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Battle Tanker prepares to supply the Fleet

Published on by Amphibious and Afloat Support Group (author), CAPT Simon Cannell (photographer)

'Battle Tanker' HMAS Success prepares to supply the fleet during Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER. (photo: CAPT Simon Cannell)

'Battle Tanker' HMAS Success prepares to supply the fleet during Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER.

HMAS Success, the Royal Australian Navy’s Auxiliary Oil Replenishment (AOR) Tanker has sailed today ready to supply the fleet after an extended maintenance period alongside Fleet Base East, which included a scheduled docking.

Navy recovers fishing net from reef

Published on by Department of Defence (author), ABCIS Peta Binns (photographer)

A fifty metre ghost net, recovered from a reef by HMAS Wollongong, is offloaded alongside in Cairns. (photo: ABCIS Peta Binns)

A fifty metre ghost net, recovered from a reef by HMAS Wollongong, is offloaded alongside in Cairns.

Ghost netting is a menace to both marine life and shipping so when the crew of the Royal Australian Navy Armidale Class Patrol Boat HMAS Wollongong got the call to check out a sighting, they didn’t hesitate.

Warships set sail for major exercise

Published on by LEUT Andrew Ragless (author), ABIS Kieran Dempsey (photographer), ABIS Craig Walton (photographer)

HMAS Toowoomba leads HMAS Anzac through Sydney Harbour with HMAS Canberra in the background. (photo: ABIS Kieran Dempsey)

HMAS Toowoomba leads HMAS Anzac through Sydney Harbour with HMAS Canberra in the background.

Two submarines, ten ships and embarked aircraft have departed Fleet Base East in Garden Island, Sydney bound for war games off the east coast of Australia.

ADV Cape Inscription responds to burning boat

Published on by LEUT Todd Fitzgerald (author), LSIS James Whittle (photographer)

ADV Cape Fourcroy (pictured) and Cape Inscription were involved in two maritime rescues in seven days. (photo: LSIS James Whittle)

ADV Cape Fourcroy (pictured) and Cape Inscription were involved in two maritime rescues in seven days.

ADV 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.

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.

Adelaide commissions artwork

Published on by CPOB Anthony Martin (author), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer)

Artist Megan Spiers presents her painting of HMAS Adelaide to the Commanding Officer of the ship, Captain Jonathan Earley. (photo: ABIS Steven Thomson)

Artist Megan Spiers presents her painting of HMAS Adelaide to the Commanding Officer of the ship, Captain Jonathan Earley.

HMAS Adelaide has commissioned a painting which showcases its capability on amphibious operations, thanks to the revitalisation of a traditional fundraising idea.

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.

Submariners receive Fleet Awards

This article has photo gallery Published on by Mr Andrew Bujdegan (author), CPOIS Damian Pawlenko (photographer)

Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead, presents the Submarine Silver Platter Award to Leading Seaman Maritime Logistics-Chef Submarines Rajan Arora (right) and Able Seaman Maritime Logistics-Chef Submarines Adam Sherriff of HMAS Rankin. (photo: CPOIS Damian Pawlenko)

Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead, presents the Submarine Silver Platter Award to Leading Seaman Maritime Logistics-Chef Submarines Rajan Arora (right) and Able Seaman Maritime Logistics-Chef Submarines Adam Sherriff of HMAS Rankin.

Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead has recognised outstanding Navy submariners during the Fleet Awards presentation ceremony at the Submarine Training and System Centre, HMAS Stirling.

New Executive Officer for the Top End

Published on by LEUT Todd Fitzgerald (author), ABML-P Leah Croker (photographer)

Lieutenant Commander Kate Woodall ‘takes the weight’ as Executive Officer of HMAS Coonawarra from Lieutenant Commander Phillipa Hay. (photo: )

Lieutenant Commander Kate Woodall ‘takes the weight’ as Executive Officer of HMAS Coonawarra from Lieutenant Commander Phillipa Hay.

Lieutenant Commander Kate Woodall has taken over as Executive Officer of HMAS Coonawarra in uniquely Darwin style, ‘taking the weight’ in the form of a baby crocodile from her predecessor Lieutenant Commander Phillipa Hay.