british John S. Monks Ltd. SS Agnes Ellen (+1940)
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nationality british
purpose transport
type cargo ship
subtype/class coastal cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1908
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 293  grt
dimensions 39.62 x 7.01 x 3.08 m
engine 1 x 2 cyl. Compound engines, single shaft, 1 screw
power 77  n.h.p.
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yard no. 212
about the loss
cause lost missing
date lost 20/03/1940  [dd/mm/yyyy]
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builder
Scott & Sons Co. (Bowling), Bowling
engine by
Ross & Duncan, Govan
owner
John S. Monks Ltd., Liverpool
captain G. Robertson
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entered 20/03/2008
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last update 20/03/2014
 
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Allen Tony30/05/2009Agnes Ellen SS was a British Steam Coaster of 293 tons built in 1908 by Scotts, Bowling for John S. Monks. Left Holyhead on the 20th March 1940 for Workington with a cargo of bricks and was never seen again and was reported missing.
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 Stuart Cameron, clydesite.co.uk


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About Owners
 
John S. Monks Ltd., Liverpool

On the Irish Sea and beyond, Monks and coastal shipping were synonymous for some 70 years. No fewer than five companies bore the name: The largest and best known was J. S. Monks & Co. Ltd. , founded in 1907 as J. H. Monks (Preston) Ltd., owning 38 coasters before its liquidation in 1963. There was also Joseph Monks & Co. Ltd. which had 28 small steamers James Henry Monks and two smaller concerns, "Monks, Hall & Co. Ltd." and "Arthur Monks & Co."

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