Topic: Australian Hydrographic Service
Seaman Hydrographic Systems Operator Thomas Beddome grew up in rural Eudunda, on the outskirts of the Barossa Valley approximately 100 kilometres northeast of Adelaide, an area renowned for producing fine wine, golden crops and livestock, never envisaging he would end up living on a ship.
More than 2,000 people stood alongside the crew of hydrographic ship HMAS Leeuwin in Port Lincoln for Anzac Day commemorations, and with that level of enthusiasm, no wonder the ship’s company departed with some in tow.
The Royal Australian Navy's Antarctic Survey Vessel Wyatt Earp is currently conducting surveying operations based out of Davis, one of Australia’s Antarctic Stations.
Navy's Laser Airborne Depth Sounder Flight has deployed to Tasmania to survey coastal waters from King Island to Launceston.
When Leading Seaman Marine Technician Shaun McKee joined the Navy he never anticipated that he would be located on the highest, driest, windiest and coldest continent in the world.