Three 17th-century shipwrecks found in central Gothenburg

October 7, 2019 - General

Not just one but three 400-year-old shipwrecks have been found during building work in central Gothenburg.

The wrecks were found during construction work
[Credit: Arkeologerna/SHM]The wrecks were found during archaeological diggings in connection with building work for Gothenburg’s new railway line Västlänken, and the finds were not totally unexpected.

Gothenburg has a long history of being a major centre for Sweden’s shipping…

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Source: archeo

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