Part 1 of 4 Draken Harald Hårfagre Viking Ship The largest Viking Ship built in modern times Arrives in Wirral Liverpool
Watch as we fly accross the River Mersey between Wirral & Liverpool to greet the stricken ship on her arrival to Liverpool Victoria Rowing Club for repair and fitting of new mast.
With a length of 114 feet, 27 feet on the beam, displacing seventy tons, and with a 3,200 square foot sail of pure silk the ship is named after Harald Fairhair, the king who unified Norway into one kingdom.
Construction began in March 2010 and the ship was launched in June 2012 Draken Harald Hårfagre is sailed by a crew of 29. The ship can also be rowed, and has 25 pairs of oars. With two people on each oar this gives a rowing crew of 100.
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