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Characterizing the Deceased Mariners of the Swedish Warship Vasa : An Analysis of Personal Possessions Found in Association with Human Remains
(East Carolina University, 2014)
On August 10, 1628, as onlookers watched in dismay, the newest and most powerful warship in Northern Europe, a symbol of the prestige and power of Sweden and Sweden's King Gustav II Adolf, heeled over and sank in Stockholm ...
The Casks from Vasa.
(East Carolina University, 2012)
When the warship Vasa was raised in 1961, wooden casks were found in nearly every area of the ship. Unfortunately, this important find category was not subject to detailed recording and study until now. This thesis explains ...
Fire in the Hold : Construction and Use of the 1628 Swedish Warship Vasa's Galley
(East Carolina University, 2010)
The galley of the 17th century Swedish warship Vasa is currently the only large 17th century naval galley available for study. It was surveyed by the author in 2008. While the galley's wooden structure remains largely ...
The Rigging and Gun Tackle Blocks of the Swedish Royal Warship Vasa
(East Carolina University, 2011)
Rigging blocks are absolutely essential to the operation of a large sailing vessel, yet little has been published on these vital pieces of hardware. This thesis examines and analyzes the rigging and gun tackle blocks found ...