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Fairmile Motor Launch - Q100

Fairmile ML Q100

Source: Flickr photo collection of Don Gorham

 

Laid down: 10 Apr 1942

Launched: 24 Oct 1942

Delivered to the RCN: 07 Nov 1942

Removed from service: 12 Jul 1945

Fate: Sold in 1945. Final disposition unknown.

 

 

Built by Grew Boats Ltd., Penetanguishene, Ont., she was delivered to the RCN on 07 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 1945, Q100 was part of the 78th ML Flotilla.  On 08 Apr 1945, Q100's CO, Lt Dobson was listed as S.O. of the 78th ML Flotilla. Sold in 1945 to Francis Farwell, Hamilton, Ontario.

 

Commanding Officers

Lt E.G. Scott, RCNVR - 08 Nov 1942 - 16 Nov 1943

Lt D.A. Dobson, RCNVR - 17 Nov 1943 - 17 Dec 1944

Lt W.G. Lumsden, RCNVR - 18 Dec 1944 - 09 Jan 1945

Lt James Raoul Jenner, RCNVR - 10 Jan 1945 - 07 Apr 1945

Lt Donald Alexander Dobson, RCNVR - 08 Apr 1945 - 12 Jul 1945

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

 

Former Crew Members

Bampton, George Edwin, Slt, RCNVR - 06 Jul 1943

Jefferies, Andrew Douglas, Slt, RCNVR - 20 Apr 1945

 

 

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