HMAS Ibis (M 1183)
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|Launched:||18 November 1955|
|Fate:||Sold to Australia|
|Commissioned:||7 September 1962|
|Decommissioned:||4 May 1984|
|Class and type:||Ton-class minesweeper|
|Length:||152 ft (46 m)|
|Beam:||28 ft (8.5 m)|
|Draught:||8 ft (2.4 m)|
|Propulsion:||Originally Mirrlees diesel, later Napier Deltic, producing 3,000 shp (2,200 kW) on each of two shafts|
|Speed:||15 knots (28 km/h; 17 mph)|
The ship was purchased by Australia in 1961, and commissioned into the Royal Australian Navy as HMAS Ibis on 7 September 1962.
During the mid-1960s, Ibis was one of several ships operating in support of the Malaysian government during the Indonesia-Malaysia Confrontation. This service was later recognised with the battle honour "Malaysia 1964–66".
Ibis was decommissioned on 4 May 1984.
- "Navy Marks 109th Birthday With Historic Changes To Battle Honours". Royal Australian Navy. 1 March 2010. Archived from the original on 13 June 2011. Retrieved 23 December 2012.
- "Royal Australian Navy Ship/Unit Battle Honours" (PDF). Royal Australian Navy. 1 March 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 June 2011. Retrieved 23 December 2012.
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