The Wasa gained its fame through the fact that in 1628 it disastrously keeled over and sank in Stockholm harbour, at the start of its maiden voyage. It was one of four ships built at the time to strengthen the Swedish Navy.
Dimensions: L 486mm. No of Pieces: 229. Skill Level 3. Requires painting.
Age: 8+ years. Part of the Airfix Kitset Collection.