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ABOVE: Reconstructed upper deck of the
in the Vasamuseet, Stockholm, Sweden.
The ship and museum
The Royal Ship
The museum's official Web site offers a detailed history, photos, ship's
specifications, visitor information, and more.
Johan Avard's illustrated site describes historical events leading up to the Vasa's construction, the ship itself, and the salvage operation.
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more museums, and other topics.
Vasa Museum - Introduction
Photo courtesy of Hans Hammarskiöld and the Vasa
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