The Attack class fast patrol boat HMAS ARCHER, (LEUT A. V. R. Horne, RAN), was commissioned. ARCHER was laid down at Walker’s Yard, Maryborough, QLD, in July 1967, and launched on 2 December 1967. Mrs V. A. T. Smith, (Wife of RADM Smith), performed the launching ceremony. ARCHER was transferred to the Indonesian Navy in 1974, and renamed KRI SILIMAN.
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