Topic: Ships, Boats and Submarines

HMAS Stuart welcomed home from Asian deployment

This article has photo gallery Published on by ABIS Christopher Szumlanski (author and photographer)

Ship's company of HMAS Stuart stand on the upper decks as the ship returns to its home port of Fleet Base West at HMAS Stirling in Western Australia.  (photo: ABIS Christopher Szumlanski)

Ship's company of HMAS Stuart stand on the upper decks as the ship returns to its home port of Fleet Base West at HMAS Stirling in Western Australia.

With families and well-wishers waiting eagerly on the wharf, HMAS Stuart has returned to her home port of Fleet Base West after a three-month North East Asian Deployment.

HMAS Melbourne returns to Garden Island after six months regional deployment

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Al Tomlinson (author), CPOIS Kelvin Hockey (photographer), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)

HMAS Melbourne returns to her home port of Sydney Harbour and Fleet Base East after an extended period deployed overseas.  (photo: CPOIS Kelvin Hockey)

HMAS Melbourne returns to her home port of Sydney Harbour and Fleet Base East after an extended period deployed overseas.

HMAS Melbourne has returned to her home port at Garden Island Sydney, after nearly six months of operations throughout the Pacific and North East Asian regions.

Construction begins on Arafura Class patrol vessels

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author and photographer)

Sailors from Navy Construction Branch inspect a model of the Arafura Class Offshore Patrol Vessel at Osborne Naval Shipyard in Adelaide. (photo: LEUT Ryan Zerbe)

Sailors from Navy Construction Branch inspect a model of the Arafura Class Offshore Patrol Vessel at Osborne Naval Shipyard in Adelaide.

Deputy Chief of Navy, Rear Admiral Mark Hammond, joined staff from Navy’s Construction Branch in Adelaide today to mark the start of construction of the first of 12 new Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV).

HMAS Gascoyne makes port visit to Kure, Japan

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Anthony Martin (author and photographer)

Commanding Officer of HMAS Gascoyne, Lieutenant Commander Richard Brickacek, DSM (right), exchanges a gift with the Mayor of Kure, Mr Yoshiake Shinhara, during Gascoyne's visit to Kure Naval Base in Japan. (photo: LEUT Tony Martin)

Commanding Officer of HMAS Gascoyne, Lieutenant Commander Richard Brickacek, DSM (right), exchanges a gift with the Mayor of Kure, Mr Yoshiake Shinhara, during Gascoyne's visit to Kure Naval Base in Japan.

In the time-honoured tradition of visiting warships paying respect to local dignitaries and officials, Commanding Officer of HMAS Gascoyne, Lieutenant Commander Richard Brickacek has conducted official calls in the port of Kure, Japan.

Minehunters overcome rough seas and long distance to join Republic of Korea exercise

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Alexandra Rayner (author), LEUT Anthony Martin (author), Unknown (photographer)

Members of HMAS Huon Ship’s Company mix with officers and sailors from the Republic of Korea Navy while participating in Multi-National Navy Mine Warfare Exercise 2018 (MNMIWEX) in the Republic of Korea. (photo: Unknown)

Members of HMAS Huon Ship’s Company mix with officers and sailors from the Republic of Korea Navy while participating in Multi-National Navy Mine Warfare Exercise 2018 (MNMIWEX) in the Republic of Korea.

After the longest transit ever completed by Australian Minehunters, HMA Ships Gascoyne and Huon have contributed to Multi-National Navy Mine Warfare Exercise 2018 (MNMIWEX) in the Republic of Korea.

The First Lady receives a final makeover

Published on by MIDN Ayla Williams (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)

File image: HMAS Success sails south towards Busselton, Western Australia, during Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER 17.  (photo: ABIS Richard Cordell)

File image: HMAS Success sails south towards Busselton, Western Australia, during Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER 17.

HMAS Success (II) has completed her final External Maintenance Period (EMP) alongside Fleet Base East after her South East Asia, Indo Pacific Endeavour 18 and Exercise RIMPAC deployment, and prior to her planned decommissioning in 2019.

Australia and United States share data using Cooperative Engagement Capability

Published on by Department of Defence (author), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)

File image: HMAS Hobart sails into Sydney Harbour on completion of her Mariner Skills Evaluation period, October 2017. (photo: ABIS Bonny Gassner)

File image: HMAS Hobart sails into Sydney Harbour on completion of her Mariner Skills Evaluation period, October 2017.

In a first for our respective navies, HMAS Hobart (III) has successfully tested a communications capability, proving her ability to share sensor information and real-time combat system data with the United States Navy.

HMAS Broome hosts special guests for sea ride

Published on by SBLT Max Logan (author), POIS James Whittle (photographer)

Her Honour the Honourable Vicki O'Halloran, AM, Administrator of the Northern Territory sits in the Commanding Officer's chair on the bridge of HMAS Broome, in company with the Commanding Officer HMAS Broome, Lieutenant Commander Robert Lewis, RAN. (photo: POIS James Whittle)

Her Honour the Honourable Vicki O'Halloran, AM, Administrator of the Northern Territory sits in the Commanding Officer's chair on the bridge of HMAS Broome, in company with the Commanding Officer HMAS Broome, Lieutenant Commander Robert Lewis, RAN.

Armidale Class patrol boat HMAS Broome sailed with some special guests recently for a day at sea in the Top End.

Employers of Defence Reservists sample Navy experience

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Brett Lane (author), CPOEW Martin Anderson (photographer)

Captain Harry Lok, Royal Australian Navy Reserves and Mr James Digges, NSW Chair of the Defence Reserves Support Council on the flight deck of HMAS Adelaide with the participants of the Navy Exercise Boss Lift 2018. HMAS Adelaide hosted personnel from Ex-Boss Lift onboard overnight for a taste of life at sea in the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).  (photo: CPOEW Martin Anderson)

Captain Harry Lok, Royal Australian Navy Reserves and Mr James Digges, NSW Chair of the Defence Reserves Support Council on the flight deck of HMAS Adelaide with the participants of the Navy Exercise Boss Lift 2018. HMAS Adelaide hosted personnel from Ex-Boss Lift onboard overnight for a taste of life at sea in the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).

A group of civilian employers of Australian Defence Force Reserves recently enjoyed a first-hand experience of work and life in the Royal Australian Navy.

STS Young Endeavour visits Newcastle

Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), ABIS Kieren Whiteley (photographer)

Young Endeavour Youth Scheme sailor, Dominic Erbacher (left) shows a student from San Clemente High School the winch system onboard the Young Endeavour in Newcastle, New South Wales. (photo: ABIS Kieren Whiteley)

Young Endeavour Youth Scheme sailor, Dominic Erbacher (left) shows a student from San Clemente High School the winch system onboard the Young Endeavour in Newcastle, New South Wales.

Australia’s national sail training ship, STS Young Endeavour has visited Newcastle where she welcomed aboard students from Kotara High School Special Needs Unit.