Tagged: Draken Harald Hårfagre

Visit the Draken at Mystic Seaport

The Viking ship is docked in Connecticut at the country’s largest maritime museum   Molly Jones The Norwegian American After making its challenging transatlantic journey from Norway to North America and sailing through the...

Viking ship takes New York by storm

Lagertha Aslaug Brooklyn, N.Y. My, she was yar! This iconic line was spoken by Katherine Hepburn in The Philadelphia Story, about a boat she sailed on during her honeymoon. But it could certainly apply...

Draken calls pilotage “unfair”

Ambiguity in the law caused confusion for the visiting Viking ship Steven Dahlman North Loop News The Draken Harald Hårfagre has paid its pilotage fees but the Viking ship’s new expedition manager says such...

Could Draken have made Duluth?

Great Lakes pilots crunch numbers, say Viking ship could’ve finished its journey Steven Dahlman Loop North News It may not be of practical relevance at this point, but an association of Great Lakes pilots...

The Draken wows Chicago crowds

Not since 1893 has Chicago seen the like Nancy Andersen Chicago The expectant crowd at Navy Pier for Tall Ships Chicago on July 27, 2016, was not disappointed when the Parade of Sail featured...

A Viking longship visits Michigan

Having sailed across the north Atlantic, Draken Harald Hårfagre delights the Great Lakes Karla Lunde Barber Lansing, Michigan My Norwegian ancestors include a ship’s carpenter who sailed around the world; his son who brought...

Vikings are back!

Harald Hårfagre reaches Canada after a challenging journey across the Atlantic The Local The world’s largest Viking ship in modern times has reached Canada after a challenging journey across the Atlantic, departing Scandinavian shores...