A sonar image of the German U-boat U-576, which was sent to the bottom of the Atlantic by U.S. Naval forces after attacking a guarded merchant convoy on July 15, 1942. The site of this shipwreck, the grave of 45 German crewmen,
Glorious ColorThis awesome German ship was originally built in 1906 at Bremen and operated throughout the North and Baltic Seas until being retired in 1986. She was then converted into a three masted barque and was re-launched in 1988 as the "Alexander von Humboldt". Baron Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859) was a Prussian naturalist and explorer who explored much of Central and South America and was the foremost natural scientist of the early 19th century. This ship participates in yearly...
Originally built in 1906 in Germany and operated throughout the North and Baltic Seas until being retired in 1986. She was then converted into a three masted barque and was re-launched in 1988 as the 'Alexander von Humboldt'. In 2006 to celebrate her 100th anniversary, she sailed round Cape Horn.
Viking longboat ships were used to travel from one raid to another. The act of pillaging and conquering other lands has often left a negative stigma on the Vikings, but amongst the Gods of Norse Mythology; they were great hero's and warrior's.
Viking Ship, Oslo. Great craftmanship... The vikingboats were the really fast race boats of the past! And they could even cross against the wind. We have many fine replicas under sail and it is sometimes possible to go for a trip. Roskilde and the one in Oslo in Norge are the best museums to go, If you are into vikingships and their history.