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Near the Maritime Museum is the four-masted bark Pommern, built in 1903 in Glasgow, and one of the few remaining sailing ships in the world. The ship is unique in that it's still in its original condition as a cargo ship; all other such existing ships have been rebuilt into something else over the years. Just before the outbreak of World War II, the Pommern made her last journey from Hull to her homeport of Mariehamn, where she was anchored at the outbreak of World War II. After temporary service as a granary, the ship was eventually donated to the town to become a museum.