Patrol Boat is an Australian television drama series that screened on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Patrol Boat was created by James Davern and two series were produced, in 1979 and 1983, with a total of 26 episodes.
Patrol Boat was about the activities of the crew of a Royal Australian Navy patrol boat which patrolled Australia's coastline. The series was produced with the co-operation of the Royal Australian Navy.
Ambush is heading for Cairns until a sudden signal puts her on unexplained duty for another six days.
A maor naval exercise involving an aircraft carrier and four patrol boats brings Lt. Keating into open competition with his brother.
Commanding Officer of HMAS Ambush is determined to give no quarter either to Mason, skipper of a cruiser and suspected drug runner, or to Able Seaman Kelly, a troublemaker on board Ambush.