History
Australia
Name: Siesta
History
Australia
Name: Siesta
Fate: Burnt to the waterline in 1942
General characteristics

HMAS Siesta was a channel patrol boat operated by the Naval Auxiliary Patrol of the Royal Australian Navy during World War II. Siesta was destroyed in an explosion and burnt to the waterline at Fremantle, Australia, on 23 September 1942. Four crew were injured in the explosion.

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References

  • Cassells, Vic (1995), For those in peril- : a comprehensive listing of the ships and men of the Royal Australian Navy who have paid the supreme sacrifice in the wars of the twentieth century, Kangaroo Press, ISBN 978-0-86417-734-6