Topic: Search and Rescue (SAR)
Published on August 01, 2018 by LEUT Des Paroz (author), Kerry Berrington (News Limited) (photographer)
Solo round-the-world sailor Tony Bullimore (right) embraces Chief Petty Officer Peter Wicker, one of his rescuers from HMAS Adelaide (II) in January 1997.
The Royal Australian Navy has paid tribute to solo sailor Tony Bullimore, who has passed away aged 79.
Imagery Scanned from Navy Historic Archive of HMAS Queenborough from HMAS Sydney.
Amateur naval historians might suggest the early 1960s, before the Borneo Confrontation and the Vietnam War, was a quiet time for Australia’s Navy, but crew members in the Q-class fast anti-submarine frigates would disagree.
HMAS Parramatta's Seahawk helicopter moves into position above stricken yacht 'Jedi 1' and prepares to winch her crew to safety.
Australian Navy frigate, HMAS Parramatta has rescued three South African sailors from a stricken yacht approximately 1,300 kilometres southwest of Cape Leeuwin in Western Australia.
HMAS Perth's MH-60R leaves the flight deck while the ship is in Victoria, Seychelles, to assist the Seychelles' Coast Guard in a search and rescue mission after a civilian boat capsized during the night.
Perth and its embarked MH-60R helicopter supported a search and rescue off the coast of Seychelles on 14 August.
Lieutenant Commander Alicia Harrison, Commanding Officer HMAS Broome (centre) with Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Jake Mewett (left) and Petty Officer Naval Police Coxswain Greig Murray, in Cairns to conduct maintenance on the ship.
Royal Australian Navy patrol boat HMAS
Broome has assisted in a search and rescue of 12 people stuck in unfavourable sea conditions during a patrol in the Torres Strait recently.