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  • Peter Jockim Jochimson (1620 - 1654)
    Peter Jochimsson, born in Schleswig in Holstein, was enrolled in Gothenburg in September 1642 to serve as a soldier in New Sweden at a wage of ten guilders per month. He sailed to the colony on the...
  • Captain Sven Skute (1623 - 1665)
    Colonial Swedes Sven Svensson Skute, a veteran of the Thirty Years War (1618-1648), was the highest-ranking official to remain in New Sweden after its surrender to the Dutch in 1655. Prior to his c...
  • Johan Björnsson Printz (1592 - 1663)
    Johan Printz, född 1592 som Johan Björnsson, i Bottnaryd, Småland, död 1663. Överstelöjtnant, guvernör över Nya Sverige 1642-1653 och landshövding i Jönköpings län 1658-1663, 1642 utsågs Printz a...
  • Johan Papegoja (c.1610 - 1667)
    Fourth Governor of New Sweden Född under 1610-talet. Papegoja (även Johan Pappegoya), född cirka 1610, död 21 eller 23 mars 1667, var åren 1653–1654 den femte guvernören över Nya Sverige vid Nordamer...
  • Major Peter Hollender Ridder (1608 - 1692)
    Peter Hollander Ridder (1608-1692) was the governor of the Swedish colony of New Sweden in Delaware (1640-1643). Peter Hollander Ridder's father was a Dutchman living in Ekenäs, Finland. Peter Holl...

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.