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: Sjø and

Maritime enquiry: Carmanian

(Source: Sjøforklaringer over norske skibes krigsforlis, 1914-1918. B. 1 : 1914, 1915, 1916, via

About Steel barque Carmanian

  • Nationality


  • Built


  • Wrecked


  • Carrier

    Kornelius Olsen, Stavanger

  • Tonnage

    1840 brt