Topic: HMAS Hobart (D39)

HMAS Hobart celebrates first birthday

Published on by CMDR Anthony Miskelly (author), Department of Defence (author)

Commanding Officer, Captain John Stavridis (centre) along with the crew's youngest member, Seaman Thomas Norris-Elliott (left) and the crew's most experienced member, Chief Petty Officer Ric Macchetta, cut the cake. (photo: LSCTL Lowe)

Commanding Officer, Captain John Stavridis (centre) along with the crew's youngest member, Seaman Thomas Norris-Elliott (left) and the crew's most experienced member, Chief Petty Officer Ric Macchetta, cut the cake.

The ship’s company of the Royal Australian Navy’s first Aegis Guided Missile Destroyer, HMAS Hobart, have celebrated their first birthday while enroute to the west coast of the USA.

Innovation heads to sea

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Anthony Martin (author), LS Sarah Battenally (photographer)

3D-printed replacement hinges on a compartment locker onboard HMAS Newcastle. (photo: LS Sarah Battenally)

3D-printed replacement hinges on a compartment locker onboard HMAS Newcastle.

In a significant contribution to the Chief of Navy’s ‘Challenge and Innovate’ statement, Deployed Innovation Workshops have been established onboard HMA Ships Hobart, Warramunga and Newcastle.

Governor-General inspects our newest warship

Published on by LEUT Tony White (author), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer)

Commanding Officer HMAS Hobart, Captain John Stavridis, RAN, and HMAS Hobart's ship's company salute the Governor-General of Australia, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd) Governor General of the Commonwealth of Australia and Her Excellency Lady Cosgrove depart HMAS Hobart. (photo: ABIS Steven Thomson)

Commanding Officer HMAS Hobart, Captain John Stavridis, RAN, and HMAS Hobart's ship's company salute the Governor-General of Australia, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd) Governor General of the Commonwealth of Australia and Her Excellency Lady Cosgrove depart HMAS Hobart.

The Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), and Her Excellency Lady Cosgrove visited the Royal Australian Navy destroyer, HMAS Hobart alongside Fleet Base East recently and liked what they saw.

 

Navy golfers compete in Tasmania

Published on by CPO Anthony Martin (author), Department of Defence (photographer)

All hands on the Cup, from left: Warrant Officer Alan Hart; Mr Colin Buxton, Royal Hobart Golf Club; and Captain Grant McLennan. (photo: Department of Defence)

All hands on the Cup, from left: Warrant Officer Alan Hart; Mr Colin Buxton, Royal Hobart Golf Club; and Captain Grant McLennan.

The Naval Golf Association (NGA) recently completed a tour of Tasmania culminating in a hard fought game for the Captain Walton Drake Cup.

 

Hobart’s RAS with fellow First-In-Class

Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), ABIS Craig Walton (photographer)

HMA Ships Hobart and Anzac perform a replenishment at sea off the east coast of Australia. (photo: ABIS Craig Walton)

HMA Ships Hobart and Anzac perform a replenishment at sea off the east coast of Australia.

HMAS Hobart has completed her first ever replenishment at sea (RAS) with HMAS Anzac off the east coast of Australia.

No shortage of milestones for DDG-39

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), ABIS Craig Walton (photographer)

HMAS Hobart fires a round from her Mk 45 Mod 6 5-inch gun during test firing off the east coast of Australia. (photo: ABIS Craig Walton)

HMAS Hobart fires a round from her Mk 45 Mod 6 5-inch gun during test firing off the east coast of Australia.

HMAS Hobart has achieved a number of firsts for her class and the Royal Australian Navy over the past several weeks off the east coast of Australia.

HMAS Hobart granted Freedom of Entry

Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), ABIS Craig Walton (photographer)

HMAS Hobart ship's company outside Town Hall on Macquarie Street, Hobart during a Freedom of Entry march. (photo: ABIS Craig Walton)

HMAS Hobart ship's company outside Town Hall on Macquarie Street, Hobart during a Freedom of Entry march.

The first bond between the new HMAS Hobart and her namesake city have been forged during a Freedom of Entry march.

HMAS Hobart visits namesake city for the first time

This article has photo gallery Published on by Department of Defence (author), LEUT Ryan Zerbe (photographer), LSIS Peter Thompson (photographer), ABIS Craig Walton (photographer)

HMAS Hobart alongside Princes Wharf in the City of Hobart, Tasmania. (photo: LSIS Peter Thompson)

HMAS Hobart alongside Princes Wharf in the City of Hobart, Tasmania.

The Royal Australian Navy’s newest warship, HMAS Hobart, has arrived in its namesake city for the first time.

A ghost rider's gift

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), ABIS Craig Walton (photographer), LSIS Peter Thompson (photographer)

Commanding Officer HMAS Hobart, Captain John Stavridis, Ship's Sponsor Nicola Hodgman (left), and former HMAS Hobart (II) sailor, now artist, Mr Randall Wilson with his painting 'Green Ghost passes the baton' in Hobart Town Hall, Tasmania. (photo: LSIS Peter Thompson)

Commanding Officer HMAS Hobart, Captain John Stavridis, Ship's Sponsor Nicola Hodgman (left), and former HMAS Hobart (II) sailor, now artist, Mr Randall Wilson with his painting 'Green Ghost passes the baton' in Hobart Town Hall, Tasmania.

HMAS Hobart (II) may have decommissioned 18 years ago, but Randall Wilson remembers his times as a ‘Ghost rider’ as some of the best of his life.

Proud sailor returns to Hobart

Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), LSIS Peter Thompson (photographer)

Hobart native Leading Seaman Communications and Information Systems Tim Lawler aboard HMAS Hobart, off the east coast of Australia. (photo: LSIS Peter Thompson)

Hobart native Leading Seaman Communications and Information Systems Tim Lawler aboard HMAS Hobart, off the east coast of Australia.

Leading Seaman Tim Lawler’s pride in his home town of Hobart is matched only by the pride he feels to serve aboard the city’s new namesake ship.