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Longships

Tuesday, 11 August 2015

Here's where I'd still love to visit. I've read a lot about the way the longships were built, sails protected and so on but there's nothing like actually sailing in one. So I've relied on standing aboard the large boat already reproduced here in the Shed and making comparisons with all the sailing I've done on various types of vessel.

http://www.vikingeskibsmuseet.dk/en/

Anyone know of a longship in Britain?

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Kim Locke
Kim Locke says:

I know of this one, but there may be others.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hugin_(longship)

August 17, 2015

Suzie Wilde
Suzie Wilde says:

Thanks Kim! I'll look it up. I'm thinking of reading an excerpt or generally chatting to supporters in an interesting place, as a small thank you.

August 18, 2015

Suzie Wilde
Suzie Wilde says:

That's great! And I see it was in Doctor Who as The Time Meddler, with 4 seconds removed by the censor as they were deemed too violent. It was of two Viking dummies being run through by Saxon swords. Thanks again, Kim!
http://www.bbc.co.uk/doctorwho/classic/episodeguide/timemeddler/

August 18, 2015

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