Under finnish flag
On 6 November 1931 she was sold for DM 42.000 (£ 2.700) to Gustaf Erikson from Mariehamn (Finland).
Erikson put her on the australian grain trade from her first voyage.
The Pamir made the last commercial voyage with cargo carried in a sailing ship departing Australia before the outbreak of the Second World war, for Elder-Smith & Co.
Erikson became well know as the last owner of a fleet of pure sailing ships such as three and four mast square riggers and barques transporting grain between Australia and Europe and wood between Finland and South Africa.
The grain races
The Erikson's fleet
Under New Zealand flag