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Fairmile Motor Launch - Q101

Then EDMAR (1945)

Then NELLIE D.

 

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Laid down: 05 May 1942

Launched: 06 Oct 1942

Delivered to the RCN: 07 Nov 1942

Removed from service: 1945

Fate: Sold in 1945. Final disposition unknown.

 

Built by Mac-Craft Ltd., Sarnia, 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 & Feb 1945, Q101 was listed as part of the 78th ML Flotilla. Sold in 1945 to Great Lakes Lumber and Shipping Company, Fort William, Ontario and was renamed Edmar and later Nellie D.

 

Commanding Officers

Lt A.A. MacLeod, RCNVR - 20 Oct 1942 - 15 Aug 1943

Slt Cecil Richard Godbehere, RCNVR - unk - 11 Oct 1943

Lt G.L. James, RCNVR - 17 Nov 1943 - 19 Jun 1944

Lt Paul Britton Paine, RCNVR - 20 Jun 1944 - 20 Dec 1944

Lt Frederick Hamilton Bruce Dewdney, RCNVR - 25 Jan 1945 - 31 Jul 1945

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

G-H

Godbehere, Cecil Richard

1922-2011

 

 

 

 

 

Former Crew Members

Bailey, William Best, Lt, RCNVR - 24 Feb 1945

 

Bender, William George, A/Lt, RCNVR - 20 Jun 1944

Collison, Denis Mawell, Lt, RCNVR - 25 Feb 1945

Kerr, Kenneth James, Slt, RCNVR - 12 Feb 1945

 

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