Topic: HMAS Success (OR 304)
International Women's Day at sea onboard HMAS Success was business as usual with key positions held by female officers and sailors during replenishment activities.
Past-times should never come between nations, but when rugby is on the cards, Australians and Kiwis have to take sides. Navy sides from both nations left nothing on the field in a recent fixture in Western Australia.
HMAS Anzac commenced her recent transit to Fleet Base West alone, meeting with sister frigate HMAS Parramatta in Jervis Bay.
The relationship between the Royal Australian and Republic of Indonesia navies continues to strengthen following a series of regional engagements between the two nations, the most recent being a port visit to Jakarta by HMAS Success.
HMAS Success celebrated her 'pearl' anniversary of 30 years of service to the Royal Australian Navy on 23 April 2016.
Pouring rain did not dampen the pride of all present when His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove, AK, MC (Retd) Governor General of Australia presented HMAS Success with the Royal Australian Navy’s most prestigious annual award for outstanding performance, the Gloucester Cup.
The crew of HMAS Success are hard at work conducting their Work-Up and Unit Readiness Evaluation in the East Australian Exercise Area after returning to sea late October following an extended refit.
HMAS Success returned to sea on 25 October and has commenced Sea Qualification Trials and a Unit Readiness workup package.
On the evening of 4 October, HMAS Success had the honour and privilege to assist the Commander Australian Fleet (COMAUSFLT), RADM Tim Barrett, in hosting a welcome Reception for the International Fleet Review onboard the Royal Australian Navy Replenishment Ship.