Preserving the Wasa (1965)

Film details

  • Featuring

    Joss Ackland

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year

    1965

  • Genre

    Documentary

  • Type

    Film

  • Category

    Non Fiction

Synopsis

The use of a petroleum product - polyethylene glycol - to preserve a Swedish warship, the WASA, which has lain forgotten at the bottom of Stockholm harbour for 300 years and was raised in 1961.

Cast & Credits

Latest from the BFI

  • Latest from the BFI

    Latest news, features and opinion.

More information

Films, TV and people

  • Films, TV and people

    Film lists and highlights from BFI Player.

More information

Sight & Sound magazine

  • Sight & Sound magazine

    Reviews, interviews and features from the international film magazine.

More information

Back to the top