Taken from souhrada.com
The bark Amaranth met its fate when it ran aground on the south shore of Jarvis Island on August 30, 1913, just a year after the Titanic sank. Jarvis Island is only 1.7 sq. mi., and is uninhabited (source: publication called, "Hawaiian Shell News[PDF]," April 1961 issue). At that time Harold G. Jewell, Jr. was doing research on Jarvis Island, and here is what he said in his article, "On the north shore reef there are coral [encrusted] metal ship fittings cemented fast to the reef. These appear much older than their counter parts on the south shore. There is located the wreck of the Barkentine Amaranth, that ran aground on the night of August 30, 1913." Jarvis Island is in the Line Islands of the Central Pacific, near the equator 1300 miles south of Honolulu, and is an unincorporated territory of the United States.
Until this page is updated next, please see jarvisisland.net for more information.