The East Indiaman Götheborg is a replica of the 18th century original ship that sank in 1745 just outside Gothenburg after a long journey from China. At that time, the ship was a part of the Swedish East India Company that traded with East Asia between the years 1731 and 1813.
The knowledgeable guides will take you on a fascinating guided tour of the East Indiaman. Learn about the journeys at sea, the life onboard for the hardworking seamen and the amazing successes The Swedish East India Company had during the 1700s.
Although there were no original drawings to base the reconstruction on, they managed to recreate this magnificent ship in scale 1:1. This is an achievement beyond the usual which shows the degree of dedication among those who gave the East Indiaman Götheborg a new life.
Hop On – Hop Off boat stop: 4, Eriksberg