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"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."

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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.

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Vasa. The remains of the Vasa ship is displayed in a maritime museum in Stockholm, Sweden. The museum displays the only almost fully intact 17th century ship that has ever been salvaged. The 64-gun warship Vasa sank on her maiden voyage in the Stockholm Harbor in 1628 with loss of many lives.

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AFAR.com Highlight: Vasa Ship Museum by Amanda Klovekorn

The Swedish warship Vasa sank on its maiden voyage in 1628 in the harbour of Stockholm. It can nowadays be seen in Vasa Museum, Stockholm which is extremely popular

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Vasa Ship, sank on its maiden voyage in the 16th century, preserved by the salty water and brought back up mostly intact in the 20th century. Now on display in Stockholm.

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