They had a maximum speed of 5. The Royal Navy transferred the Loch class frigate HMS Loch Insh to the RMN in 1. KD (Kapal di- Raja, . In 1. 96. 5, during the Indonesian confrontation, Hang Tuah took over guardship duties off Tawau from HMAS Yarra.
April 2. 00. 81. 7 November 2. Admiral Tan Sri Ahmad Kamarulzaman Hj Ahmad Badaruddin. November 2. 01. 5current. This is the list of ranks that are used in the Royal Malaysian Navy, from the highest rank to the lowest rank. The Sultan of Selangor, as Commodore- in- Chief of the RMN, holds the rank of Honorary Rear Admiral and as such wears a normal Rear Admiral's uniform. Squadrons. Other bases are located at Tanjong Gelang, Kuantan, Pahang, which also serves as HQ Naval Region I and KD Sultan Ismail at Tanjung Pengelih, Johor, where the Recruit Training Centre is located. Bases are also located in Sandakan, Sabah.
The principal submarine base is located at Teluk Sepanggar, Sabah, which also serves as HQ Naval Region II. Another base is also being constructed on Pulau Langkawi, Kedah to provide the RMN with readier access into the Indian Ocean. Ready access into the Pacific Ocean is available via the existing base at Semporna, Sabah. List of Naval Bases.