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Fram 1642-1643

was purchased 1738 hade 32 cannons

  • Sailed from Stockholm August 16, 1642
  • Sailed from Gothenburg November 1, 1642
  • Arrived at New Sweden February 15, 1643
  • departed from about April 14 and
  • arrived in Gothenburg about the end of July, 1643


  • Thering Hindricksen, Captain

Passengers and Soldiers

  • John Printz ‧ new Governor of New Sweden until 1652, relieving Peter Hollander Ridder who returned1 upon the arrival of Printz. He received 400 R.D. for traveling expenses and as compensation for his lost time in waiting for the expedition to begin. He left New Sweden in 1653
  • John Campanius Holm, Reverend ‧ Magister (chaplain)
  • Christer Boije af Gennäs
  • Gregorius Van Dyck, Dutchman - returning
  • Hans Janeke, barber-surgeon from Koningsburgh ‧ He returned to Sweden at some point as he returned to New Sweden on the Mercurius in 1656.
  • Hans Luneburger, soldier from Stralsund ‧ at that time Stralsund was a part of Sweden ‧ he died in New Sweden about the middle of June, 1650.
  • Johan Fransson from Viborg, bookkeeper
  • Johan Olofsson ‧ was hired in 1642 to serve as provost-marshal. Returned with Governor Printz ‧
  • Sven Skute, lieutenant ‧
  • Peter Jochimson
  • Jürgen Kyn (Kühn)


Return voyage

Also returning with Peter Ridder were :

  • Rasmussen
  • Johan Hanssen the sailmaker
  • Rev. Christopher
  • Per Andersson
  • Bengt Thomasson
  • Johan Hindricksson
  • Olof Svensson
  • Claes Claessen
  • Lauren Andriessen Cuyper
  • Joran Olsson, provost-marshal
  • Johan Matson
  • Johan Papegoja
  • and others.