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Name Official number Flag IMO
MONARCH    GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1883  21/08/1883   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cable Vessel   Iron Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
David J. Dunlop & Co., Port Glasgow Inch Yard  165 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
1122 grt / 751 nrt / 240.0 ft  33.0 ft  20.1 ft   
Engine builder David J. Dunlop & Co., Port Glasgow
Engine detail
C2cyl, 2000ihp, 1-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
H.M. Postmaster General - Telegraph Department, London  London   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
1st cable ship designed specifically for the GPO. 
End year Fate / Status
1915  Mined 08/09/1915 
Disposal Detail
Mined and sank 2.5 miles south of Folkestone, mine laid by UC5 the previous day. 
 

 



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