Divers Couldn’t Believe What Survived This 340-Year-Old Shipwreck

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They Initially Found Her Cannons

As Franzén and his team dove deeper towards the wreckage, they couldn’t believe their eyes. The cannons protruding from the side of the wreckage were the first significant find.

Indeed, Kronan was one of the most heavily armed ships of the 17th century. Outfitted with 110 guns, she had three full gundecks that went from the bow to the stern. When the archaeologists came upon the remains, they knew what they had to do first.

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