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Paddle Steamer Monarch at Swanage Pier

Paddle Steamer Monarch at Swanage Pier

Paddle Steamer Monarch arriving at Swanage Pier in the mid 1950s.

The ship was built by John I. Thornycroft & Company of Southampton and launched in 1924 under the name of Shanklin and was sold to Cosens & Co Ltd in 1951 and renamed Monarch.

The Monarch was operated by them for ten years until scrapped in 1961.

Image Ref: VS2004

Year: 1955

Copyright: Unknown

Photographer: Unknown

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