Collision with tug while trying to berth at Port Bonython
in rough conditions 30 Aug 1992
Sustained pierced hull, causing oil spill
Temporary repairs effected
Sailed 1 Sep.
On 30 August 1992, a bunker fuel tank of the Australian tanker Era
was ruptured by the bow of the tug Turmoil
during berthing operations at Port Bonython during high winds.
Some 300 tons of bunker fuel were released into Spencer Gulf.