Description: RAN Tally Band – HMAS Assail – circa 1970s
Maker’s Name: N/A
Condition: Very Good
Comments: Royal Australian Navy – Tally Band – HMAS Assail – circa 1970s.
HMAS Assail (P 89) was an Attack class patrol boat of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).
The Attack class was ordered in 1964 to operate in Australian waters as patrol boats (based on lessons learned through using the Ton class minesweepers on patrols of Borneo during the Indonesia-Malaysia Confrontation, and to replace a variety of old patrol, search-and-rescue, and general-purpose craft.
Assail paid off on 18 October 1985, and was transferred to the Indonesian Navy and renamed KRI Sigurot (864). She was in active service as of 2008.