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Hjemkomst crew joins together to mark 30th anniversary of voyage

July 21, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

“Everything was just hard,” Mark Hilde, the ship’s first mate, recalled Saturday. “There were no books on sailing a Viking ship.” Continue Reading

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From lumber to legend: Delivery during snowstorm helped fulfill sea-faring dream

December 11, 2010 in INFORUM

Thirty-seven years ago this month, during a snowstorm (if you can imagine a snowstorm in December), an important delivery was made: a load of lumber.
That 1973 shipment was unloaded at a shipyard in a community not exactly world-renowned as a ship-building center: Hawley, Minn. Continue Reading

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