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longship

a narrow open vessel with oars and a square sail, used esp by the Vikings during medieval times
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THE largest ever replica Viking longship will set sail for Merseyside in its maiden overseas voyage next month.
Our state-of-the-art Viking Longships have revolutionised the river-cruise experience and we intend to [do the same] with ocean cruising.'
Noting the rise in popularity of river cruises, Cruise Critic recognized Viking Cruise Line's Longships as the best new river ship and Uniworld River Cruises as the overall best river cruise line.
Viking's 2013 program introduces four new itineraries and two new land tour extensions, as well as the launch of an additional six Viking Longships and the complete refurbishment of its Russian fleet.
Viking warriors were skilful sailors, braving treacherous weather in their WARRIOR: Douglas in sturdy longships ?
Danish pioneer of maritime archaeology Crumlin-Pedersen reviews his 40 years in the discipline, which in his part of the world focuses primarily on Viking longships. He covers studying the archaeology of maritime cultures, boats and ships before AD 800, Anglo-Saxon and Scandinavian longships, the ships of Viking-age and medieval traders and settlers, the maritime cultural landscape, and the ship as symbol in the Scandinavian Iron Age and Viking age.
VIKING longships sailed up London's historic old River Lea more than a thousand years ago.
Any place within reach of Viking longships was in peril--especially England, surrounded by seas.
A longhouse will be built and even longships will be on display.