British Steam merchant
|Completed||1923 - Napier & Miller Ltd, Old Kilpatrick, Glasgow|
|Owner||Monarch SS Co Ltd (Raeburn & Vérel Ltd), Glasgow|
|Date of attack||19 Jun 1940||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-48 (Hans Rudolf Rösing)|
|Position||45N, 11.21W - Grid BE 7171|
|Complement||40 (40 dead - no survivors)|
|Route||Bougie - Glasgow|
|Cargo||8200 tons of iron ore|
|Notes on event|
At 03.46 hours on 19 Jun, 1940, the British Monarch (Master John Ferguson Scott) in convoy HG-34F was torpedoed and sunk by U-48 about 200 miles north-northwest of Corunna. The master and 39 crew members were lost.
|On board||We have details of 40 people who were on board.|
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