Published on by LEUT Anthony Martin (author), LSIS Tara Byrne (photographer)
Adhering to an old Navy tradition of warships visiting foreign ports engaging with local authorities and dignitaries, the Commanding Officer of HMAS Toowoomba hosted a luncheon during the ship’s visit to Chennai, India.
Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), LSIS Richard Cordell (photographer)
The 8th of May would have had a big circle around it on the calendars of many families of HMAS Sirius’ ship’s company, as that was the day the ship returned to her homeport at Fleet Base West after nine months away.
Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), CPOIS Cameron Martin (photographer)
In 1889, British Lieutenant General William F Butler wrote “The nation that will insist on drawing a broad demarcation between the fighting man and the thinking man is liable to have its fighting done by fools and its thinking done by cowards.”
Published on by Royal Australian Navy (author), POIS Nina Fogliani (photographer)
The Seamanship School at the Royal Australian Navy’s Boatswains Faculty at HMAS Cerberus has two new simulators that will help ensure new boat coxswains go to sea much better prepared to hit the water at speed.
Published on by LEUT Mick Wheeler (author), LSIS Tara Byrne (photographer)
The ship’s company of HMAS Toowoomba has been stretched and tested over the past six weeks as the warship was put through a Work-Up and Unit Readiness Evaluation (URE) in the West Australian Exercise Area.