When a navy ship does a handbrake turn...

This is the HMAS Parramatta, an ANZAC class frigate of the Royal Australian Navy. In 2014 we were on a short family holiday on board P&O’s Pacific Dawn, from Brisbane to Airlie Beach and back.

On the Friday afternoon we were chased by HMAS Parramatta for a short while, and observed just how quickly a vessel of this class can do what amounts to a handbrake turn (several times):