An Expensive Mass Of Bacteria
Back in the 17th century, cheeses were a luxury only those in wealthier classes could afford so it is even possible that this jar belonged to the captain of the ship. It’s too bad they didn’t get to enjoy it before the Kronan sank, however.
Though it smells nice and pungent as most expensive cheeses do today, we wouldn’t recommend trying it. “I certainly don’t recommend tasting it. It’s a mass of bacteria,” Einarsson has said.
Uncovering secrets from old ships is something that always sparks interests and this story was no different. Did you know there were cameras on board the Titanic that reveal what the last days were really like?