For Posterity's Sake
A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project
Fairmile Motor Launch - Q091
Than NINE-ONE (1946)
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.