Der Untergang der Pamir I & II

Air Date
ARD | 12th of November 2016 | 1.15 a.m. &  2.45 a.m.
Director: Kaspar Heidelbach


One of the most tragic accidents in maritime history occurred on September 21, 1957: The German sail training ship “Pamir” gets into the centre of a hurricane and sinks in a three-hour desperate battle in the waters of the Atlantic.

Only six crew members survive the disaster…


With: Klaus J. Behrendt, Jan Josef Liefers, Herbert Knaup, Max Riemelt, Peter Becker and many others

Photo © ARD | Marion von der Mehden