Tar-Ciryatan becomes King of Númenor
Meaning: The Ship-builder or Shipwright
Event Type: Political
Age: 2nd Age - Rings
"It is said that he constrained his father to yield to him ere of his free will he would. In this way (it is held) might the first coming of the Shadow upon the bliss of Númenor be seen."
"He was a mighty King, but greedy of wealth; he built a great fleet of royal ships, and his servants brought back great store of metals and gems, and oppressed the men of Middle-earth."
He ruled for 160 years, relinquishing the sceptre in 2029.
Unfinished Tales, Part 2, Ch III, The Line of Elros: Kings of Numenor