Unsinking a ship: Maud returns home

After 85 years underwater, Roald Amundsen’s Arctic explorer has been salvaged and will make its way home to Asker, Norway M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway Arctic explorer Roald Amundsen’s Maud, the ship built for the first transit of the Northeast Passage, has been salvaged and now is being returned to Norway for restoration and display in a purpose-built museum in Vollen in Asker Kommune on the west bank of the Oslo Fjord, where she was built and launched in 1916. The Maud is the third of the three Norwegian ships of the heroic age of polar exploration. The other two are the Fram and the Gjøa, now on display in the Fram Museum in Oslo. The Fram was launched in 1892 and used from 1893 to 1912 by ex
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