Digitised Image

Pamir setting sail leaving Wellington Heads, 31 March 1944

Reference Number: 1/4-000951-F

The barque Pamir setting sail leaving Wellington Heads. Taken by John Dobree Pascoe on 31 March 1944.Original caption reads: "Safe voyage to the 'Pamir' was the wish of those who saw her sail into the distance."

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ship portraits, related to Pamir (Ship), Wellington Harbour and Barques (Sailing ships).

Part of:
Pascoe, John Dobree, 1908-1972 :Photographic albums, prints and negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00197 (622 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: The Pamir arrived in Wellington in July 1941, and made many voyages under the New Zealand flag in the 1940s. She was lost in the mid-Atlantic with all of her crew in 1957. (Information from 'Fresh about Cook Strait: an appreciation of Wellington Harbour'. Methuen, 1984, by Grahame Anderson.)

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures387. Pamir(PFP-015074)

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