Ship Name

Mora (1066)

Type

Knorr

Origins/Provenance

France (Normandy)

Era

Ancient/Medieval (to 1350)

Year Launched

1050

Home Waters

English Channel

Function

Military

Primary Propulsion

Human energy

Propulsion Specifications

single-masted

Hull

Wooden (clinker built)

Historical Note

Possibly used as flag ship of William the Conqueror in the Norman invasion of England in 1066.

Image Source

Bayeux Tapestry

Related Image

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Viking ships at time of Norman Invasion across English Channel, 1066
Image ID: 1902 I

Record ID: 42