Topic: Naval Heritage and History
September 05, 2018 by Mr John Perryman (author), LEUT Dave Devlin (author), POIS Paul Berry (photographer), Air Marshal Leo Davies (photographer)
Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Mike Noonan, AO, RAN, has gifted significant items from HMAS Sydney (IV) to the Australian War Memorial. (L-R) Rear Admiral Ken Doolan AO RAN (Ret'd); Chairman of the Australian War Memorial Council, Mr Kerry Stokes, AC; former HMAS Sydney sailor Petty Officer Imagery Specialist Paul Berry, CSM; and Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN, at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra.
Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Mike Noonan, has gifted significant items from HMAS
Sydney (IV) to the Australian War Memorial.
HMAS Stirling Historical Display Curator, Able Seaman Electronic Warfare Submarines Brittany Alexander, with a QR-coded exhibit at Fleet Base West, Western Australia.
In a non-descript, red brick building next door to the HMAS
Stirling canteen lies one of Navy’s best kept secrets - the WA Naval Historical Display.
Naval historian and author Mr Ian Pfennigwerth in his study, finalising 'Bravo Zulu' Volume 2.
A former Commanding Officer of HMAS
Perth (II) is planning to release the second volume of his publication ‘Bravo Zulu’ later this year.
Commanding Officer Flight 1, Rear Admiral Neil Ralph, AO, DSC, RAN (Retd) (right), presents the Unit Citation for Gallantry Burgee (pennant) to Commanding Officer 723 Squadron, Commander Bruce Willington, RAN, at the presentation of the Unit Citation held at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra.
The contribution of 196 Royal Australian Navy members as part of a combined Australian and United States helicopter unit during the Vietnam War has been recognised at a ceremony at the Australian War Memorial.
The poppies at the Australian War Memorial will be the culmination of more than a million hours of volunteer work over the last five years, and a true labour of love.
Navy members present and past are being encouraged to send in their old dress uniform buttons as part of an ambitious project to commemorate those who died in World War One.
Australian Defence Force personnel in Darwin, together with the United States Marines, commemorate the 76th Anniversary of the Battle of the Coral Sea.
Coonawarra has joined with the Darwin community, members of the United States Marines and other Australian Defence Force personnel to commemorate the 76th anniversary of ‘the battle that saved Australia’.
(L-R) Mr Norman Rivett; Captain David Michael; Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett; Rear Admiral Guy Griffith (Rtd) at the Naval Historical Society website launch at Cockatoo Island, Sydney.
Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett has launched a new website for the Naval Historical Society of Australia at an event at Cockatoo Island.
Royal Australian Navy Dental Officers, Lieutenant Commander Simon Flanagan and Lieutenant Vishal Bhakoo, tour the Henry Forman Atkinson Dental Museum within the University of Melbourne.
A new exhibit has opened at the University of Melbourne, reflecting on a century of Navy dental personnel keeping sailors fit to bite and fit to fight.
Deputy Chief of Navy, Rear Admiral Michael Noonan, (left) and Deputy Chief of Navy - France, Vice-amiral d’escadre Denis Béraud lay wreaths during the Last Post Ceremony at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra.
The Last Post Ceremony at the Australian War Memorial has provided a poignant reminder of the close bond between the nations of Australia and France.
Dr Nigel Erskine (Front Centre) and the Find AE1 expedition team reviewing survey data on board MV Fugro Equator.
As the investigation begins into the final moments of the Royal Australian Navy’s first submarine HMAS
AE1, moves are also afoot to educate the public on the submarine's importance to Australia's wartime history.