Stockholm in Stockholm County, Södermanland Province, Sweden — Northern Europe (Scandinavia)
The Zetterström Fountain
Text in Swedish:
Mustycke som användes för att spola tunnlar
under Vasa vid bargningen 1961.
Konstructör: Dykarpionjären Arne Zetterstöm (1917-1945)
Donatorer: Flygt AB och Marinen
Nozzle used for making tunnels under the warship Vasa
when it was salvaged in 1961.
Constructor: The Swedish diving pioneer Arne Zetterström (1917-1945)
Fountain sponsors: Flygr AB and the Swedish Navy
Erected 1990 by Vasa Museum.
Location. 59° 19.708′ N, 18° 5.507′ E. Marker is in Stockholm, Södermanland Province, in Stockholm County. Marker can be reached from Galärvarvsvägen just west of Djurgårdsvågen. Touch for map. - on the fence surrounding the fountain outside the main entrance to the Vasa Museum on Djurgården Island. Marker is at or near this postal address: Galärvarvsvägen 14, Stockholm, Södermanland Province 115 21, Sweden.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dytankhuset / The escape training tank house ( about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); Villa Lusthusporten Carl von Linné (Linnaeus) ( approx. 1.1 kilometers away); Kung Karl XII / King Karl XII ( approx. 1.1 kilometers away); Södra Bankohuset / Southern Bank Building ( approx. 1.2 kilometers away); Norrbro ( approx. 1.2 kilometers away); "Lejonet" / "The Lion" ( approx. 1.3 kilometers away); Kungliga Operan / Royal Opera House ( approx. 1.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stockholm.
Also see . . .
1. The House of Vasa. (Submitted on June 27, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Arne Zetterström (1917 – 7 August 1945). (Submitted on June 27, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
3. Anders Franzen (1918-1993). ...discovered the wreck of the 1628 Swedish galleon Vasa, at Stockholm Harbor in 1956... From 1959 to 1961, he conducted her salvage [employing the Zetterström Nozzle in raising her hull from the depths] "the most complete ship of the era." (Submitted on June 27, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
4. The Swedish Ship Vasa's Revival. (Submitted on June 28, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. Wasa; Thirty Years War; Vasamuseet; Royal Djurgården Park; King Gustav II Adolf [Gustavus Adolphus]
Categories. • Disasters • Notable Events • Notable Persons • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 20, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 27, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 4,238 times since then and 136 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on June 27, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.