Topic: HMAS Waterhen
With only two boats, the VIP Boat Squadron based at HMAS Waterhen in Sydney is a small, but important part of the Royal Australian Navy’s fleet.
More than three decades ago the continued service of Sydney base, HMAS Waterhen was confirmed as a key component to Navy’s future requirements, and she’s certainly paid back dividends since – but what’s next?
HMAS Waterhen’s ship’s company pulled out all the stops recently to raise funds for cancer research.
A senior sailor, who “accidentally” joined the Navy, was awarded a Commendation for Distinguished Service in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
Climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge is an experience in itself, but doing so to raise the Navy's Ensign to fly over the city on the Navy's birthday - that's one to write home about.