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Swedish Colonial Society Journal 2015 to 2021

The Swedish Colonial News has become The Swedish Colonial Society Journal.

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Inventory of the ship the Calmer Sleutel, old about 20 years, long over the bow 103 feet, wide 25 feet, its hold 11 feet, there above 6 feet, with a new pine hull. (Supplement #1 to The Swedish Colonial Society Journal, Volume 5, Number 4, Spring 2015 issue, refer to Last Voyage of the Kalmar Nyckel, p. 12)

Inventory (not the original document in Dutch) taken in 1652 of the KN ordered by its owner (Roelofsen) before he hired it out to the Dutch. Source: Kalmar Nyckel Foundation (Sam Heed and Jordi Noort)

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