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A wooden ship. Still got the sails leftin her. Added to by the look of the focsle head and after end. Looks to be working cargo with a "handy billy" rigged on the two foreward masts. Beautiful.....
 

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Finnish Yxpila, built in Yxpila, Finnland in 1920. She was finally laid up in Åbo in 1948, and driven aground in a storm in October of that year. She was refloated but did not sail again, sinking at her anchors in 1952. A Finnish page on her (two pictures of the ship, and one of a captain): http://www.kolumbus.fi/jamikko/Purjelaivat_Yxpila.htm
 

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This does appear to be at Weymouth. If not, it does look very similar to Weymouth showing the cross channel ferries.
 

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Agree Weymouth. Passenger steamers look like St Helier and St Julien. Appearance as during period 1928-1937.
 

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Yxpila left Weymouth 12th of September 1939, having left Raumo for Weymouth with timber August 7th, and had a dramatic return home: bad weather and war, with a number of other ships lost, needing 39 days to reach Raumo. The story being told in Swedish magazine "Longitude 26."

She is shown lying in Weymouth in the second picture in my link. One might suppose that Weymouth was her regular discharge port?
 

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