Topic: HMAS Adelaide (L01)

HMAS Adelaide helps Sydney celebrate

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HMAS Adelaide sails through Sydney Harbour on Australia Day 2016. (photo: ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez)

HMAS Adelaide sails through Sydney Harbour on Australia Day 2016.

The Navy’s newest warship, HMAS Adelaide, took centre stage for the Sydney Australia Day celebrations, hosting the Governor of NSW, His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley, AC DSC (Rtd), NSW Australian of the Year finalists and other Australia Day Council guests.

HMAS Adelaide enters service

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Members of the ship's company of HMAS Adelaide raise the Australian White Ensign up the ship's mast for the first time, during the Landing Helicopter Dock's Commisioning ceremony. (photo: LSIS Nina Fogliani)

Members of the ship's company of HMAS Adelaide raise the Australian White Ensign up the ship's mast for the first time, during the Landing Helicopter Dock's Commisioning ceremony.

HMAS Adelaide, the second of two Landing Helicopter Docks (LHDs) built for the Royal Australian Navy, was commissioned into the Fleet today, alongside Garden Island, Sydney.

NUSHIP Adelaide prepares for commissioning

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NUSHIP Adelaide steams towards the Sydney heads, bound for Garden Island East.  (photo: POIS Kelvin Hockey)

NUSHIP Adelaide steams towards the Sydney heads, bound for Garden Island East.

Dress rehearsals have started for the commissioning of NUSHIP Adelaide this Friday, as the second Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) prepares to enter service with the Royal Australian Navy.

Army Sergeant chooses life at sea

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Australian Army Sergeant Wilson Munoz, member of NUSHIP Adelaide's Ship's Company and the ship's Technical Aircraft Manager. SGT Munoz has his photograph taken in the ship's aircraft hangar. (photo: POIS Kelvin Hockey)

Australian Army Sergeant Wilson Munoz, member of NUSHIP Adelaide's Ship's Company and the ship's Technical Aircraft Manager. SGT Munoz has his photograph taken in the ship's aircraft hangar.

The recent commissioning of HMAS Adelaide was an extra special day for Army Sergeant Wilson Munoz, who was selected to read a prayer during the ceremony.

Commissioning ceremony the icing on the cake for Seaman Sahara

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Seaman Maritime Logistics - Personnel Operations Sahara McLellan of NUSHIP Adelaide conducts her normal duties in the Ship's Office. (photo: POIS Kelvin Hockey)

Seaman Maritime Logistics - Personnel Operations Sahara McLellan of NUSHIP Adelaide conducts her normal duties in the Ship's Office.

Just over a year into her Navy career, Seaman Sahara McLellan from central Maitland will mark a career highlight this week, cutting the commissioning cake when NUSHIP Adelaide ship is brought into service on Friday.

Standing up and speaking out in Adelaide

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The commissioning crew of NUSHIP Adelaide form the shape of a white ribbon on the flight deck of their ship to show their support for the 2015 White Ribbon Day campaign.  (photo: ABIS Tom Gibson)

The commissioning crew of NUSHIP Adelaide form the shape of a white ribbon on the flight deck of their ship to show their support for the 2015 White Ribbon Day campaign.

The crew of the Royal Australian Navy's second Landing Helicopter Dock, NUSHIP Adelaide has taken time out from preparing for commissioning in December to talk about domestic violence issues.

Adelaide completes final sea trials off the Australian coast

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Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Jonathan Verran conducts Seaworthiness Material Assessments on the Global Maritime Distress Safety System, as part of BAE Systems Sea Acceptance Trials onboard NUSHIP Adelaide at Williamstown, Victoria. (photo: ABET Callum Payne)

Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Jonathan Verran conducts Seaworthiness Material Assessments on the Global Maritime Distress Safety System, as part of BAE Systems Sea Acceptance Trials onboard NUSHIP Adelaide at Williamstown, Victoria.

Australia’s second of the Canberra class Amphibious Assault Ships, Adelaide, has returned to Williamstown, Victoria, following the successful completion of sea trials off the south east Australian coast.

Adelaide’s sports carnival wins gold for teamwork

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Debra Holland (author), POIS Kelvin Hockey (author), POIS Kelvin Hockey (photographer)

The winning department of the NUSHIP Adelaide Sports Day - Amphibious Department.   (photo: POIS Kelvin Hockey)

The winning department of the NUSHIP Adelaide Sports Day - Amphibious Department.

Egg and spoon and sack racing were some of the hotly contested novelty events when NUSHIP Adelaide’s ship’s company came together last week for a sports carnival at Randwick Army Barracks.

Second LHD en route to Australia

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File image showing the hull of Australia's first LHD being transported to Australia on the Heavy Lift Ship Blue Marlin. (photo: NAVANTIA)

File image showing the hull of Australia's first LHD being transported to Australia on the Heavy Lift Ship Blue Marlin.

The hull of the second LHD being built for the Royal Australian Navy has been loaded onto a Heavy Lift Ship and is on her way from Spain to Australia. 

LHD02 prepares for transit down under

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The LHD02 Hull (to be known as HMAS Adelaide, once commissioned) departs Navantia Ferrol dockyard in Spain, for a short trip south to Vigo.  (photo: )

The LHD02 Hull (to be known as HMAS Adelaide, once commissioned) departs Navantia Ferrol dockyard in Spain, for a short trip south to Vigo.

The second Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) under construction for the Royal Australian Navy has departed the Navantia Ferrol Dockyard in Spain and will soon be transported to Australia.