Topic: HMAS Moreton

HMAS Moreton wins the prestigious Governor’s Cup

Published on by MAJ Lachlan Simond (author)

The outgoing Commander of HMAS Moreton CAPT Mark McConnell, OAM, RANR, receives the 2018 Governor’s Cup from his Excellency, the Honourable Paul de Jersey, AC, Governor of Queensland. (photo: )

The outgoing Commander of HMAS Moreton CAPT Mark McConnell, OAM, RANR, receives the 2018 Governor’s Cup from his Excellency, the Honourable Paul de Jersey, AC, Governor of Queensland.

HMAS Moreton played host to His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey, AC, Governor of Queensland last week, during a gathering of dignitaries, veterans, friends and family.

A meaningful morning at Moreton

This article has photo gallery Published on by MAJ Lachlan Simond (author)

Mrs Pamela King stands beside the recently unveiled plaque honouring her son the late Commander Lachlan King at his Memorial Garden at HMAS Moreton on the Brisbane River. (photo: )

Mrs Pamela King stands beside the recently unveiled plaque honouring her son the late Commander Lachlan King at his Memorial Garden at HMAS Moreton on the Brisbane River.

The Ship’s Company of HMAS Moreton gathered on the banks of the Brisbane River with dignitaries, veterans, friends and family on Wednesday 30 January, to observe a morning of significant events.

HMAS Moreton bowls with the best

Published on by LS Hayden Eyles (author and photographer)

Navy Week Bowls Day in Queensland was enjoyed by Navy people, current and former serving members. (photo: LS Hayden Eyles)

Navy Week Bowls Day in Queensland was enjoyed by Navy people, current and former serving members.

As part of Navy Week celebrations, members of HMAS Moreton took to the green to compete with naval veterans from across South East Queensland in a bowls tournament.

HMAS Moreton supports Team Navy at Mooloolaba

Published on by CPO Noleen Brennan (author), PO Richard Gorey (photographer)

Team Navy was on show and highly successful at Mooloolaba in the Australian Surf Rowers League. (photo: PO Richard Gorey)

Team Navy was on show and highly successful at Mooloolaba in the Australian Surf Rowers League.

It was another one of those picture perfect days in Queensland when the HMAS Moreton Navy Community Engagement team (NCE) ‘closed up’ on the foreshore of Mooloolaba Beach in support of the Navy sponsored Australian Surf Rowers League.

HMAS Moreton opens doors for family day

Published on by LS Hayden Eyles (author and photographer)

HMAS Moreton revs up for their annual Families Day. (photo: LS Hayden Eyles)

HMAS Moreton revs up for their annual Families Day.

HMAS Moreton opened its gates recently to more than 500 people for a joint family day and Defence Force Recruiting careers day.

HMAS Moreton staff go west

This article has photo gallery Published on by PO Richard Gorey (author)

AB Jack Taylor urges his mount towards the finish line in Race 4 at the Mitchell Camel Races. (photo: )

AB Jack Taylor urges his mount towards the finish line in Race 4 at the Mitchell Camel Races.

At first glance, seeing five Navy personnel west of Amberley Air Base seems a bit odd. But dig a little deeper and there is a good reason that the Navy Community Engagement Program (NCEP) Team from HMAS Moreton saddled up the wagons and headed west.

HMAS Moreton accepts the challenge

Published on by LS Hayden Eyles (author), LS Regan Kid (photographer)

Blood donors from south-east Queensland’s HMAS Moreton have helped Navy to a leading place in three of the four Defence Blood Challenge categories. (photo: LS Regan Kid)

Blood donors from south-east Queensland’s HMAS Moreton have helped Navy to a leading place in three of the four Defence Blood Challenge categories.

As a parting favour for retiring Chief Petty Officer Bernard Matson, personnel from HMAS Moreton rolled up their sleeves and donated enough blood to save 30 lives.

HMAS Moreton’s Brisbane Rail Trail adventure

Published on by LS Hayden Eyles (author and photographer)

Team Moreton celebrates after completing their nearly 20km trek through the Brisbane Rail Trail. (photo: LS Hayden Eyles)

Team Moreton celebrates after completing their nearly 20km trek through the Brisbane Rail Trail.

Qualities of teamwork and resilience were tested for personnel from HMAS Moreton as they departed the quaint village of Linville, several hours north west of Brisbane.

Fleet Commander visits HMAS Moreton

Published on by ABML-P Caitlyn Motum (author), LSML-SC Hayden Eyles (photographer)

Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead and Commanding Officer HMAS Moreton, Commander Mark McConnell plant a tree in HMAS Moreton’s Commander Lachlan King Memorial Garden. (photo: LSML-SC Hayden Eyles)

Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead and Commanding Officer HMAS Moreton, Commander Mark McConnell plant a tree in HMAS Moreton’s Commander Lachlan King Memorial Garden.

Ship’s company in HMAS Moreton have hosted Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead for an eventful visit to the Brisbane base recently.

HMAS Moreton cleans the streets

Published on by CPO Noleen Brennan (author), LS Hayden Eyles (photographer)

Members of HMAS Moreton ship's company clean the streets of Bulimba in Brisbane, Queensland as part of the Clean Up Australia campaign. (photo: LS Hayden Eyles)

Members of HMAS Moreton ship's company clean the streets of Bulimba in Brisbane, Queensland as part of the Clean Up Australia campaign.

The ship's company of HMAS Moreton have rolled up their sleeves and walked the streets of Brisbane for the Clean Up Australia campaign.