World War ISteel barque Carmanian

Steel barque Carmanian was sunk on April 25, 1916, by the German U-boat U-19. The ship was en route from Buenos Aires to Falmouth carrying a cargo of wheat. Three people lost their lives in the shipwreck. The survivors gathered in two lifeboats and landed at Ballydavid Head. (Sources: Sjøhistorie.no and uboat.net)

Maritime enquiry: Carmanian

(Source: Sjøforklaringer over norske skibes krigsforlis, 1914-1918. B. 1 : 1914, 1915, 1916, via Nb.no)

About Steel barque Carmanian

  • Nationality

    11659

  • Built

    1897

  • Wrecked

    25.04.1916

  • Carrier

    Kornelius Olsen, Stavanger

  • Tonnage

    1840 brt

Casualties