Description: RAN Tally Band – HMAS Warrego

Maker’s Name: N/A

Condition: Very Good

Comments: Royal Australian Navy – Tally Band – HMAS Warrego.

HMAS Warrego (L73/U73), named for the Warrego River, was a Grimsby class sloop of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).

She was laid down by the Cockatoo Island Dockyard at Sydney on 10 May 1939, launched on 10 February 1940, and commissioned into the RAN on 21 August 1940.

Warrego served during World War II.

The ship earned five battle honours for her wartime service: “Darwin 1942”, “Pacific 1941-45”, “New Guinea 1942”, “Lingayen Gulf 1945”, and “Borneo 1945”.