Off the West Coast

Deep-laden with saltpetre, the 4-masted barque Padua heads south for Cape Horn.

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The Last Rounding

The 4-masted barque Pamir rounds Cape Horn on 11 July 1949.

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Pamir and Passat

Pt Victoria 1949

The 4-masted barque Pamir commences her last voyage as an engineless ship.

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Like a Bird Asleep

The 4-masted barque Parma becalmed in the Doldrums.

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Trade Wind

The 4-masted barque Passat in the Trade Winds.

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Leaving Iquique

The 4-masted barque Peking puts to sea with 60000 bags of sodium nitrate in her belly.

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Eastwards, Ever Eastwards

Penang as she was prior to 1933, returning to Europe by way of Cape Horn.

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Towards Spencer Gulf

Pommern heads north from the Great Australian Bight into Spencer Gulf.

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Stretching a New Topsail

Preussen, the pride of the Laeisz fleet was, the only 5-masted full-rigged ship ever built.

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Five Days and Fourteen Hours

Priwall achieves the fastest ever east to west rounding of Cape Horn by a commercial sailing ship (1938).

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