Why did the Vasa sink?. The Facts. Instability Design changes ordered by the King Two gun decks Increased armament. King Gustavus II Adolphus. What prompted the changes?. King Successful military leader 1611, assumed the throne; “Sweden was a small impoverished country…”
Why did the Vasa sink?
King Gustavus II Adolphus
“Second to god, the welfare of the Kingdom depends on its Navy.”