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Fairmile Motor Launch - Q122


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Laid down: 20 Aug 1943

Launched: 23 Feb 1944

Delivered to the RCN: 17 May 1944

Removed from service:  1945

Fate: Sold in 1945. Her final disposition is unknown.


Built by Vancouver Shipyards Co. Ltd., Vancouver, B.C., she was delivered to the RCN on 17 May 1944. 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. Sold in 1945 to Hamiltair Limited, Vancouver she was renamed Malibu Tyee, later Nancy N. Seymour, and Sogno d'Oro.


Commanding Officers

Lt Clayton Karn Drew Smith, RCNVR - 17 May 1944 - 09 Oct 1944

Lt R.T. McKean, RCNVR - 10 Oct 1944 - 05 Sep 1945


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