The Attack class patrol boat HMAS BARBETTE, (LCDR B. Hammill, RAN), was commissioned. BARBETTE was laid down in Walker’s Yard, Maryborough, QLD, in November 1967, and launched on 10 April 1968. Mrs T. Morrison, (Wife of RADM Morrison), performed the launching ceremony. BARBETTE was transferred to the Indonesian Navy in February 1985, and renamed KRI SIADA.
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