Círdan establishes a refuge on the Isle of Balar
Event Type: Military/Strategic
Age: 1st Age
Date: October 1, 0473
Then the Havens were laid in ruin....; and the most part of Círdan's people were slain or enslaved. But some went aboard ship and escaped by sea; and among them was Ereinion Gil-galad..., whom his father had sent to the Havens after the Dagor Bragollach. This remnant sailed with Círdan south to the Isle of Balar, and they made a refuge for all that could come thither; for they kept a foothold also at the Mouths of Sirion, and there many light and swift ships lay hid in the creeks and waters where the reeds were dense as a forest.
The Silmarillion, Quenta Silmarillion, Ch 20, Of The Fifth Battle: Nirnaeth Arnoediad
The exact date is not known, but a date is set to follow the event Ruin of the Havens at the Falas.
Elena Tiriel 20Aug07