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More photos in the vicinity:
Nordiska Museet and Junibacken
Djurgårdsbron and Strandvägen
|The Vasa was built at the Stockholm shipyard by Henrik Hybertsson. She was intended to become the mightiest warship in the world, armed with 64 guns on two gundecks. However, the ship sank 1628 in the harbour during her maiden voyage.
Date: Jul 24, 2005
Longitude: 18° 5.47'
Latitude: 59° 19.73'
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Map references: left: courtesy CIA, middle: historic map of 1912, right: courtesy NASA.
This page has been updated on: 2007-Nov-08