The Vega left the harbour of karlskrona on the 22nd June, 1878.
In order to obtain sufficient room for coal and provisions most of these tanks were taken out at karlskrona.
One stormy night he had suddenly surprised the convoy fleet at karlskrona and burnt a large portion of it.
The two latter had lived some time at karlskrona in order to be present at the fitting out and repairing of the vessel.
A large tent made for the purpose at karlskrona was pitched from the bridge to the fore, so that only the poop was open.
The figures had been the work of his father who was a carver of figure-heads in the naval port karlskrona.