World’s oldest fully-rigged ship docks in Boston

BOSTON (WHDH) - A Norwegian tall ship docked in Boston Harbor Sunday as part of a promotion for this year’s annual “Sail Boston” event.

The ship, the world’s oldest fully-rigged ship, was built in 1927 and served as a training vessel for the Merchant Marines. It is now used as a floating school by the Sørlandet Foundation, housing 50 high school students studying abroad for a full year.

The foundation also uses the ship to educate people on Boston’s rich maritime history.

The ship is docked at the Fan Pier in the Seaport District as a prelude to Sail Boston, which takes place from June 17 to June 22.

For more information on Sail Boston, click here.

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