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www.reference.com/history/name-leif-erikson-s-ship-2f08bb...

The exact name of Leif Erikson's ship is not known. However, the type of ship he purchased was a "Bjarni Herjolfsson." Erikson and his crew of 35 men used this ship to explore the western boundaries of Canada and Greenland. Leif Erikson was the first European explorer to land in North America.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leif_Erikson_(ship)

The ship was placed on display in Duluth's Lake Park, which was later named Leif Erikson Park. Leif Erikson steadily deteriorated after years of neglect and vandalism, and by 1980 was in such poor condition that it was even considered that the ship be burned in the traditional Viking manner of putting a ship to rest. This suggestion inspired ...

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The specific name of Leif's ship is not known - the Vikings usedseveral types of boats. It was likely Leif's boat was either aDragon boat (Drakar) or a Longboat (Skuders).

www.ancient.eu/Leif_Erikson

Leif Erikson (also spelled Leif Eriksson, Old Norse Leifr Eiríksson), nicknamed Leif ‘the Lucky’, was a Norse Viking who is best known for arguably being the first European to have set foot on North American soil along with his crew c. 1000 CE. Probably born in Iceland around 970-980 CE, Leif was the son of the famous Erik the Red who set up the first Viking settlement in Greenland in the ...

www.history.com/topics/exploration/leif-eriksson

Leif Eriksson was the son of Erik the Red, founder of the first European settlement on what is now called Greenland. Around A.D. 1000, Eriksson sailed to Norway, where King Olaf I converted him to ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leif_Erikson

Leif Erikson or Leif Ericson (c. 970 – c. 1020) was a Norse explorer from Iceland. He was the first known European to have set foot on continental North America (excluding Greenland), before Christopher Columbus. According to the Sagas of Icelanders, he established a Norse settlement at Vinland, tentatively identified with the Norse L'Anse aux Meadows on the northern tip of Newfoundland in ...

mentalfloss.com/article/52993/11-leif-erikson-facts-leif-erikson-day

While the actual date of Leif Erikson Day doesn’t have anything personally to do with Leif, it was picked for the holiday because it’s the anniversary of the day that the ship Restauration ...

zenithcity.com/archive/parks-landmarks/the-leif-erickson-replica...

The Leif Erikson replica Viking ship passing through the Duluth Ship Canal on June 23, 1927. (Image: Tom Kasper) Leif Erikson Park takes its name from the Leif Erikson , a replica Norse vessel that traveled from Norway to Duluth under the guidance of Captain Gerhard Folgero (1886 to 1950).

www.vesselfinder.com/vessels/LEIF-ERICSON-IMO-8917388-MMSI...

Vessel LEIF ERICSON (IMO: 8917388, MMSI: 316001216) is a Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship built in 1991 and currently sailing under the flag of Canada. Below you can find more technical information, photos, AIS data and last 5 port calls of LEIF ERICSON detected by AIS.

mentalfloss.com/article/532073/facts-about-leif-erikson

The spelling of Leif's name is also all over the place. ... Using historical records, he built a 36-foot duplicate of the type of ship Brendan would have used, and on May 17, he and his four-man ...