Section: Fleet

HMAS Hobart granted Freedom of Entry

Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), ABIS Craig Walton (photographer)

HMAS Hobart ship's company outside Town Hall on Macquarie Street, Hobart during a Freedom of Entry march. (photo: ABIS Craig Walton)

HMAS Hobart ship's company outside Town Hall on Macquarie Street, Hobart during a Freedom of Entry march.

The first bond between the new HMAS Hobart and her namesake city have been forged during a Freedom of Entry march.

Submariners receive Fleet Awards

This article has photo gallery Published on by Mr Andrew Bujdegan (author), CPOIS Damian Pawlenko (photographer)

Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead, presents the Submarine Silver Platter Award to Leading Seaman Maritime Logistics-Chef Submarines Rajan Arora (right) and Able Seaman Maritime Logistics-Chef Submarines Adam Sherriff of HMAS Rankin. (photo: CPOIS Damian Pawlenko)

Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead, presents the Submarine Silver Platter Award to Leading Seaman Maritime Logistics-Chef Submarines Rajan Arora (right) and Able Seaman Maritime Logistics-Chef Submarines Adam Sherriff of HMAS Rankin.

Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead has recognised outstanding Navy submariners during the Fleet Awards presentation ceremony at the Submarine Training and System Centre, HMAS Stirling.

New Executive Officer for the Top End

Published on by LEUT Todd Fitzgerald (author), ABML-P Leah Croker (photographer)

Lieutenant Commander Kate Woodall ‘takes the weight’ as Executive Officer of HMAS Coonawarra from Lieutenant Commander Phillipa Hay. (photo: )

Lieutenant Commander Kate Woodall ‘takes the weight’ as Executive Officer of HMAS Coonawarra from Lieutenant Commander Phillipa Hay.

Lieutenant Commander Kate Woodall has taken over as Executive Officer of HMAS Coonawarra in uniquely Darwin style, ‘taking the weight’ in the form of a baby crocodile from her predecessor Lieutenant Commander Phillipa Hay.

HMAS Hobart visits namesake city for the first time

This article has photo gallery Published on by Department of Defence (author), LEUT Ryan Zerbe (photographer), LSIS Peter Thompson (photographer), ABIS Craig Walton (photographer)

HMAS Hobart alongside Princes Wharf in the City of Hobart, Tasmania. (photo: LSIS Peter Thompson)

HMAS Hobart alongside Princes Wharf in the City of Hobart, Tasmania.

The Royal Australian Navy’s newest warship, HMAS Hobart, has arrived in its namesake city for the first time.

Physical Training Instructors review for the future

Published on by SGT Dave Morley (author), CPL Max Bree (photographer)

Physical Training Instructor Workforce Manager Warrant Officer Nick Davies. (photo: CPL Max Bree)

Physical Training Instructor Workforce Manager Warrant Officer Nick Davies.

The Navy Physical Training Instructor workgroup has developed a method to increase PTI capability and continue to improve the fitness and resilience of Navy people.

Birdies soar to new heights in Florida

Published on by LEUT Aaron Cochrane (author), Unknown (photographer)

Promotion ceremony of LEUT Michael Grant and LEUT Grant Rushford; (L-R) CDR Richard Whitfield, USN, LEUT Michael Grant, LEUT Grant Rushford, CMDR Colin Brightling. (photo: )

Promotion ceremony of LEUT Michael Grant and LEUT Grant Rushford; (L-R) CDR Richard Whitfield, USN, LEUT Michael Grant, LEUT Grant Rushford, CMDR Colin Brightling.

Two Royal Australian Navy Officers have received promotions in rank while on overseas posting to Naval Air Station Mayport in Florida, USA.

Change of command for Newcastle family

Published on by LEUT Robert McRae (author), WO Jason McGraw (author), Unknown (photographer)

Commander Mark Sirois, outgoing Commanding Officer of HMAS Newcastle, departs the ship for the final time in command. (photo: Unknown)

Commander Mark Sirois, outgoing Commanding Officer of HMAS Newcastle, departs the ship for the final time in command.

Adelaide Class Guided Missile Frigate HMAS Newcastle is under new command after farewelling Commander Mark Sirois and welcoming Commander Anita Sellick.

Stirling opens its doors for Family Day

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Will Singer (author), CPOIS Damian Pawlenko (photographer), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer), ABIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)

Petty Officer Electronics Technician Christopher White demonstrates the robotic turret targeting system to Petty Officer Electronics Technician Stephen Phillips and his son Colton, at HMAS Stirling's Family Day. (photo: ABIS Christopher Szumlanski)

Petty Officer Electronics Technician Christopher White demonstrates the robotic turret targeting system to Petty Officer Electronics Technician Stephen Phillips and his son Colton, at HMAS Stirling's Family Day.

HMAS Stirling has welcomed Defence personnel, their families and VIPs to a Family Day on the final day of school holidays to explore workplaces and enjoy a variety of activities as the base turns its attention towards supporting future capabilities.

Navy’s south coast jewel celebrates a special day

Published on by LCDR Jocelyn Blowfield (author and photographer)

Commanding Officer HMAS Creswell, Captain Charles Huxtable and the youngest member of ship's company Seaman Jayden Stynes cut the anniversary cake in front of the Creswell clocktower. (photo: )

Commanding Officer HMAS Creswell, Captain Charles Huxtable and the youngest member of ship's company Seaman Jayden Stynes cut the anniversary cake in front of the Creswell clocktower.

Ship's company of HMAS Creswell have celebrated a significant milestone – the 60 year anniversary of the base’s commissioning.

Recognising the professionalism of our submariners

Published on by Mr Andrew Bujdegan (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)

Commander Submarine Force, Captain Geoff Wadley, Submarine Association Members Mr Terry Baker, President (WA); Commodore Bob Trotter, RAN (Rtd), National President, Submarines Association of Australia and Mr Allan Thomas, President Royal Navy Submarines Association (Australian Branch) present Chief Petty Officer Marine Technician Submarines Lindsey Hinch with the Submariner of the Year Award. (photo: LSIS Bradley Darvill)

Commander Submarine Force, Captain Geoff Wadley, Submarine Association Members Mr Terry Baker, President (WA); Commodore Bob Trotter, RAN (Rtd), National President, Submarines Association of Australia and Mr Allan Thomas, President Royal Navy Submarines Association (Australian Branch) present Chief Petty Officer Marine Technician Submarines Lindsey Hinch with the Submariner of the Year Award.

Chief Petty Officer Marine Technician Lindsay Hinch has won the highly coveted title of Submariner of the Year.