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Kalmar Nyckel 1629

Kalmar Nyckel 1629

Name: Kalmar Nyckel
Owner: The Ship Company (Skeppskompaniet)
Route: Gothenburg, Sweden — New Sweden, North America
Launched: c. 1625
Acquired: 1629
Status: Sold to Swedish Navy, 1644
Commissioned: 1644
Decommissioned: June 19, 1651
Fate:
Sold into merchant service, 1651.
Sunk in Dutch service 1652

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Did four trips to North America with Swedish settlers. There is a replica in Wilmington Delaware, built to commemorate this.
 

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