The great sea expeditions of the Viking Age - The basis of the great sea expeditions undertaken by the Vikings was ship technology. The Viking ship was a piece of high technology based upon hundreds of years of development and experience. It was distinguished by its narrow keel and shallow draught. This made even the largest ocean-going warships suitable for sailing onto beaches and up rivers. Such tactics enabled, for example, the siege of Paris to be carried out in the year 885.

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The great sea expeditions of the Viking Age - The basis of the great sea expeditions undertaken by the Vikings was ship technology. The Viking ship was a piece of high technology based upon hundreds of years of development and experience. It was distinguished by its narrow keel and shallow draught. This made even the largest ocean-going warships suitable for sailing onto beaches and up rivers. Such tactics enabled, for example, the siege of Paris to be carried out in the year 885.

fuckyeahnorsemen:  Viking ship at Gudvangen, Norway (by scott photos)

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The Unknown America - Videos CBS News‎ - See Mysterious Ships with Unexpected Treasures - Good evening says explorer Robert Ballard (Who Discovered the Titanic Under the Sea) |With over 50 percent of our nation lying underwater, huge discoveries await,) August 16, 2015, 8:10 PM + Create Your Own Treasures Newsletter: http://www.themarketingplatform.com/lnchi9c11c3a91f7b7eb77e1efebd43aa932

The Unknown America - Videos CBS News‎ - See Mysterious Ships with Unexpected Treasures - Good evening says explorer Robert Ballard (Who Discovered the Titanic Under the Sea) |With over 50 percent of our nation lying underwater, huge discoveries await,) August 16, 2015, 8:10 PM + Create Your Own Treasures Newsletter: http://www.themarketingplatform.com/lnchi9c11c3a91f7b7eb77e1efebd43aa932

The Drakkar descrip. Date circa 1870. Source: Noveau Larousse. Ilustré (Larousse XIXs. 1866-1877) Author A. Brun. A detailed drawing of a Viking ship made in the 1870s.

The Drakkar descrip. Date circa 1870. Source: Noveau Larousse. Ilustré (Larousse XIXs. 1866-1877) Author A. Brun. A detailed drawing of a Viking ship made in the 1870s.

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How to Make a Viking Longboat

"Saga Oseberg" at Roskilde Fjord. The first reconstruction of the Norwegian Oseberg ship sank in just 20 seconds during his first trials in 1987, no one thought afterwards that the ship was even sail skillfully. But reconstructioners from the Viking Ship Museum in Roskilde in 2006 thought that after a meticulous reconstruction, the ship could be resurrected and become able to sail.

"Saga Oseberg" at Roskilde Fjord. The first reconstruction of the Norwegian Oseberg ship sank in just 20 seconds during his first trials in 1987, no one thought afterwards that the ship was even sail skillfully. But reconstructioners from the Viking Ship Museum in Roskilde in 2006 thought that after a meticulous reconstruction, the ship could be resurrected and become able to sail.

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