Friends of the Viking Ship board member, Ken Nordan contributed to an article for National Geographic, published in March of 2017.
In the summer of 2016, National Geographic Senior Graphics Editor Fernando Baptista visited our ship and was given an extensive and informative tour by FOVS board member Ken Nordan. Since our ship is an exact replica of the Gokstad ship, it offered Fernando, in his own words, to “feel and sense the ship” to inform his art work and the facts presented. In its feature story on Vikings, National Geographic included a centerfold of a Viking ship based on our own “Viking!
You can view the article here.