The Swedish East India Company's operations meant a new era in Swedish shipbuilding. After the Great Nordic War, the Swedish merchant navy was minimal. The government did its part to expand the marine and as early as 1927 it consisted of 480 Swedish-flagged ships. This book was published in the bicentennial celebration of the Swedish East India Company's foundation. In Swedish.
“Allmogebåtar” is an inventory of unique material from an old disappearing boat culture and thus has a rich documentary value. The author has interviewed many of the surviving boat builders and saved some of their art for posterity. In Swedish.
This book contains 19 famous ships, from Viking ships to modern tankers, showcasing how boats have changed the world in both war and peace times. Each ship is illustrated both through paintings and through drawings, photographs and contemporary depictions. In Swedish.