Fairmile Motor Launch
Built by Minett-Shields Ltd., Bracebridge, Ont., she was delivered to the RCN on 26 May 1942. While she flew the White Ensign, she was not commissioned into the RCN but instead was listed as a tender to HMCS Sambro, the depot ship for escorts (tenders were not commissioned vessels). Q074 was a "B" Type ML, Length: 112 ft, Beam: 17.9 ft, Draught: 4.9 ft, Complement: 3 officers, 14 men, Armament: 3-20mm.
In Jun 1944 and Jan 1945, Q074 was listed as part of the 77 ML Flotilla. Paid off on 01 Jul 1945, she was sold later that year to George B. Burchell, Sydney, Nova Scotia, she was renamed Aloma III.
Lt Thomas Grant Denny, RCNVR - 21 Apr 1942 - 30 Jan 1943
Lt Victor Jura Wilgress, RCNVR - 21 Jan 1943 - 28 Oct 1943
Lt Ewart Leyland, RCNVR - 29 Oct 1943 - 01 Jul 1945
In memory of those who have crossed the bar
They shall not be forgotten
Former Crew Members
Leyland, Ewart, SLt, RCNVR - 03 Mar 1945
McHugh, Marshall Donald, A/Lt, RCNVR - 06 Jun 1944
Smith, John McSwain, SLt, RCNVR - Jan 1945