Fairmile Motor Launch
Built by Graevette Boats Ltd., Gravenhurst, Ont., she was delivered to the RCN on 02 Jun 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 Feb 1945, Q078 was listed a part of the 73rd ML Flotilla. Sold in 1945 to George Elie Transport Tanker Company, Montreal, she was renamed Esso Cardinal. Her final disposition is unknown.
In memory of those who have crossed the bar
They shall not be forgotten
Former Crew Members
McMullen, Joseph, Lt, RCNVR - 22 May 1945
Raney, Reginald Andrew Fraser, Lt, RCNVR - 11 Apr 1943
Rising, Gerald Estabrooks, SLt, RCNVR - 26 May 1942