Topic: HMAS Creswell

Historical lessons valuable for training

This article has photo gallery Published on by SBLT Joshua Armstrong (author and photographer), LEUT Andrew Callander (photographer)

Lieutenant Commander Steve Delo observes members of New Entry Officers’ Course (NEOC) 49 as they undertake a teamwork activity as part of Exercise DARDANELLES. (photo: LEUT Andrew Callander)

Lieutenant Commander Steve Delo observes members of New Entry Officers’ Course (NEOC) 49 as they undertake a teamwork activity as part of Exercise DARDANELLES.

Ninety-nine years to the day since the declaration of the First World War, New Entry Officers’ Course (NEOC) 49 undertook a series of practical leadership and teamwork exercises modelled on the experiences of one of the first Royal Australian Navy submarine crews.

Indian-Australian ties strengthened at Creswell

Published on by LCDR Chloe Wootten (author and photographer)

Captains Michael Spruce and Brett Chandler discuss training methods with Commodore Dhiren Vig of the Indian Navy at HMAS Creswell. (photo: LCDR Chloe Wootten)

Captains Michael Spruce and Brett Chandler discuss training methods with Commodore Dhiren Vig of the Indian Navy at HMAS Creswell.

Members of the Indian Navy visited the Royal Australian Navy's Officer Training establishment, HMAS Creswell, last week, to compare the training practices of the two navies.

HMAS Creswell bell returned

Published on by Ms Dallas McMaugh (author), ABIS Sarah Williams (photographer)

The old Royal Australian College Bell, returned back to HMAS Creswell and placed in the museum on base. (photo: ABIS Sarah Williams)

The old Royal Australian College Bell, returned back to HMAS Creswell and placed in the museum on base.

HMAS Creswell recently hosted a meeting of the Shoalhaven Museums and Galleries group.

Albatross and Creswell granted continued Freedom of Entry into the Shoalhaven

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HMAS Albatross and HMAS Creswell sailors march through the main street of Nowra during their Freedom of Entry parade.  (photo: ABIS Sarah Williams)

HMAS Albatross and HMAS Creswell sailors march through the main street of Nowra during their Freedom of Entry parade.

One thousand officers and sailors from the Royal Australian Navy establishments HMAS Creswell and HMAS Albatross marched through the streets of Nowra today, exercising their ‘Freedom of Entry’ into the city. 

Final Jervis Division victors in Pixley Cup

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Leading Seaman Physical Training Instructor Justin Bailey directs Phillip, Jervis and Flinders Divisions of New Entry Officers’ Course 49 during the Pixley Cup.         (photo: LEUT Kasey Cox)

Leading Seaman Physical Training Instructor Justin Bailey directs Phillip, Jervis and Flinders Divisions of New Entry Officers’ Course 49 during the Pixley Cup.

One week in the Navy culminated in victory for the members of Jervis Division, New Entry Officers’ Course (NEOC) 49, as the team snatched the honours in the historic Pixley Cup.

Leadership training reaches new realism

Published on by LCDR Chloe Wootten (author), LSIS Yuri Ramsey (photographer)

NEOC 48 trainees push off from Captains Beach while undertaking leadership evolutions as part of exercise Matapan. (photo: LSIS Yuri Ramsey)

NEOC 48 trainees push off from Captains Beach while undertaking leadership evolutions as part of exercise Matapan.

Leadership training at the Royal Australian Naval College has been given an overhaul in the past year, delivering scenario-based training that now reflects a work-up in the Fleet.

Golf Club donations above par

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Chief Petty Officer Don Waples, Lady Martin (Sir David Martin Foundation) and Mr John Hewitt at the presentation of a cheque to the foundation from funds from the closure of the HMAS Creswell Golf Club.  (photo: LCDR Chloe Wootten)

Chief Petty Officer Don Waples, Lady Martin (Sir David Martin Foundation) and Mr John Hewitt at the presentation of a cheque to the foundation from funds from the closure of the HMAS Creswell Golf Club.

In January 2013, the doors closed on the HMAS Creswell (Royal Australian Naval College) Golf Club after 54 years of chips and putts, but the enthusiasm and generosity of the membership will have a lasting legacy on the Shoalhaven with outstanding funds being donated to two local charities.

Navy’s newest leaders on parade

Published on by ABIS Alan Lancaster (photographer), LSIS Yuri Ramsey (photographer)

New Entry Officers' Course (NEOC) 48 graduates march onto the Quarterdeck at HMAS Creswell during the passing out parade. (photo: LSIS Yuri Ramsey)

New Entry Officers' Course (NEOC) 48 graduates march onto the Quarterdeck at HMAS Creswell during the passing out parade.

“The skills they have learnt at Creswell will serve them well, as they in turn serve as officers in the Royal Australian Navy.”

HMAS Creswell, situated on the shores of Jervis Bay, was first utilised for naval officer training almost a century ago and conducts initial training for reserve and full-time officers, and ongoing professional development for officers and Senior Sailors.