Topic: HMAS Sydney (IV)

Sydney collection expands at Australian War Memorial

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Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Mike Noonan, AO, RAN, has gifted significant items from HMAS Sydney (IV) to the Australian War Memorial. (L-R) Rear Admiral Ken Doolan AO RAN (Ret'd); Chairman of the Australian War Memorial Council, Mr Kerry Stokes, AC; former HMAS Sydney sailor Petty Officer Imagery Specialist Paul Berry, CSM; and Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN, at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra. (photo: Air Marshal Leo Davies, AO, CSC)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Mike Noonan, AO, RAN, has gifted significant items from HMAS Sydney (IV) to the Australian War Memorial. (L-R) Rear Admiral Ken Doolan AO RAN (Ret'd); Chairman of the Australian War Memorial Council, Mr Kerry Stokes, AC; former HMAS Sydney sailor Petty Officer Imagery Specialist Paul Berry, CSM; and Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN, at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra.

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Mike Noonan, has gifted significant items from HMAS Sydney (IV) to the Australian War Memorial.

A mystery in a bottle returned

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Commodore Peter Leavy, the Naval Attache in Washington and a former Commanding Officer of Sydney (IV) took the opportunity of being in Seattle to present a certificate of appreciation, to former members of Todd Shipyards at a group to dinner. (photo: Unknown)

Commodore Peter Leavy, the Naval Attache in Washington and a former Commanding Officer of Sydney (IV) took the opportunity of being in Seattle to present a certificate of appreciation, to former members of Todd Shipyards at a group to dinner.

The HMAS Sydney (IV) whisky retrieval story has added a new chapter, with an Australian Navy memento being presented to members of the ship’s American build team.

 

Bottle in ship causes a stir

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The commemorative display of the whisky and coin found inside ex-HMAS Sydney's mast. (photo: )

The commemorative display of the whisky and coin found inside ex-HMAS Sydney's mast.

A small bottle of whisky, recovered from the base of ex-HMAS Sydney (IV)’s mast during its scrapping in mid-June, has caused quite a stir in naval circles.

HMAS Sydney benefits from an ‘age’ of experience

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The 'Magnificent Seven' on 02 Deck of HMAS Sydney during Exercise BERSAMA SHIELD 2014. L-R: Chief Petty Officer Combat Systems Supervisor Scott Christie, Leading Seaman Communication Information Systems Roger Dalby, Chief Petty Officer Marine Technician Kerry Ross, Warrant Officer Clearance Diver Matthew Hurley, Chief Petty Officer Electronics Technician Tony Burchill, Chief Petty Officer Electronics Technician Ron Palmer, and Chief Petty Officer Coxswain Dave Biddle. (photo: LSIS Dove Smithett)

The 'Magnificent Seven' on 02 Deck of HMAS Sydney during Exercise BERSAMA SHIELD 2014. L-R: Chief Petty Officer Combat Systems Supervisor Scott Christie, Leading Seaman Communication Information Systems Roger Dalby, Chief Petty Officer Marine Technician Kerry Ross, Warrant Officer Clearance Diver Matthew Hurley, Chief Petty Officer Electronics Technician Tony Burchill, Chief Petty Officer Electronics Technician Ron Palmer, and Chief Petty Officer Coxswain Dave Biddle.

It is a mark of pride that one of the Royal Australian Navy’s ‘Magnificent Seven’, HMAS Sydney, hosts a veritable age of experience in her ranks with a magnificent seven of her own.

HMAS Sydney returns home

Published on by SBLT Sarah McDonagh (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)

A friendly wave as families and friends of HMAS Sydney's crew wait as HMAS Sydney passes HMAS Tobruk on the way to the berth at her home base at Fleet Base East. (photo: ABIS Richard Cordell)

A friendly wave as families and friends of HMAS Sydney's crew wait as HMAS Sydney passes HMAS Tobruk on the way to the berth at her home base at Fleet Base East.

Following a successful deployment to North East Asia, HMAS Sydney (IV) has returned home to a warm welcome from family and friends on the wharf at Fleet Base East.

Indonesian Sail Training Vessel Kri Dewaruci tours HMAS Sydney

Published on by LEUT Ryan Fisher (author), SBLT Rebecca Avila (photographer)

Commanding Officer HMAS Sydney, CMDR Brinckmann is presented with a gift from the Training Commander of KRI Dewaruchi, LTCDR Arief, with the ships' companies of both vessels in the background. (photo: SBLT Rebecca Avila)

Commanding Officer HMAS Sydney, CMDR Brinckmann is presented with a gift from the Training Commander of KRI Dewaruchi, LTCDR Arief, with the ships' companies of both vessels in the background.

Recently, 80 personnel, including 68 cadets and staff, from the Indonesian Sail Training Ship KRI Dewaruci visited HMAS Sydney, while both ships were berthed alongside Victoria Quay in Fremantle.

Is there a doctor in the house?

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LEUT Adrian Winsor (left) and LEUT Luke Edwards in HMAS Sydney's sickbay. (photo: LCDR Linda Morris)

LEUT Adrian Winsor (left) and LEUT Luke Edwards in HMAS Sydney's sickbay.

Close observers would have been surprised by the embarrassment of riches in HMAS Sydney’s sickbay when the Australian warship was leaving Cairns last Monday.

Old friends meet up at sea

Published on by LEUT Grant McDuling (author), LSIS Peter Thompson (photographer)

HMAS Sydney (IV) Commanding Officer, Commander Karl Brinckmann (right), with US Navy Sonar Technician, Senior Chief Greg Eardley of the Arleigh Burke class destroyer USS Preble, during Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2013.  (photo: LSIS Peter Thompson)

HMAS Sydney (IV) Commanding Officer, Commander Karl Brinckmann (right), with US Navy Sonar Technician, Senior Chief Greg Eardley of the Arleigh Burke class destroyer USS Preble, during Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2013.

After welcoming a United States Navy Anti Submarine Warfare Specialist onboard HMAS Sydney (IV) during her recent embed with the US Navy's 7th Fleet, the ship is now hoping to use the friendly advantage during the joint Australian-US Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2013 (TS13).

‘Holy Helo’ arrives aboard HMAS Sydney

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US Navy Chaplain, Commander Daniel Mode of Task Force Seven Zero dons protective and life saving equipment prior to a helicopter transfer off HMAS Sydney. (photo: LEUT Grant McDuling)

US Navy Chaplain, Commander Daniel Mode of Task Force Seven Zero dons protective and life saving equipment prior to a helicopter transfer off HMAS Sydney.

A United States Navy chaplain assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington visited the Royal Australian Navy’s guided missile frigate HMAS Sydney (IV) via helicopter on 4th July, 2013.

Tri-nation naval exercise PACIFIC BOND kicks off

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JMSDF Murasame (left) and USS Preble sail in company with HMAS Sydney (IV). (photo: LSIS Peter Thompson)

JMSDF Murasame (left) and USS Preble sail in company with HMAS Sydney (IV).

WESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN – The Royal Australian Navy has joined forces with the United States Navy (USN) and Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force (JMSDF) to participate in a tri-lateral exercise, PACIFIC BOND 2013, June 22-26.

PACIFIC BOND is a multi-national naval exercise designed to advance participating nations’ military-to-military coordination and capacity to plan and execute tactical operations in an advanced warfare environment.