Norman Walding

The Man

Norman Walding under the shower. 1942
Norman N. Walding was the radio officer aboard the Pamir during four voyages from 1942 to 1944 ( ) between Wellington and San Francisco.

Despite forbidden in war time, he carried a camera and filmed his crossings, like Heinrich Hauser and Hilary Tunstall-Behrens.

Arrival in San Francisco. 1942

His family has just authorized public access.

The original has been deposited at the National Maritime Museum of New Zealand.

The movie of Norman Walding - Aboard the Pamir (1942-1944)


The Pacific

San Francisco

Heinrich Hauser


The voyages of the Pamir

The Pamir