Stern of museum ship Vasa, salvaged from the bottom of the sea just outside Stockholm city in 1961 after 333 years. Put together and displayed in a fantastic museum at Djurgården. It was the pride of the Swedish war fleet and sank on its maiden voyage in 1628.
This is the Swedish warship Vasa, it sank in 1628 and was recovered from the ocean in 1961 almost completely intact. This is the only remaining intact ship from the 1600's. This ship is housed in The Vasa Museum in Stockholm Sweden. A museum built around the ship. It's infamous in that it sank on it's maiden voyage due to faulty design/construction.
“The Swedish warship Vasa sank on its maiden voyage in 1628 and was salvaged in 1961. Now on display in the Vasa Museum in Stockholm, the stern is painted in what are believed to have been the original colours.”