HMAS Parramatta

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Four ships of the Royal Australian Navy been named HMAS Parramatta, for the Parramatta River. The name comes from the Barramattagal people (burra meaning eel and matta meaning creek).

Battle honours[edit]

Ships named HMAS Parramatta are entitled to carry four battle honours:[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Navy Marks 109th Birthday With Historic Changes To Battle Honours". Royal Australian Navy. 1 March 2010. Archived from the original on 13 June 2011. Retrieved 23 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "Royal Australian Navy Ship/Unit Battle Honours" (PDF). Royal Australian Navy. 1 March 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 June 2011. Retrieved 23 December 2012.