Topic: Fleet Base East
HMAS Hobart has “slipped her lines” and set sail for the first time since commissioning on 23 September 2017.
HMAS Warramunga and her ship’s company of 190 has departed Fleet Base East at Garden Island, Sydney for maritime security operations in the Middle East.
Chief Petty Officer Combat Systems Manager Brenden Smart followed his older brother into the Navy is now one of the seasoned veterans helping bring Navy’s newest ship into service.
Able Seaman Electronics Technician Jake Yarnold is gearing up for his first taste of operational experience as part of the ship’s company of HMAS Warramunga.
For one well-travelled HMAS Hobart stoker, there’s a sense of déjà vu in the new destroyer.