For Posterity's Sake         

A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

Fairmile Motor Launch - Q129

Then MALIBOU INEZ (1945)

Then HUNTRESS

Then VIKING

Then ISLAND ADVENTURES

Note: Names after sold for civilian use may not be in sequence

 

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Laid down: 04 Jan 1944

Delivered to the RCN: 16 Oct 1944

Paid off: 03 Jul 1945

Fate: Sold in 1945. Final disposition unknown.

 

Built by A.C. Benson Shipyard, Vancouver, B.C., she was delivered to the RCN on 16 Oct 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). Sold in 1945 to Hamiltair Ltd., Vancouver, she was renamed Malibu Inez, later Huntress, Viking, and Island Adventures.

 

Commanding Officers

Lt G.L. James, RCNVR - 25 Sep 1944 - 30 May 1945

Lt Edmund Luther MacDonald, RCNVR - 31 May 1945 - 03 Jul 1945

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

C-D

Collins, James Clayton

1926-2004

 

 

 

 

 

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