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great ship Vasa.

Greta Franzen

great ship Vasa.

by Greta Franzen

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Published by Hastings House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vasa (Warship) -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Vasa (Warship),
  • Underwater archaeology.

  • About the Edition

    Describes the salvage and preservation of the Swedish warship Vasa that sank on her maiden voyage in 1628.

    Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 93.

    StatementWritten and designed by Greta Franzen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVA595.V3 F73 1971
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p.
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5317264M
    ISBN 100803826478
    LC Control Number72150019

      These books have been greatly appreciated by readers across the world and are a must-read for those working at the sea. 1. Moby Dick: Written by American novelist Herman Melville in the mids, Moby Dick is considered to be a classic book which D. H. Lawrence once described as “the greatest book of the sea ever written.”. The Vasa ship. The State Maritime History Museum Wasavarvet The archives are in great condition and have been in storage for a long time and the images in the collection are now being sold off one by one. The images archive where distributed in most cases in maximum only copies around the world at the time and many copies have been Seller Rating: % positive.

    The Swedish Warship Vasa never made it out of Stockholm harbor. It sank on its maiden voyage in , and nearly years later, the ship is suffering a slow, inexorable decay in Sweden's Vasa. Vasa (ship) is a featured article; it (or a previous version of it) has been identified as one of the best articles produced by the Wikipedia so, if you can update or improve it, please do so. This article appeared on Wikipedia's Main .

      Finally, on Ap , three giant bilge pumps began purging water from the ship’s interior and the Vasa was, once again, kissed by sunshine. Within two weeks, the Vasa was not only above. The Vasa ship. Miss Elin Anderssin is going to do textile preservation. The archives are in great condition and have been in storage for a long time and the images in the collection are now being sold off one by one. The images archive where distributed in most cases in maximum only copies around the world at the time and many copies Seller Rating: % positive.


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The book documents the VASA ship as well as it recovery from the Baltic sea. photographs are superb too. Read more. One person found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. ratherread. out of 5 stars Great book. Reviewed in the United States on Octo Verified Purchase.

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Vasa was a vast, beautifully decorated ship. It was covered in wooden carvings that told stories about the Swedish royal family, and Author: Kat Eschner.

This book presents the amazing true account of the sinking of a Swedish ship, the Vasa, in I discovered this book on one of my online library catalog searches under historical books for children published in This book is in an oversized picture book format which I think is great ship Vasa.

book perfect format because of the size and grandeur of the Vasa.4/5(35). —The Horn Book on The Sinking of the Vasa "Light-infused scenes bathed in aquamarine hues, including a clever gatefold of the ship’s remains being lifted toward the surface, are remarkably lifelike in perspective and scale, and realistic moments (glinting fish scales, the bulky folds of a diver’s suit) complement the detailed storytelling.".

The photos are great and the back story of the Vasa's creation is fascinating and well documented in this book. When reading the book I was surprised to see in it a photo of an ornate pipe organ surround that I had taken a photo of in a church in Stockholm just before visiting the Vasa s:   The helpful Vasa gift shop staffer pointed out this book as great children’s souvenir.

This little pig is the star of an accompanying book about the Vasa-grisen, so make sure to get him too.

Cute wooden lion on wheels, a great kid’s souvenir from the Vasa. The story of Vasa began almost four hundred years ago. On 10 Augustthe Vasa, newly built flagship of the Swedish King Gustav II Adolf, set sail in Stockholm harbour. Less than an hour later, Sweden’s great warship sank to the bottom of Stockholm harbour, Various attempts were made to raise the ship.

The book presents a close-up of the sculptures from the ship Vasa through spectacular color photos. Editor Anna Maria Forsberg. pages. Published (In Swedish) Price: SEK. Vasa model: wood Wooden models of the ship.

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The Vasa Museum The Vasa ship capsized and sank in Stockholm After years on the sea bed the mighty warship was salvaged and the voyage could continue. Today Vasa is the world's best preserved 17th century ship and the most visited museum in Scandinavia. Housed inside this enormous structure was a Swedish ship, the Vasa that was built under the reign of Gustavas Adolphus in the s.

The ship had a very short lifespan, despite the fact that it was commissioned by the Swedish monarch to fill the role as the jewel of the Swedish navy during the Thirty Year’s War/5(2).

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