Fairmile Motor Launch



Fairmile ML Q113


Laid down: 21 Apr 1943

Launched: 11 Nov 1943

Delivered to the RCN: 20 Nov 1943

Removed from service: 1945

Fate: Sank in 1947


Built by Taylor and Sons, J.J., Toronto, Ont., she was delivered to the RCN on 20 Nov 1943. 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 Mar 1944 and 1945, Q113 was listed as part of the 82 ML Flotilla. Sold after the war to La Co-operative Transport, Isle de la Madeleine, Quebec  and was renamed Laverniere. She sank in 1947



Ship's Company Photos



Commanding Officers


Lt C.J. Holloway, RCNVR - 08 Nov 1943 - 22 Oct 1944


Lt John Ernest Mayrick Jones, RCNVR - 21 Mar 1945 - 23 Jul 1945



     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten




Former Crew Members


Bailey, John Harvard, Lt, RCNVR - 27 Mar 1944


Guest, Lloyd Carmen, SLt, RCNVR - 26 Mar 1945


Whitehouse, Ernest Raymond, A/Lt, RCNVR - 21 Mar 1945



ML Q114, Q113 and Q118 in formation


RCN Photo # HS-1525-2


Courtesy of the Comox RCAF Museum