Topic: Ceremony and Traditions
Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), LSIS Richard Cordell (photographer), ABET Grahame Kelaher (photographer)
Members from HMAS Rankin, the Collins Class submarine based in Western Australia, recently conducted the scattering of ashes of three former Royal Navy submariners.
HMAS Toowoomba and HMS Sutherland have held simultaneous memorial services in honour of the lives lost during the sinking of Australia’s first submarine.
One of the Royal Australian Navy’s most heroic wartime confrontations has been remembered during a solemn ceremony in Indonesia’s Sunda Strait.
The first bond between the new HMAS Hobart and her namesake city have been forged during a Freedom of Entry march.
Navy personnel and a patrol boat from HMAS Coonawarra have taken part in commemorations to mark the 76th Anniversary of the Bombing of Darwin.
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.
A Navy musician has bookended his career with bugle calls, three and a half decades apart, from Seaman to Commander.
Published on by Department of Defence (author), PNGDF MIDN Poliap M’Buleau (photographer)
The former HMAS Labuan has proven to be a popular attraction and dedicated workhorse in her new role as part of the Papua New Guinea Defence Force.
With great fanfare, more than 1,500 officers and sailors have lined the decks of HMAS Canberra in the Australian Fleet’s 2017 Ceremonial Divisions.
Published on by Department of Defence (author), LEUT Harley Slatter (photographer)
The Royal Australian Navy has decommissioned the Adelaide Class frigate, HMAS Darwin, at her homeport of Garden Island, Sydney, after more than three decades of service to the nation.