Q103

 

Fairmile Motor Launch

 


 

Fairmile ML Q103

RCN Photo # JT-115

Courtesy of the Comox RCAF Museum

 

Laid down: 30 May 1942

Launched: 07 Nov 1942

Delivered to the RCN: 18 Nov 1942

Removed from service: 08 Jul 1945

Fate: Sold in 1947. Later broken up.

 

Built by Mac-Craft Ltd., Sarnia, Ont., she was delivered to the RCN on 18 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 and Jul 1944, Q103 was part of the 78th Ml Flotilla. Sold in 1947 to C.M. Weegar, Penetang, Ont., she was renamed One-O-Three, later Lady Simone. She was eventually scrapped.

 


 

Commanding Officers

 

Lt Harold Arthur Agar, RCNVR - 18 Nov 1942 - 21 Jun 1943

Lt Frank Hebb Galway, RCNVR - 22 Jun 1943 - 06 Jan 1945

Lt William Godfrey Lumsden, RCNVR - 07 Jan 1945 - 26 Apr 1945

Lt James Brown Barbeau, RCNVR - 27 Apr 1945 - 08 Jul 1945

 


 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

 

 


 

Former Crew Members

 

Jenner, James Raol, Lt, RCNVR - 08 Jul 1944

 

Patterson, Alexander William, SLt, RCNVR - Jan 1945

 


 

Photos and Documents

 

ML Q094 with Q103 and Q076 following astern

 

RCN Photo # F-978

 

Courtesy of the Comox RCAF Museum

 


 

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