During 2017 the Royal Australian Navy will pause to commemorate a number of significant 75th anniversaries as it focuses on what was, arguably, the Navy’s darkest year - 1942.
This Anzac Day has particular meaning for a recruit at HMAS Cerberus, as it is his first in uniform, and the start of his chapter in a family tradition.
The heavens opened with a downpour of rain as nearly five thousand people gathered in the pre-dawn light at the State War Memorial in Adelaide to begin this year’s Anzac commemorations.
Surviving Australian veterans of the Battle of the Coral Sea will be flown to New York next month to commemorate the battle’s 75th anniversary.
The Chief of Navy has awarded a Group Commendation to the crews of two Royal Australian Navy vessels involved in the search and rescue efforts following the 1964 collision of HMA Ships Melbourne (I) and Voyager.