Monarch (Propeller), U81218, sunk, 6 Jul 1934
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Steam screw W.H. SIMPSON. Official U.S. No. 81218. Of 49 tons gross; 27 tons net. Built at Sheboygan, Wis., in 1889. Home port, Detroit, Mich. 63.3 x 19.1 x 7.7 Tow service. Crew of 8. 250 horse power. Owned by the City of Detroit, Mich.
Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1931 [steam vessels]
Steam screw MONARCH. Official U.S. No. 81218. Of 49 tons gross. Built 1889. Foundered July 6, 1934 at Point Edward, Ont. With 8 persons on board, 4 lives lost.
Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1935 [Vessels Lost]
Tug MONARCH, built as W.H. SIMPSON sunk St. Clair River at Sarnia, JUly 6, 1934. Remains of tug which lies near the Canadian shore in 30 feet of water. Position known, wreck is a well known dive site.
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- William R. McNeil
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