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Fairmile Motor Launch - Q093

Fairmile ML Q093

Source: Flickr photo collection of Don Gorham

 

Laid down: 10 Apr 1942

Launched: 01 Oct 1942

Commissioned: 02 Nov 1942

Paid off: 02 Jul 1945

Fate: Sold in 1945. Final disposition unknown

 

Built by Hunter Boats, Orilla, Ont., she was delivered to the RCN on 02 Nov 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). In Jan 1944 and Apr 1945, Q093 was listed as part of the 76th Ml Flotilla. Sold in 1945, her final disposition is unknown.

 

Commanding Officers

Lt D.M. Fraser, RCNVR - 02 Nov 1942 - 27 Dec 1942

Lt R. Carfrae, RCNVR - 28 Dec 1942 - 01 Nov 1943

Lt A.W. Murray, RCNVR - 02 Nov 1943 - 18 Apr 1944

Lt Ernest Gordon Arthurs, RCNVR - 19 Apr 1944 - 21 Jan 1945

Lt John Clark Austin, RCNVR - 22 Jan 1945 - 06 Mar 1945

Lt Ernest Gordon Arthurs, RCNVR - 07 Mar 1945 - 02 Jul 1945

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

C-D

Dennison, Foster Keith

1922-2008

 

 

 

 

M-N

Murray, Arthur William

1920-2014

 

 

 

 

 

Former Crew Members

Alguire, John Alexander Duncan, Slt, RCNVR - 26 Feb 1944

 

Dean, Jack Peter, Slt, RCNVR

Finlay, William Gilmore, Slt, RCNVR - 28 Jun 1943

 

Richardson, Maynard Lorne, Slt, RCNVR - 09 Apr 1945

Tierney, James Leonard, Slt, RCNVR - 17 Mar 1945

 

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