Navy’s longest serving ship completes final voyage

The Royal Australian Navy’s longest serving ship, HMAS Success (II) today completed her final voyage after 33 years’ service to Australia.

Success, an 18,000 tonne Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment ship, almost 160 meters in length and known as ‘The Battle Tanker’, was the last vessel built for the Royal Australian Navy at Sydney’s Cockatoo Island dockyard.