Topic: ADV Cape Fourcroy (310)
Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead, AM, RAN, presents the Sarawak Shield to Commanding Officer of Hydrographic Ship Blue Crew, Lieutenant Commander Dean Battilana, RAN, during his visit to HMAS Cairns.
Cairns-based Royal Australian Navy officers, sailors and units have been recognised for excellence at a series of ceremonies in the top end.
ADV Cape Fourcroy (pictured) and Cape Inscription were involved in two maritime rescues in seven days.
Cape Inscription has rushed to the aid of a vessel on fire in Darwin Harbour. It was the second recent incident when Royal Australian Navy crewed Cape Class patrol boats have lent assistance to mariners in distress.
Published on February 11, 2018 by Australian Border Force (author), SBLT Samuel Moxon (photographer)
Australian Defence Vessel Cape Fourcroy rescued nine Papua New Guinean fishermen after they drifted in the Torres Strait for six days.
A Navy-crewed patrol boat has rescued nine Papua New Guinean fisherman after their vessel was found in the Torres Strait, having drifted without fuel or food for six days.
Commanding Officer ADV Cape Inscription, LCDR Iain McCall (centre), stands alongside Austal Chief Operating Officer, Mr Patrick Gregg (centre left) and Captain Patrol Boats, Captain Jason Hunter (centre right), and his crew on board ADV Cape Inscription.
Australian Defence Vessel
Cape Inscription has had her official naming ceremony in Henderson, Western Australia on 6 June with the Australian White Ensign hoisted for the first time.