Topic: HMAS Creswell
Navy has carried on a tradition that was started in 1915 by naming the latest Naval College sail training yacht Franklin (III).
A retired Lieutenant Commander who left his mark on generations of Navy personnel has passed away at the age of 95.
A recent graduate of initial officer training at the Royal Australian Naval College was drawn to a Navy lifestyle to increase his engineering knowledge and work in high-end warfare.
For Midshipman Kris Sims, a career in the military was an easy decision, after hearing tales of his grandfather’s service in the Indonesian military.
A love of the water inspired a Canberra local to buck a family trend of Air Force service and join the Navy instead.