Topic: HMAS Watson

Team Anzac, united in union

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Matt Featherstone (author), ABCSO(U) Tara Byrne (photographer)

Crew of HMAS Anzac support their ship's team in the rugby Mons Cup. (photo: ABCSO(U) TARA BYRNE)

Crew of HMAS Anzac support their ship's team in the rugby Mons Cup.

Despite not coming away with the honours, HMAS Anzac embraced the motto 'United We Stand', with arguably the loudest and proudest supporters at the 2017 Rugby Union Inter Unit Annual Competition at TG Milner Rugby Field in Sydney on 31 March.

Watson's wonderful place of worship

This article has photo gallery Published on by CPL Max Bree (author), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)

Chaplain Colin Tett, RAN, stands out the front of the HMAS Watson chapel. (photo: ABIS Bonny Gassner)

Chaplain Colin Tett, RAN, stands out the front of the HMAS Watson chapel.

Whitewashed walls and giant windows of HMAS Watson’s chapel shine like a beacon in the morning sun atop Sydney’s South Head.

Anzac tidies up during assessment phase

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Adam Klyne (author), ABBM Thomas Darcy (photographer)

Anzac hoists a broom as a symbolic gesture of achieving a “clean sweep” during her Unit Readiness Evaluation. (photo: ABBM Thomas Darcy)

Anzac hoists a broom as a symbolic gesture of achieving a “clean sweep” during her Unit Readiness Evaluation.

HMAS Anzac hoisted a broom as a symbolic gesture of achieving a 'clean sweep' during her recent unit readiness evaluation, with all departments onboard demonstrating the required standard.

Watson targets children’s hospital

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Will Singer (author), Unknown (photographer)

Watson’s Executive Officer, Commander Matthew Shand presented a cheque for $2725.00 which will be used in the treatment of sick children in the hospital’s cardiac ward. (photo: Unknown)

Watson’s Executive Officer, Commander Matthew Shand presented a cheque for $2725.00 which will be used in the treatment of sick children in the hospital’s cardiac ward.

With their motto we find, we fix - HMAS Watson certainly did that when the ship's company rallied to raise funds through raffles and collection tins to support the Sydney Children's Hospital.

Watson community supports Legacy

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Martin Driver (author)

Sub Lieutenant Ben Walker and LEUT Martin Driver collecting for Legacy Week. (photo: Unknown)

Sub Lieutenant Ben Walker and LEUT Martin Driver collecting for Legacy Week.

Approximatley 60 sailors and officers of Sydney base, HMAS Watson volunteered throughout the recent Legacy Week to raise funds and awareness for the charity that supports Defence families.

Working-up alongside in scenario

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)

Sailors from HMAS Arunta conduct Brocco thermal lance training during a damage control exercise onboard Arunta.   (photo: LSIS Bradley Darvill)

Sailors from HMAS Arunta conduct Brocco thermal lance training during a damage control exercise onboard Arunta.

The crew from HMAS Arunta made gains by sitting still recently when the ship took part in a simulation exercise alongside.

Sea Training Group embraces innovation and technology

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (author)

Sea Training Group's Warrant Officer Marcus Bent enters performance information into an electronic tablet during a damage control exercise onboard HMAS Arunta as part of Exercise STRONGBACK SIM.  (photo: LSIS Bradley Darvill)

Sea Training Group's Warrant Officer Marcus Bent enters performance information into an electronic tablet during a damage control exercise onboard HMAS Arunta as part of Exercise STRONGBACK SIM.

Pads and pens may soon be a thing of the past for Sea Training Group as Navy’s primary collective training provider embraces technology and innovation to ensure ships are ready for operational deployment.

Watson Chapel gets an organ transplant

This article has photo gallery Published on by ABML-C Steven Bruni (author), SMNML-SC Craig Walton (photographer), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)

The new organ at the HMAS Watson Memorial Naval Chapel of St George the Martyr, replacing the old organ that had blessed the chapel with its music for the previous decade. (photo: SMNML-SC Craig Walton)

The new organ at the HMAS Watson Memorial Naval Chapel of St George the Martyr, replacing the old organ that had blessed the chapel with its music for the previous decade.

The electronic organ at HMAS Watson Chapel has played at many of the 3000 weddings, baptisms and funerals held at the historic building, but it played its final note this month.