HMAS Parramatta refuels at historic Gore Bay

Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Parramatta has taken part in a refuelling trial at the historic Gore Bay facility in Sydney Harbour. The event marked the first time since 1901 that a warship, other than Navy tankers HMA Ships Westralia in 1993 and Sirius in 2017, had been refuelled at the site – one of Australia’s oldest fuel import and storage facilities. Director Fuel Operations, Captain John Metzl said the operation took months of careful planning and collaboration with partner commercial fuelling company Viva Energy Australia. “Today was a great…

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