Ships and Harbours
Vasa - the stern decoration
Photographed in the Vasa Museum, Stockholm, on 10 April 2009.
The Royal Warship Vasa capsized on her maiden voyage in August 1628 and never once fired her guns at the enemy. Raised in 1961 the Vasa is the only well preserved 17th century warship in the world.
Picture added on 19 April 2009 at 08:07