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Eärendil’s sea-wandering companion

One of the three mariners who sailed the oceans with Eärendil. With his companions Erellont and Falathar, he was aboard the famed ship Vingilot when it travelled into the West and carried Eärendil and Elwing to Aman. Those two were allowed to remain because of their Elvish blood. Aerandir and his companions, however, were not permitted to remain West of the Sea, and were returned into the east by the Valar. The name Aerandir comes from the Elvish for 'Sea-wanderer'.

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