th Century version of the USS Constitution.
Copied and plagiarized to your stupid free-loading blog.
August 10, 2017
It was the 59th anniversary this year of the raising of the Vasa:
Celebrate the raising of the Vasa
My son visited the Vasa Museum when he was in Sweden a few years ago. I've got a magnet from the museum on my fridge, and a book about the ship that he brought back to me.
Yes, about a mile from the dock on its maiden voyage. Henry VIII's Mary Rose did the same thing.
Quickly heeling over, the open gun ports flooded the ship before the crew could shut them.
TITANIC with no
Don’t worry about the nagging idiots on this site. Just think of them as the inevitable dingleberries after a duce. They are both worth about the same.
The vessel was the work of a Dutch shipbuilder.
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