Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, F008 / W1770
Red Ensign from the four masted barque "Pamir". The flag was taken down by donor, Mr J Bailey, at the end of Pamir's commission in New Zealand, 13.10.48.
In 1941 the Finnish deep-sea square-rigger Pamir was seized in Wellington as a ‘prize of war’. The crew were detained, but allowed to work ashore. From 1942 to 1948 the Pamir, based in Wellington, was used as a trade vessel between NZ and USA, and as a training vessel. In 1948 she was returned to Finland. Before leaving New Zealand the British ensign was lowered and replaced with the Finnish colours.
- Post WW2
World War II
1 January 1948 to 31 December 1948
World War 2, wars
- 0 - Whole height : 860mm
(flag: 2'11" x 6'2"
[860mm x 1760mm])
- 0 - Whole length : 1760mm
Revised Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging (Primary Title)
A Revised and Expanded Version of Robert G. Chenhall's
System for Classifying Man-Made Objects. (Other Title) Robert Chenhall
Nashville/Tennessee/USA (Place of Publication) (nomenclature)
7 May 1999
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