Description: RAN Tally Band – HMAS Stalwart – circa 1970s
Maker’s Name: N/A
Condition: Very Good
Comments: Royal Australian Navy – Tally Band – HMAS Stalwart – circa 1970s.
HMAS Stalwart (A 215/D 215) was an Australian-designed and constructed Escort Maintenance ship of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). Commissioned on 9 February 1968 and decommissioned on 9 March 1990, Stalwart served as a destroyer tender, the RAN flagship, and a training vessel during her career.
She was sold into civilian service in 1993 for use as a short-range cruise ship, under the names MV Her Majesty M, then MV Tara II, before she was broken up for scrap in 2003.