1150-ton Post Office cable-laying steamer, built 1915, requisitioned by Admiralty in 1939. Third cable-layer to be called Monarch. 235ft x 33ft. Position: 50 05.90N;01 50.22E.

Depth: 30m.
Sunk: 16 April, 1945, by torpedo in starboard side from U-2324 (Kapitanleutnant Konstantin von Rapprad) while returning to Felixstowe from repairing Suffolk-Holland cable. Two crew lost.
Diving: Owned by BT divers Alan and Fiona Beaumont (given to them as a wedding present). Upright, but very broken, draped in marine cable. Giant cable-laying rollers a major feature at bows.
Launch: Felixstowe, Southwold.