Headed by The Friends of the Vasa Museum, the 10-year project is divided into three phases: a search of Stockholm harbour; a search through the archives of countries that were likely or potential buyers of the salvaged cannons; and a search of public and private collections for surviving cannons. 

24 april 2018

Official project launch in Stockholm. The date marks the anniversary of Vasa’s raising in 1961.

2018-

Maritime archaeological research at the site of the sinking.

2019-

Archival research in the UK.

2021-

Archival research in the Netherlands and Denmark. The research in the UK continues.

2021-

Launch of the citizen science project.

10 august 2028

400th anniversary of the sinking of Vasa.