The Kalmar Nyckel


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Running through the waters of downtown Wilmington courses a replica of the Kalmar Nyckel, a 17th-century pinnace and the Swedish colonial ship that founded the first permanent European settlement in Delaware. Brave the rough river waters in this dialogue again with Samuel Heed, Senior Historian from the Kalmar Nyckel Foundation.

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View the mentioned animation: Tall Ship Time Machine

Photographer: Crewmember Jon Caspar

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