Fairmile Motor Launch
Built by Greavette Boats Ltd., Gravenhurst, Ont., she was delivered to the RCN on 17 May 1943. 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). Q091 was a "B" Type ML, Displacement: 79 tons, Length: 112 ft, Beam 17.9 ft, Draught: 4.9 ft, Speed: 20 kts, Complement: 3 officers, 14 men, Armament: 3-20mm.
In Jan 1944, Q091 was listed as part of the 77th ML Flotilla. Sold in 1946 to Wendel Graham, P.E.I and re-named Nine-One.
In memory of those who have crossed the bar
They shall not be forgotten
Former Crew Members
La Fontaine, Jacques Francois, SLt, RCNVR - Jan 1944
RCN Photo # M279
Courtesy of the Comox RCAF Museum