Hamburg

Germany

Hamburg

Hamburg (1.6 million inhabitants), upon the Elbe, at the confluence of the Alster, is Germany's main harbour.

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Hamburg upon the Elbe


The home of the Laeisz firm, Hamburg was the homeport of the Pamir, until she was sold to Erikson in 1931.


Kaiser Willhem lighthouse
She then returned in 1951, as the homeport for her voyages to South America.


Hamburg harbour circa 1909


She raised anchor for her last voyage on 01/06/1957.


On the Alster bank

On the Alster bank

The museum ship Rickmer Rickmers
on the Alster bank

On the Alster bank

On the Alster bank

On the Alster bank

Nikolaïfleet

Nikolaïfleet

Nikolaïfleet

Nikolaifleet

Nikolaifleet

Deichtresse

St Catherine's church houses a plaque
to the memory of the Pamir seamen
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MusikHalle, built thanks to a donation
from Carl Heinrich Laeisz
between 1904 and 1908

Chile-Haus, b. 1922-24 by Fritz Höger
for the shipowner Henry B. Sloman,
who made a fortune with the nitrate

On the Elbe bank

The city centre

City hall

The harbour

Kruzenstern, ex-Padua, in the harbour

The harbour
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The Blohm & Voss dock

The old harbour

The harbour

The harbour (2)

The harbour (2)

The harbour (2)

The harbour (2)

The harbour (2)

The Peiho and the harbour (2)

Photos


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1925

Circa 1930 © 289_0013 (7)

Circa 1930 © 288_0012 (7)

Pamir ? vers 1930 © 287_1520 (7)

Circa 1955

Leaving the Blohm & Voss shipyards, c. 1955

Hamburg ? (4)

In 1956 (15a)

05/1957 © Alastair Finlayson

05/1957 © Alastair Finlayson

1955 (3)

06/1953 (6)

© 926:66 (4)

Circa 1955 (8)

Circa 1955

© 3179:71 (4)

1954 © (16)

19/03/1953 © (11)

12/1954 © (12)

1954 (14)

1954 (14)

1954

The Laeisz fleet

195x (14)

St. Pauli 23/12/1951 (14)

195x

195x

195x

Visit of President Heuss 12/1951 (14)

President Heuss & Cap. Grubbe 12/1951 (17)

Cardinal Joseph Frings, 10/01/1952 (14)

Cardinal Joseph Frings, 10/01/1952 © (9)

Cardinal Joseph Frings, 10/01/1952 © (9)

Cardinal Joseph Frings, 10/01/1952 © (15b)

Boarding 12/1951 (14)

Behind the tug Fairplay IV

In front of Stolcken Shipyards

Last departure, 01/06/1957 (14)

Last departure, 01/06/1957 (14)

On the Elbe, 01/06/1957 (14)

Last departure, 01/06/1957 © (10)

195x

Last departure, 01/06/1957 (18)

Cuxhaven, 01/06/1957 (14)

The Laeisz Fleet


The Laeisz sailships in the port of Hamburg

A British Pathe Newsreel

The Pamir, last windjammer,
goes down in a storm
26/09/1957

Ref. 1501.31

References

(1) British Pathe

(2) Private source, Mr Jan Klootwijk, The Netherlands

(3) Keystone, Germany

(4) Danish Maritime Museum   (Arkiv)

(5) Gedenkkultur

(6) Wiki Commons

(7) Hamburger Fotoarchiv (DE)

(8) Letzter Deutscher Großsegler Pamir

(9) Archdiocese of Cologne

(10) Hamburger Abendblatt (a) (b)

(11) Ship Nostalgia

(12) Rüdiger Þór

(14) Viermastbark Pamir Karl-Otto Dummer

(15) Süddeutsche (a) (b)

(16) Christian Voigt Collection Arndt Voigt

(17) Der Spiegel

Church St Catherine

The Elbe valley

The voyages of the Pamir

The harbours of the Pamir

The Pamir