Kiel (250.000 inhabitants) is the capital of Schleswig- Holstein. Founded in the X th century, it took part of the Hanseatic guild in the XIII th. Handed
to the Danmark in the XVIII th, it went back under prussian control in 1866. Headquarter of the imperial fleet during the First World War, the naval
base was bombed during the Second War.
It is a significant port which leads on the Baltic with engineering and shipbuilding companies.
The Pamir under works at Kiel, 1950-51
Inauguration 15/12/1951 © 3187:71 (4)
The voyages of the Pamir
The harbors of the Pamir