Topic: HMAS Newcastle (F06)
December 18, 2017 by Department of Defence (author), ABML-SC Craig Walton (photographer)
Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Support Operations Monique Van Der Kolk disembarks HMAS Newcastle at Sydney's Garden Island after six months away in the Middle East Region.
Newcastle has returned to her home port of Fleet Base East, Garden Island, Sydney, following a six month deployment to the Middle East region.
Medical Officer Lieutenant Holly Murphy stands in the sickbay of HMAS Newcastle whilst on Operation Manitou in the Middle East region.
With a ship’s company of 230, HMAS
Newcastle’s small medical team of three health care professionals has been kept busy while recently deployed in the Middle East.
Ship's Company of HMAS Newcastle donate cricket equipment during a visit to Samata Sarana, a Catholic school and hostel for children in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
The sun beamed on HMAS
Newcastle’s crew as she berthed alongside the historic Port of Colombo on her way back from operations in the Middle East.
November 27, 2017 by Chaplain Cornelius Bosch (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)
Ship's Company of HMAS Newcastle display their Aussie Hero Quilts on the flight deck in the Middle East region.
The hard working volunteers from Aussie Hero Quilts have wowed HMAS
Newcastle’s crew with their hand-made quilts and laundry bags – literally covering the ship from bow to stern.
November 21, 2017 by LCDR Fiona Southwood (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)
Siblings from HMAS Warramunga visit their family on HMAS Newcastle. From left, Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Chef (ABML-C) Paige Large, ABML-C Peta Large, ABML-C Dimitri Bellas, Leading Seaman Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Peter Bellas, Leading Seaman Naval Police Coxswain Jamie Janes and Leading Seaman Boatswain's Mate Isaac Janes.
An ‘on task’ handover has been conducted between HMA Ships
Newcastle and Warramunga in the Middle East region.
Newcastle has rounded out her busy six-month deployment to the Middle East, completing some ‘firsts’ and ‘lasts’ for Australian Navy ships in the region.
HMAS Newcastle prepares to berth alongside in Victoria, Seychelles during Operation Manitou.
Following an extensive patrol off the coast of Africa in the South Indian Ocean while on Operation MANITOU, the crew of HMAS
Newcastle recently conducted a logistics and respite visit in Port Victoria, Seychelles.
Published on November 18, 2017 by LCDR Fiona Southwood (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)
Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Chef Alex Mullen cooks a Halloween dinner for Ship's Company onboard HMAS Newcastle in the Middle East region.
Newcastle may have been on operations but the chefs on board have worked tirelessly throughout the deployment with the morale and welfare of the ship’s company in mind.
Published on November 10, 2017 by CPL Sebastian Beurich (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)
Leading Seaman Naval Police Coxswain Leticia Hosking is seen onboard HMAS Newcastle in the Middle East region.
Leading Seaman Naval Police Coxswain Leticia Hosking has swapped a rowboat for much larger watercraft, serving overseas with the Royal Australian Navy.
Published on October 29, 2017 by LEUT Daniel Cochrane (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)
From left, Lieutenant Simon Jeffery, Australia's High Commissioner to Madagascar, HE Ms Jenny Dee, Commanding Officer of HMAS Newcastle, Commander Mark Sirois, RAN and Madagascar's civilian media on the bridge of HMAS Newcastle during a media tour whilst alongside in Diego Suarez, Madagascar.
Newcastle recently conducted a three-day port visit to Antsiranana, also known as Diego-Suarez, in Madagascar, deployed as part of Operation MANITOU.