The steamer Jarl sailed as a freighter in the West Indian islands and USA in the laste 1800s and early 1900s. Before the outbreak of  second world war she was transferred to the North Sea with transport of coal and fish. Under a journey from Florø to Bodø loaded with fish, she hit ground at Ivarholmen outside Risvær 17.March 1950. Soon after the cargo shifted and she disappeared down in the deep. The wreck rest today south of Ivarholmen at Risvær between Vikna and Leka on a depth of 25 to 30 meter. The ship bell, a lantern and anchor was salvaged by divers in 1994.

Former names:

147,9 x 24,8 x 12,6 f
Tons: Built: Home Port:
430 grt Stravanger ( N ) 1889 Stavanger ( N )

Picture: Jarl
Originally from skovheim.org