For Posterity's Sake
A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project
HMCS AMBLER Q11 / Z32
Former yacht CYNTHIA
Built by Tebo Yacht Casin Co., Brooklyn, NY, she was acquired by the RCN and commissioned on 06 May 1940 at Midland. On 30 May 1940, her CO was listed as S.N.O. River Patrols. She was converted and armed at Quebec City, leaving on 20 Jul 1940 for Rivière du Loup, where she was to be based for patrol duties on the St. Lawrence River. In Oct 1941 she was transferred to Halifax as tender to HMCS Stadacona and, in 1942 to HMCS Cornwallis as a training ship. She was paid off to reserve at Sydney on 20 Jul 1945 and sold into Greek registry in 1947.