Topic: 75th Anniversary
Captain Ainsley Morthorpe CSM, RAN, lays a wreath during the HMAS Armidale (I) 75th Anniversary commemorative service in Central Park, Armidale.
On the 75th anniversary of the final action of HMAS
Armidale I, the Royal Australian Navy has again paused to mark the loss of 100 servicemen.
Children from Mosman Public and the Mosman Church of England Preparatory schools cheer as the ship's company of HMAS Penguin march down Military Road, Mosman.
With pride and enthusiasm, up to 200 officers and sailors from HMAS
Penguin have exercised their Freedom of Entry into the Municipality of Mosman.
L-R Leading Seaman Medic Sarah Mclaughlan, Leading Seaman Medic Olivia Mortlock and Commanding Officer HMAS Penguin, Commander Ian Campbell ADC, RAN, inspect the penguins living at Sydney Aquarium.
The Commanding Officer of HMAS
Penguin came face-to-face with a ‘waddle’ of penguins in Sydney, as part of celebrations for the base’s 75th anniversary.
August 17, 2017 by Mr James McPherson (author), LEUT Vaoafi Hart (author), Unknown (photographer)
Members of Ship's Company from HMAS Success conducting community engagement
Success has completed a port visit to Honiara, Solomon Islands, to commemorate the 75th anniversaries of the Battles of Guadalcanal and Savo Island. The ship’s company took every available opportunity to engage with the local community, reinforcing the strong ties between Australia and the people of the Solomon Islands.
United States submarines docked in Fremantle during the Second World War.
A little-known event that helped turn the tide of the Pacific War was quietly commemorated 75 years on in Albany on 20 June.
July 05, 2017 by Ms Dallas McMaugh (author), ABIS Chantell Brown (photographer), LSIS Helen Frank (photographer)
HMAS Canberra (I) veteran, Henry Hall, takes in the enormous scale of NUSHIP Canberra following the naming ceremony at Williamstown, VIC.
A retired Lieutenant Commander who left his mark on generations of Navy personnel has passed away at the age of 95.
Commanding Officer HMAS Penguin Commander Ian Campbell, RAN (right), Ex-servicemen Mr Keith Hearnden (centre) and Seaman Medical Giaan Holland (left) cut a cake to celebrate the 75th Birthday of HMAS Penguin during a clear lower deck.
Sydney base, HMAS
Penguin has marked 75 years of service with a celebration onboard and a community engagement ceremonial sunset and dinner.
Published on June 06, 2017 by Australian National Maritime Museum (author), POIS Phil Cullinan (photographer)
The Perth/Amphion bell was retrieved from Perth's wreck by an Indonesian diving team in 1974 and subsequently presented to the Australian Government by the Indonesian Government.
Maritime archaeologists from the Australian National Maritime Museum and the National Research Centre of Archaeology Indonesia/Pusat Penelitian Arkeologi Nasional (ARKENAS) have conducted a joint dive on the wreck of the Australian Second World War vessel HMAS
Perth (I), supported by officials from the Indonesian Navy, Indonesian Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries, Indonesian Ministry of Education and Culture (Jakarta), and the Directorate of Heritage and Museum-Regional Office Serang.
A small contingent from the Fleet Air Arm, joined Master Attendant Commander Brendan O’Hara at Lord Howe Island to commemorate the anniversary of the first Aero-Medical Evacuation and to mark the strong ADF partnership with the small community of some 360 residents.
A contingent of Royal Australian Navy personnel has visited Lord Howe Island 75 years on from a whole of Defence effort that saved the life of a resident.
June 16, 2017 by Department of Defence Media Release (author), LSIS Tom Gibson (photographer)
Captain Gavin Irwin, RAN, salutes after laying a wreath on behalf of Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN, at the 75th memorial service held at the Royal Australian Navy Heritage Centre at Garden Island, Sydney.
The lives of three Australian and one British sailor lost during the Second World War when HMAS
Nestor was attacked have been honoured at a commemorative service at Garden Island, Sydney.