“Af Chapman“, the white boat, is one of the most beloved monuments both by the local residents and the tourist and a very popular Hostel. The ship have more than 100 hundred lodgings and can be visited even if you are not a guest. The ship was built in 1888 in Whiteheaven, U.K. and was used as a freighter ship. In 1915 it was aquired by the swedish authorities in order to be used as a school boat, which was its task until 1934. The Stockholm government bought it after the WW II and moor on its current location since 1949. It was named after the Swedish captain Fredrik Henrik af Chapman, a famous ship builder who was born in 1721.
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