HC Deb 01 September 1887 vol 320 c745
MR. HANBURY (Preston)

asked the Secretary to the Board of Trade, Whether it is intended to hold an inquiry respecting the capsizing of the unlicensed yacht Monarch on Friday last, at Ilfracombe, when 14 lives were lost, the Coroner having closed the inquiry before the relatives of the deceased could attend or be represented at the inquest?

THE SECRETARY (Baron HENRY DE WORMS) (Liverpool, East Toxteth)

Yes, Sir; the Board of Trade have directed an inquiry to be held into the circumstances attending the casualty to the Monarch.