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Perfectly preserved 12th-century ‘Viking-style’ ship reveals construction secrets

April 22, 2019 - General

A 12th century viking-style ship dating back to 1188 has been lifted from ten feet under water at a German port where it was found.

A diver examines the wreck [Credit: Landesamt für Kultur und Denkmalpflege
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern]Pieces of timber from the 80 x 13 foot (25 x 4 metre) vessel were pulled up after being found just ten feet (three metres) under water.

A Nordic research team lifted the ship out and, using a 3D scanner,…

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