Today - The idyllic coastalvillge of VIKEN.

1750 - 1850   The Center for Sailships and Shipping in southern Sweden.

Viken mot norr.
view north
Viken
Maritime Museum
Viken
Viken harbour - view northeast.
Möllan
Bya-föreningen
Viken mot syd.
view south

    The first members of the family Banck that settled in Viken, came from Arild in the parish of Brunnby around 1780. They were skeppare Måns Jönsson Bank (1753-1802) and his brother skeppare Nils Jönsson Bank (1758-1813), later other decendants of the Brunnby linage also settled here.

Source: "Sjöfolk och Fartyg från Viken" (1650-1985) Del: 1,2,3   Author: maritime-historian, seacaptain Bror B. Malmsten




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