Bill Hutchison, of the Kalmar Nyckel Foundation, will present a program at 10:30 a.m. Nov. 4 at the Delaware Public Archives, 121 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. N., Dover.

The presentation will focus on how the Kalmar Nyckel operated, with special emphasis on the navigation of the vessel and the firing of the ship’s guns.

Segments of a new film about the ship will be shown to reveal how these tasks were carried out.

Hutchison, lead educator emeritus for the Kalmar Nyckel Foundation, has served as a volunteer crew member since 2003. A retired educator, Hutchison was a social studies teacher and administrator in the Capital School District for 35 years. He was the district’s Teacher of the Year in 1989. In addition, Hutchison has been an instructor at Delaware State University, Wilmington University and the University of Delaware. A Vietnam veteran and lifelong resident of Delaware, Hutchison received his Bachelor of Arts in history from Salisbury University and his Master of Arts in education from the University of Delaware.

The program is free and will last about one hour. No reservations are required.

For more, call 744-5047 or email