The Pamir


Ship name Pamir
Launched 1905
Designer Blohm & Voss
Shipyard Blohm & Voss (n 180), Hamburg, Germany
Ordered by Ferdinand Laeisz (n 65)
Flag German
Rigged Four-masted barque
Material Riveted steel
Deck Canaries pitchpine upon steel
Overall length 114,50 m
Length of hull 105,00 m
Deck length 96,34 m
Length bet. perpendiculars 94,48 m
Beam of frames 14,04 m
Beam overall 14,14 m
Height (hull) 8,48 m
Draught max. 7,26 m
Freeboard min. 1,70 m
Depth of hold 7,99 m
Sails 3800 m (34 canvas sails)
Rope 5000 m (steel cable)
Masts Steel masts and yards
Main mast height 51,2 m (over the deck, for the three fore masts)
Breadth main yard 28 m
Breadth royal yard 14 m
Tonnage 4500 DWT
Tonnage register, net 3020 GRT, 2777 NRT
Tonnage after 1951 3103 GRT, 2509 NRT
Crew 28 to 35 men
Engines None until 1951 then 1 diesel Krupp of 900 HP
Speed under sail 13.5 knots max (record 16 knots)
Home port Hamburg, Mariehamn, Hamburg

Germany, flag

Hamburg, 29/07/1905

Under german flag

The movie from Heinrich Hauser

Eight sisters

The nitrate trade

Ferdinand Laeisz

The Laeisz's fleet

Finland, flag

The Pamir under finnish flag

Under finnish flag

First voyage

The grain races

Gustaf Erikson

The Erikson's fleet

New Zealand, flag

The Pamir off Vancouver, 08/07/1945

Under New Zealand flag

Back to London

A Princess aboard

Finland, flag

The Pamir under finnish flag

Under finnish flag (2)

The book of William Stark

Gustaf Erikson

The Erikson's fleet

Germany, flag

The Pamir in Blohm & Voss shipyard
Under german flag (2)

The book of Tunstall-Behrens

The antepenult voyage
The last voyage

The wreck
A lifeboat in a church
The wrecks of the Pamir
The last complement
The Movie
The Lawsuit

The voyages

The Pamir off Vancouver, 06/01/1946
The voyages

The harbors
The tugs

The antepenult voyage
The last voyage

The Captains
The Complements

On the deck - The sails
In High Seas



My Wooden Model

Artist views

Some poems

The Pamir in the Press
The Pamir in Comics

The other Pamir


Hamburg?, 1957

The Channel, 1948

Cowes (Isle of Wight), 1957