Description: RAN Tally Band – HMAS Barricade – circa 1970s
Maker’s Name: N/A
Condition: Very Good
Comments: Royal Australian Navy – Tally Band – HMAS Barricade- circa 1970s.
HMAS Barricade (P 98) 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.
Barricade was built by Evans Deakin and Company at Brisbane, Queensland, launched on 29 June 1968, and commissioned on 26 October 1968.
Barricade was transferred to the Indonesian Navy on 22 April 1982 and renamed KRI Sigalu.