Fairmile Motor Launch
Built by LeBlanc Shipbuilding Co., J.H., Weymouth, N.S., she was delivered to the RCN on 15 May 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).
Q065 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.
In Jan 1944 and Mar 1945, Q065 was listed as part of the 72nd ML Flotilla. Sold in 1946 to Eric W. Phillips, Toronto and renamed the Audrey A and then Nadine II. She burned in 1978 and was destroyed.
In memory of those who have crossed the bar
They shall not be forgotten
Former Crew Members
Dewdney, Frederick Hamilton Bruce, SLt, RCNVR - 09 May 1942
Gardner, Allan D., SLt, RCNVR - 26 May 1945
Hayes, Murray William, SLt, RCNVR - 15 Apr 1945
Courtesy of Kevin Joynt