Topic: HMAS Perth (F157)
Left to Right: Able Seaman Combat Systems Operator Mitchell Rodway (HMAS Perth), the Honourable Francis Logan MLA (Emergency Services Minister WA) and Lieutenant Commander Adam Cooper (HMAS Perth)]
A Navy ship has received a ‘Silver Award’ from the Department of Fire and Emergency Services Volunteer Employer Recognition Awards held at Government House in Perth - acknowledging the important contribution provided to the community.
Warrant Officer Combat Systems Manager Artie Lavender in the classroom with his Combat Systems Operator trainees at the School of Maritime Warfare, HMAS Stirling, Western Australia.
‘You’ll be wet, homesick and frightened but the pride of the fleet will be you’ – was a recruitment advertisement at the local cinema which lured a 17-year-old Townsville school boy to join the Navy.
Members of HMAS Maryborough conduct a memorial service for the 75th Anniversary of the sinking of HMAS Perth II and USS Houston, in the Sunda Strait, Indonesia, during a South East Asia Deployment.
The crew of the Darwin-based patrol boat, HMAS
Maryborough, have marked the 75th anniversary of the sinking of HMAS Perth (I), with a midnight ceremony over the wreck in the Sunda Strait.
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.
The loss of HMAS
Perth and USS Houston in the Second World War was one of many tragic events that forged the relationship between the United States and Australian navies.
Chief Petty Officer Gregory Fletcher was awarded the Conspicuous Service Medal for meritorious devotion to duty in the field of propulsion management in HMAS Perth (HMAS Ballarat pictured).
Chief Petty Officer Marine Technician Greg Fletcher's devotion to duty and pursuit of engineering excellence has earned him a Conspicuous Service Medal in this year’s Australia Day Honours List.