National Geographic : 1989 Aug
role as an oasis of hope and tranquillity for Co lombia and a window of romance for the world. ALBERTO CORDOBA-SALAZAR Hyattsville, Maryland Kronan Your article by Franzen, Curtsinger, and Berkey on the Swedish warship was highly informative and shows some excellent work in marine ar chaeology. Nearly 400 artifacts are currently on display from Kronanhere at the Vancouver Mar itime Museum (until September 4). Your article plus the visual display makes me feel like taking a trip to Sweden to see the rest of this historic ship. L. R . SOLKOSKI Vancouver, BritishColumbia John Berkey's painting vividly described one of the sailors' nightmares: trapped below in the phantasmagoria of a capsize, the light with its glimmer of hope streaming through the upside ports. RUSSELL SANTORA Guilford, Connecticut Letters should be addressedto Members Forum, National Geographic Magazine, Box 37448, Washington, D. C. 20013, and should include sender's address and telephone number. Not all letters can be used. Those that are will often be edited and excerpted.