The Museum-ship Pommern - A world unique museum-ship in Åland!
4-mast sailing vessel ”Pommern” is the only ship of its kind in the
entire world that is preserved in its original condition! She was built
in Glasgow in Scotland by a German shipping company and was launched in
1903. In 1923 she was bought by the shipper Gustaf Erikson in Mariehamn
that eventually owned the largest sailing ship fleet in the world. She
sailed until the outbreak of the Second World War in 1939 and during
that time she only visited her home harbour five times. She shipped
wheat between Australia and England among other things.
Since 1957 Pommern has been a museum-ship and is moored next to
the Åland maritime museum in the western harbour in Mariehamn. Pommern
is a splendid monument representing a proud era in the sailing- and the
past history of Åland.
For opening hours and admission please visit www.sjofartsmuseum.ax
During the time that Pommern is not available to the public
there’s a possibility to rent the localities on the ship for private
Information onboard, permanent photo exhibition in English and a film with English subtitles.