Tagged: Olaf Engvig

How the watery west was won

An interview with author Olaf Engvig, maritime historian and preserver of historical ships Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. Many of us have been taught that the settlement of the American west by the non-indigenous began...

Outstanding Mr. Engvig

Maritime historian Olaf Engvig honored Judith Gabriel Vinje Los Angeles Maritime historian and author Olaf Engvig, originally from Rissa, Norway, was named 2015 Outstanding Scandinavian American for “saving Norway’s maritime history for future generations.”...

Ready to read!

Great books with a Norwegian connection to give and receive this Christmas By Tiffanie Davis Norwegian American Weekly “West Oversea: A Norse Saga of Mystery, Adventure and Faith” by Lars Walker “West Oversea” is...

Lecture by historian Olaf Engvig in Washington DC

Luncheon lecture by Norwegian-American author and maritime historian Olaf Engvig, titled “Viking to Victorian: Exploring the use of iron in ship building” where Engvig talks about his open sea sailing adventures. $24 admission fee...