Evelyn Karyn


Nelly was a sailing ship laid down by Gebroeders Boot in Holland, and was launched in 1911. In 1930 she was sold to Jonni Knütel in Hamburg and renamed to Helga . She was sold again in 1955 to Norwegian owners, and changed hand a couple of times before she sailed as Evelyn Karin for Mr, Jakobsen in Narvik in 1965. Under a journey in Tysfjord loaded with cement, they sailed into rough weather and high seas and lost their engine power outside Barøy 16. September 1975. Evelyn was thrown up on land soon after, and the crew managed to abandoned ship without injuries. The wreck rest today on her keel firmly planted about fifty meters inland on the southwest side of Barøya.

Former names:
Evelyn Karin
Nelly, Helga, Margunn Bjørg
88,7 x 21,6 x 9,5 f
Tons: Built: Home Port:
125 grt
Leiderdorp ( NL ) 1911
Narvik ( N )

68°19'50.5"N 16°03'09.8"E

Last updated: April 2021