A catafalque party from HMAS Cerberus 'rest on arms' in the Sanctuary at the Shrine of Remembrance in Melbourne, during a service to commemorate the sinking of HMAS Vampire.
The sinking of HMAS
Vampire (I) and the loss of nine of her crew has been commemorated during a small ceremony at the Shrine of Remembrance in Melbourne.
April 23, 2018 by Australian National Maritime Museum (author), Mr Paul G. Allen (photographer), Navigea Ltd (videographer)
Members of the HMAS AE1 survey expedition crew, from left, Rear Admiral Peter Briggs AO CSC RAN (Rtd), James Hunter, Andrew Woods, Rob Kraft, Patrick Travis, Richard Seabrook, Paul Mayer, Rudi Schlepp and Roger Turner.
A joint US and Australian expedition to survey Australia’s first submarine HMAS
AE1 has provided detailed new images of the 103-year old shipwreck, which lies on the seafloor off the Duke of York Islands in Papua New Guinea (PNG).
Published on March 14, 2018 by Mr James McPherson (author), Mr Grant Gittus (photographer), POIS Paul Berry (video editing)
E-class submarine, HMA Submarine AE1 at sea.
The team that found the wreck of HMAS
AE1 in December 2017 has submitted its report into the loss of Australia’s first submarine, cataloguing the successful search and outlining what has been learned.
March 13, 2018 by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), ABIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)
The dedicated team of Fleet Support Unit-West Marine Technicians and Boatswains Mates tasked with restoring the life raft of the decommissioned HMAS Westralia (II).
Almost 12 years after decommissioning, part of the former HMAS
Westralia (II) will find a permanent home outside the HMAS Stirling Naval Historical Display.
Members of HMAS Toowoomba's ship's company hold a memorial service for HMAS AE1 on the ships flight deck in waters off Papua New Guinea.
Toowoomba and HMS Sutherland have held simultaneous memorial services in honour of the lives lost during the sinking of Australia’s first submarine.
George Hatfield Jr, son of one of the 353 Australian sailors and officers who died in the sinking of HMAS Perth (I), gives the address during a wreath laying ceremony over the wreck onboard HMAS Larrakia in the Sunda Strait, off Indonesia.
One of the Royal Australian Navy’s most heroic wartime confrontations has been remembered during a solemn ceremony in Indonesia’s Sunda Strait.
February 21, 2018 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.
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.
January 25, 2018 by LEUT James McPherson (author), Mr Bayden Findlay (photographer), Silentworld Foundation (photographer)
Paul Hundley, Director at Silentworld Foundation during the expedition to locate HMAS AE1.
One of the key players in the search for the Royal Australian Navy’s first submarine HMAS AE1 says finding its final resting place was ‘the right thing to do’ both for the men who died and for their families.
HMAS Coonawarra Commanding Officer, Commander Viktor Pilicic lays a wreath at the 75th anniversary of the sinking of HMAS Patricia Cam.
Representatives of the Royal Australian Navy and Northern Territory community paused today to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the sinking of HMAS
Patricia Cam and the loss of nine lives.
Rear Admiral Peter Briggs AO CSC RAN(Rtd) reciting the naval ode at the commemorative service over the final resting place of HMAS AE1.
The former Royal Australian Navy senior officer who has made finding HMAS
AE1 his life's work says he will remember the moment the submarine was finally found off PNG this week with mixed emotions.