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The Battleship "Wasa"

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Wasa was a 1,400 ton Swedish warship built in Stockholm for King Gustavus Adophus. Her only ornaments were snarling lion heads set on a blood-red background at each gunport, and an immense lion figurehead. She was salvaged in 1961 and preserved in Beckholmen , Sweden . (Original source:Warships of the world)


Text and images are provided by Tamkang University Maritime Museum