Topic: HMAS Dechaineux (S76)
HMAS Dechaineux Commanding Officers past and present meet CDRE Peter Dechaineux (Rtd) - the son of CAPT E.F.V. Dechaineux, after whom HMAS Dechaineux was named. (L-R) CDRE Peter Scott, CAPT James Lybrand, CMDR Dan Sutherland, CDRE Peter Dechaineux (Retd), CMDR Ian Bray, CMDR Simon Rusiti.
Australia’s Submarine Squadron and the evacuation of British forces at Dunkirk during World War Two are unusual associates, but past and present have combined for one evening at Old Parliament House.
HMAS Dechaineux in the exercise area off the coast of Darwin in August 2004.
Australian Navy submarine HMAS
Dechaineux, has recently joined four Japanese submarines and United States Navy Los Angeles class attack submarine USS Key West in a Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force trilateral exercise in waters south of Japan.
Comet Bay College year 11 and 12 Creative Class with sailors from HMAS Stuart, after presenting them with HERO bags while the ship is alongside at Fleet Base West.
A group of 12 students from Comet Bay College in Secret Harbour, Western Australia, have presented hand-made laundry bags to sailors at local base, HMAS
Stirling as a token of appreciation for their service.
June 25, 2017 by LEUT Will Singer (author), CPOIS Damian Pawlenko (photographer), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)
Warrant Officer Mark Karslake shows participants in Exercise Executive Stretch how to use a fire hose at the RAN School of Survivability and Ship Safety at HMAS Stirling.
Employers of Navy Reservists participating in Exercise Executive Stretch - held at HMAS
Stirling - have learned first-hand about their Defence staff’s invaluable skills .
May 17, 2017 by LEUT Will Singer (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer), ABIS James McDougall (photographer)
ADF Gap Year Students in front of the Helicopter Crash-on-Deck Simulator at School of Survivability and Ships Safety - West on HMAS Stirling.
Australian Defence Force Gap Year sailors gained vital experience while onboard Western Australian base, HMAS
Stirling as part of the 12 month 'try before you buy' program.
HMAS Melbourne fires a Eurotorp MU90 Lightweight Torpedo in the West Australian Exercise Area during Exercise Ocean Explorer 17.
The Royal Australian Navy has tested its primary anti-submarine warfare weapon during Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER off the coast of Western Australia recently.
HMCS Vancouver through the periscope of HMAS Dechaineux during Exercise NGA TAHI.
The Royal Australian, New Zealand and Canadian Navies took part in anti-submarine warfare exercises off the east coast of New Zealand late last year.
Outgoing Commanding Officer HMAS Dechaineux, Commander Robin Dainty, RAN, (right) hands over a historic telescope to symbolise the handover to incoming Commanding Officer, Commander Daniel Sutherland, RAN, during a command supersession held in the control room of HMAS Dechaineux, while alongside Fleet Base West, Western Australia.
The start of the year heralded a change at the top for the crew of HMAS
Dechaineux, with Commander Daniel Sutherland taking charge of the submarine from Commander Robin Dainty.
Mr Robert Pitman with Dechaineux’s Commanding Officer, Commander Daniel Sutherland, RAN, during a recent visit to the submarine.
Descending the ladder into a submarine was no trouble for Royal Navy veteran, 92-year old Robert Pitman, when the spritely nonagenarian visited HMAS
Dechaineux alongside her home port in Western Australia recently.
The new Commanding Officer of HMAS Dechaineux, CMDR Daniel Sutherland, RAN, stands with his wife Rita, father LCDR David Sutherland, and brother CHAP James Sutherland, after a command supersession on HMAS Dechaineux at Fleet Base West.
They say Navy is like one big family but when it comes to three people in the west it’s more a case of a family within a family.