PAMIR on her way to Antwerp (where she should be broken up) assisted by the Belgian tug DIR. FRED G. GERLING. She was laid up in Antwerp awaiting demolition, but in June 1951 the ship was acquired by the Hamburg company Schliewen for conversion to training ship. The same happened by the way to the P
Bought at second hand shop in Auckland. I'm sure there are lots of old salts on this site who know all the stories.
Look at that spread of sails!
Built: 1905 Blohm and Voss, Steinwerder
Owners: F.Laeisz, Hamburg
Boys at work on the Pamir in 1930. When working on the upper of the doubled sails, you can sometimes stand on the yard below, and when belaying it is easy just to slide down below without having to return to the shrouds. It is not said so in the text, but I think the boys are cutting loose the rags
Upper topsail blown out on the Pamir in 1930. The reef band is still holding some rags. The upper topsail yard has no parral strap around the mast and must run in a track on the forepart of the mast. The lower mast and the topmast are in one piece. The gin block of the upper topsail halliard must be
Pamir in heavy weather in 1930. We must be looking forward from the fore end of the midship island, called a Liverpool section by some. The stock of the anchor can be seen sticking up forward, to starboard a safety netting has been rigged. The sheet and tack of the foresail is coming in in a curve f
No wind: time to lower a boat and let the passenger, Heinrich Hauser, take a photograph for the book he aims to write. The empty davits turned outboard can be seen just ahead of the poop. Pamir in 1930.