This is what we know about the items on the wall.
- The compass and binnacle were on ms Sally Albatross when the ship caught fire at Finnboda yard in Stockholm during a docking in 1990.
- In 1920, two newbuilt ships, Edgar and Rigel, were bought to Åland. Right after the purchase, freight rates dropped dramatically and when ss Edgar was ready to depart, there were no money for payment. Allegedly, the shipyard management had a lock put on one of the quayside moorings while awaiting payment.
- The bag contains medical equipment and was kept on Dinard that served as a hospital ship in World War II.
- Rolls like these were used in the rig to keep the gaff sail tight to the mast.
- Part of a figurehead from an unknown ship that sunk off the Åland coast in the 19th century. The arm floated ashore and for a long time it adorned the wall of a boathouse.
- This is a life belt made of cork blocks that is placed around the neck. Closest to neck and shoulders are fourteen round pieces of cork.
- This skylight was used as decoration and created a beautiful light in the fo’c’sles.