Topic: HMAS Rankin (S78)

Rankin renders assistance

Published on by LEUT Luke Richmond (author), ABIS Julianne Cropley (photographer)

Stock image: HMAS Rankin returns to Fleet Base West, circa 2014. (photo: ABIS Julianne Cropley)

Stock image: HMAS Rankin returns to Fleet Base West, circa 2014.

It is a rare occasion that a submarine finds itself involved in the co-ordination of life-saving events, however that is exactly how the day began for the crew of HMAS Rankin last month.

 

Third win for Rankin

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Mick Wheeler (author), CPO Damien Pawlenko (photographer)

Group Photograph of the crew of HMAS Rankin with the Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), Lady Lynne Cosgrove, Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Stuart Mayer, CSC and Bar, RAN, and holding the Gloucester Cup is Commanding Officer HMAS Rankin, Commander Micheal Jacobson, CSM, RAN, in the Gymnasium at HMAS Stirling, Western Australia.  (photo: CPOIS Damian Pawlenko)

Group Photograph of the crew of HMAS Rankin with the Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), Lady Lynne Cosgrove, Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Stuart Mayer, CSC and Bar, RAN, and holding the Gloucester Cup is Commanding Officer HMAS Rankin, Commander Micheal Jacobson, CSM, RAN, in the Gymnasium at HMAS Stirling, Western Australia.

The Collins class submarine HMAS Rankin has been awarded the Royal Australian Navy’s prestigious Gloucester Cup for the third time. 

Waller hits the mark

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HMAS Waller crew on the boat after a perfect score of four from four shots during recent anti-surface and antisubmarine ‘advanced capability’ Mark 48 torpedo firing serials off Western Australia. (photo: Unknown)

HMAS Waller crew on the boat after a perfect score of four from four shots during recent anti-surface and antisubmarine ‘advanced capability’ Mark 48 torpedo firing serials off Western Australia.

As the sun set on May 13, spirits were high in the control room of HMAS Waller after the crew’s perfect score of four from four shots during recent anti-surface and antisubmarine ‘advanced capability’ Mark 48 torpedo firing serials off Western Australia.

Rankin team treks for health

This article has photo gallery Published on by CPOCISSM Anthony O’Riley (author), CPOIS Damian Pawlenko (photographer), LSIS Lee-Anne Mack (photographer)

Commanding Officer, Commander Doug Theobald (right), and the organiser of the trek, Chief of the Boat, Chief Petty Officer Communication & Information Systems Anthony O'Riley, completing the last section of the Bibbulman Track Foundation near the Mundaring Weir Hotel in Kalamunda. (photo: CPOIS Damian Pawlenko)

Commanding Officer, Commander Doug Theobald (right), and the organiser of the trek, Chief of the Boat, Chief Petty Officer Communication & Information Systems Anthony O'Riley, completing the last section of the Bibbulman Track Foundation near the Mundaring Weir Hotel in Kalamunda.

The submariners in HMAS Rankin have completed a month-long adventure training exercise that took them from Kalamunda to Albany, in Western Australia, and also raised money for a very worthy cause.

HMAS Rankin remembers AE1

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HMAS Rankin took a moment out of their busy deployment schedule recently to remember the crew of HMAS AE1 while transiting past the Duke of York Islands near Rabaul, Papua New Guinea. (photo: Unknown)

HMAS Rankin took a moment out of their busy deployment schedule recently to remember the crew of HMAS AE1 while transiting past the Duke of York Islands near Rabaul, Papua New Guinea.

The ship's company of submarine, HMAS Rankin took a moment out of their busy deployment schedule recently to remember the crew of lost First World War submarine, HMAS AE1.

Submariners practice world-class rescue skills

Published on by Mr Andrew Bujdegan (author), ABIS Chris Beerens (photographer)

Exercise Black Carillon 2015 participants onboard MV Besant in Cockburn Sound, Western Australia. (photo: ABIS Chris Beerens)

Exercise Black Carillon 2015 participants onboard MV Besant in Cockburn Sound, Western Australia.

The Royal Australian Navy's Submarine Force has exercised responses to the unlikely event of a submarine incident at sea, after completing an intensive four week training exercise which demonstrated the
submarine escape and rescue capability.
 
 
 

First in submarine exchange initiative

Published on by Mr Andrew Bujdegan (author), ABIS Chris Beerens (photographer)

Lieutenant Nathan Whitelaw and Lieutenant Roger Terry prior to embarking on their exchange program sea phase onboard HMAS Rankin, departing from HMAS Stirling, Western Australia. (photo: ABIS Chris Beerens)

Lieutenant Nathan Whitelaw and Lieutenant Roger Terry prior to embarking on their exchange program sea phase onboard HMAS Rankin, departing from HMAS Stirling, Western Australia.

Two of the most recent additions to the Royal Australian Navy Submarine Force are part of a Australian-United States Navy Personnel Exchange Program.  Lieutenants Nathan Whitelaw and Roger Terry are the first United States Navy officers to take part in the program between the two Submarine Forces.

Hometown visit for WA submariner

Published on by LEUT Daniel Nixon (author)

HMAS Rankin sails into the quiet coastal town of Esperance, WA. (photo: Unknown)

HMAS Rankin sails into the quiet coastal town of Esperance, WA.

HMAS Rankin sailed into the quiet coastal town of Esperance, Western Australia, on 11 September, engaging in community and social engagements that were enjoyed by her crew and the community alike.