Olaf Engvig, author, maritime historian, lecturer, coastal skipper, ship restorer and preserver.   The Ships that Built the West: The Scandinavian Navy, Wapama and Vaerdalen The Ships that Built the West: The Scandinavian Navy, Wapama and Vaerdalen

Olaf Engvig has just released an e-book that tells the story of the "Scandinavian Navy", (ships and/or seamen from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden), and the two very different tales of the ships WAPAMA and VAERDALEN. Learn more on Engvig's publications page.

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When Olaf was a university student in the early 1970s, he met a girl who had a Morris Minor.

When he got a similar Morris himself and needed help for repair, he befriended Ole Østby, who had several Minors.
1960 clipper blue Morris Minor Sedan.

The 1960 clipper blue Morris Minor Sedan that started NMMK is still cruising in 2008.


NMMK logo. They decided to join forces, and on September 18, 1978 they started Norsk Morris Minor Klubb NMMK, with Ole as president and Olaf as vice president.

Within a year it became the Nordic Morris Minor Klubb, accepting members from all of Scandinavia. Today it is one of the largest classic car clubs in Scandinavia.

Shortly after the start, we distributed a simple membership pamphlet named NORMINOR. It became the Club's magazine with six annual issues. NORMINOR is still with us today. Even the initial ensignia NMMK could be kept, just replacing Norsk with Nordisk. We just became Nordisk Morris Minor Klub.

Olaf's Morris Minors since 1977:

Morris Minor as a Viking Ship.

The two Norse Vikings Ole and Olaf, who started the NMMK, raiding England again and in a modified Morris Minor with oars and a squaresail.



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