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Tuesday, 01 April 2014 - 10:38
Australia delivers first Bay Class patrol vessel to Sri Lanka
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Australia has delivered the first of the two Bay Class patrol vessel it gifted to Sri Lanka to boost the efforts by the island's Navy to prevent people smuggling in the Indian Ocean.

Sri Lanka Navy Commander Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage received the first Australian Bay Class patrol vessel at a ceremony held in Cairns.

The flag transfer ceremony, which marked the passing of responsibility, authority and accountability of command of the vessel from one Flag state to another, took place in the presence of the officials representing the Australian Customs and Border Protection, Sri Lanka's High Commissioner to Australia, Commander of the Navy and the SLN crew, who will be manning the vessel's 4800 nautical-mile voyage home.
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