It was the sixteenth century. Sweden was a great empire and had one of the strongest armies in the world. But the king wanted the biggest and best ship too. It was the day for the ship to go to sea and hundreds of people were waiting for Sweden’s wonderful new ship to leave Stockholm harbour. But the ship was badly planned and it fell to the bottom of the sea. Read about The Vasa (410 words).
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