"They that go down to the sea in ships, that do business in great waters; these see the works of the Lord, and His wonders in the deep...He raiseth the stormy wind, which lifteth up the waves...they reel to and fro and stagger like drunken sailors!" (psalm 107)

Naval Ships


Coat of Arms for Malaysia


A listing of most of the warships in the FESR defending Malaysia, from 1962 to 1966, leading up to and during the Indonesian Confrontation. Lists by Country.


Aircraft Carriers


HMS Hermes HMAS Melbourne
HMS Hermes HMAS Melbourne
HMS Victorious HMS Ark Royal
HMS Victorious HMS Ark Royal

Royal Navy


Aircraft Carriers:

HMS Ark Royal
HMS Hermes
HMS Victorious
Helicopter Carriers:

HMS Albion
HMS Bulwark
HMS Centaur
Cruisers:

HMS London
HMS Tiger
Destroyers:

HMS Agincourt
HMS Barossa
HMS Caesar
HMS Cambrian
HMS Carysfort
HMS Cavalier
HMS Delight
HMS Devonshire
HMS Hampshire
HMS Kent
Frigates:

HMS Ajax
HMS Berwick
HMS Blackpool
HMS Brighton
HMS Chichester
HMS Crane
HMS Dido
HMS Euryalus
HMS Lincoln
HMS Llandaff
HMS Loch Fada
HMS Loch Killisport
HMS Loch Lomond
HMS Londonderry
HMS Plymouth
HMS Salisbury
HMS Zest
Coastal minesweepers:

HMS Chawton
HMS Dartington
HMS Dufton
HMS Fiskerton
HMS Houghton
HMS Hubberston
HMS Invermoriston
HMS Kildarton
HMS Lanton
HMS Maryton
HMS Penston
HMS Picton
HMS Plaston
HMS Puncheston
HMS Sheraton
HMS Thankerton
HMS Wilkieston
HMS Woolaston
Inshore minesweeper:

HMS Ickford
Minesweeper Support vessel:

HMS Manxman
HMS Mull of Kintyre
HMS Barfoil
Despatch Vessel:

HMS Alert

HMS Ickford HMS Manxman HMS Alert
HMS Ickford HMS Manxman HMS Alert

7th Submarine Squadron (SM7):

SM 7 Depot ship HMS Maidstone
LCTs:

Naval Party Kilo was based in Kuchin using a variety of small craft to run river patrols with sub units based at Lundu and Sematan.
Fleet Air Arm:

845 Naval Air Squadron, Wessex helicopters. Embarked on board HMS Albion. Deployed to Sibu and Nanga Gaat November 1963 to June 1965.
846 Naval Air Squadron, Whirlwind helicopters. Embarked on board HMS Albion
848 Naval Air Squadron, 848 NACS SQN landed ashore in Borneo and after an initial deployment to Kuching were stationed at RAF Labuan.
849 Naval Air Squadron, Four Fairey Gannet AEW aircraft B flight from HMS Victorious, flying out of RAF Seletar.
Submarines varied but in 1965/66 comprised :

Alliance
Ambush
Amphion
Anchorite
Andrew
Auriga
Oberon
RFAs:

Gold Ranger
Tidepool
Tidereach
Reliance
Resurgent
Retainer
Eddyrock
Fleet Air Arm:

Attack aircraft from Victorious, Ark Royal and Hermes flew sorties and CAP from Butterworth, Changi, & Seletar.


Aircraft Carriers:

HMAS Melbourne
Fast Troop Transport:

HMAS Sydney
Oilers:

HMAS Supply
Destroyers:

HMAS Duchess
HMAS Vampire
HMAS Vendetta
HMAS Voyager
Frigates:

HMAS Derwent
HMAS Parramatta
HMAS Queenborough
HMAS Yarra
Coastal minesweepers:

HMAS Curlew
HMAS Gull
HMAS Hawk
HMAS Ibis
HMAS Snipe
HMAS Teal
Survey Ships:

HMAS Diamantina
HMAS Moresby

HMAS Yarra
HMAS Yarra HMAS Duchess
HMAS Moresby HMAS Vendetta
HMAS Moresby HMAS Vendetta

RNZN Badge


Cruisers:

HMNZS Royalist
Frigates:

HMNZS Otago
HMNZS Taranaki
HMNZS Blackpool
Coastal minesweepers:

HMNZS Hickleton
HMNZS Santon

HMNZS Hickleton HMNZS Taranaki HMNZS Santon
HMNZS Hickelton HMNZS Taranaki HMNZS Santon

Crest of the Royal Malaysian Navy


KD Hang Tauh KD Sri Hang Tuah, an old River Class Frigate and a collection of Inshore Minesweepers and Patrol Boats
KD Sri Melaka
KD Sri Negri Sembilan
KD Sri Petrel
KD Sri Perak
KD Sri Sabah
KD Sn Todak
Inshore Minesweeper

Helecopter Assault and Fast Troop Transport Ships


HMAS Sydney HMS Bulwark
HMAS Sydney HMS Bulwark with an RFA
HMS Albion HMS Centaur
HMS Albion HMS Centaur

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