Aussie Navy arrives armed to the teeth with barbie snags
THE Aussies don’t go anywhere without their barbie. That goes for the Royal Australian Navy when HMAS Sydney arrived in the Thames armed to the teeth with barbecue snags teeth with barbecue steak and sausages
By Hannah Roberts
THE Aussies don’t go anywhere without their barbie. That goes for the Royal Australian Navy as well.
The frigate HMAS Sydney arrived in the Thames for a goodwill Commonwealth visit to London equipped with its state-of-the-art air defence, anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare, surveillance and reconnaissance.
The 4,000-tonne frigate which has been deployed to the Middle East four times and seen action in both Gulf wars, had torpedos, missiles and two Seahawk helicopters on board.
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But she was also armed to the teeth with barbecue steak and sausages when it moored Canary Wharf.
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The crew didn’t waste time making themselves at home and throwing a few snags on the barbie and for a cocktail party serving up kangaroo skewers.
The crew were keen to enjoy a few days in London’s East End, while moored in the shadow of the O2 at West India Dock, before weighing anchor yesterday and setting sail for Labrador and Newfoundland on the next leg of their northern hemisphere tour—with their state-of-the art barbie equipment.