During the stay in
The wooden-built replica of old Götheborg – which was sunk in September 1745 with her entire cargo outside Götheborg harbor – has already become a Swedish national symbol for culture, trade and industry.
“The ship “Götheborg” will be used as a platform for presenting Swedish business, technology and culture to the rest of the world. The project has attracted a lot of international attention,” says Göran Bengtsson, Chairman of the Swedish East India Company that rebuilt the entire vessel and who plans to sail to
The ship has a crew of 19 and another 60 volunteers apprentices onboard, working together under the command of Gunnar Silfverberg-Utgaard, who has 35 years of experience at sea, 15 on large sailing vessels.
Along the route to
To follow the voyage of the Götheborg, visit www.soic.se