Section: Fleet

Adelaide protecting Australia's national interests

Published on by LCDR Stephen Blume (author), LS Daniel Atkins (photographer)

HMAS Adelaide conducts surveillance in vicinity the Bass Strait Oil Rig Restricted Area off the coast of Victoria. (photo: LS Daniel Atkins)

HMAS Adelaide conducts surveillance in vicinity the Bass Strait Oil Rig Restricted Area off the coast of Victoria.

While en route to her namesake city in support of South Australia’s Navy Week celebrations, HMAS Adelaide has taken the opportunity to contribute to the Royal Australian Navy’s border surveillance efforts.

Sun sets on Brisbane’s first night in Brisbane

Published on by LEUT Danielle Brodie (author)

Able Seaman Maritime Logistics – Steward Connie Whaipooti looks out over the Brisbane River from the flight deck of HMAS Brisbane, as the warship is berthed at Hamilton Wharf, Brisbane. (photo: )

Able Seaman Maritime Logistics – Steward Connie Whaipooti looks out over the Brisbane River from the flight deck of HMAS Brisbane, as the warship is berthed at Hamilton Wharf, Brisbane.

In a night steeped in Naval tradition, the flight deck of HMAS Brisbane was transformed as the Commanding Officer welcomed his guest of honour, the Governor of Queensland His Excellency The Honourable Paul de Jersey AC onboard.

HMAS Brisbane (III) arrives in Brisbane for first visit to namesake city

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Alistair Tomlinson (author), LEUT Danielle Brodie (photographer), ABMLS Sittichai Sakonpoonpol (photographer)

Members of ship's company of HMAS Brisbane (III) onboard during the first visit to her namesake city. (photo: LEUT Danielle Brodie)

Members of ship's company of HMAS Brisbane (III) onboard during the first visit to her namesake city.

Australia’s newest warship HMAS Brisbane (III), has arrived at her namesake city for the first time.

Sirius sets out to support the fleet

Published on by LEUT Anthony Martin (author and photographer), ABIS Leo Baumgartner (photographer)

HMAS Sirius departs Sydney after completing a major refurbishment Fleet Base East. (photo: LEUT Anthony Martin)

HMAS Sirius departs Sydney after completing a major refurbishment Fleet Base East.

HMAS Sirius has departed Fleet Base East after a major refurbishment in the Captain Cook graving dock to satisfy Lloyds Register certification and inspection standards.

Hydrographic ships on-task overseas

Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), LSIS Kayla Jackson (photographer)

Navy Clearance Divers from HMAS Diamantina travel towards HMAS Leeuwin in a Rigid-Hulled Inflatable Boat while crossing the Bay of Bengal on the way to Sri Lanka. (photo: LSIS Kayla Jackson)

Navy Clearance Divers from HMAS Diamantina travel towards HMAS Leeuwin in a Rigid-Hulled Inflatable Boat while crossing the Bay of Bengal on the way to Sri Lanka.

When 19 year old Seaman Siobhan von Prott joined the Navy as a Hydrographic Systems Operator in 2018, she expected to spend much of her time at sea charting coastlines within Australian waters.

HMAS Brisbane integrates with Air Force Fifth Generation Fighters

Published on by LEUT Rory Tuit (author), AB Nicholas Raptis (photographer)

L-R: LEUT Joshua Woodward, LEUT Kyle Livingstone and LEUT Rory Tuit from Fleet Fighter Control Element onboard HMAS Brisbane for Exercise DIAMOND SHIELD 2019. (photo: AB Nicholas Raptis)

L-R: LEUT Joshua Woodward, LEUT Kyle Livingstone and LEUT Rory Tuit from Fleet Fighter Control Element onboard HMAS Brisbane for Exercise DIAMOND SHIELD 2019.

Her Majesty’s Australian Ships Brisbane and Melbourne have successfully integrated into Exercise DIAMOND SHIELD, the Royal Australian Air Force’s Tier 1 air defence activity.

At sea repairs keep Leeuwin sailing

Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), LSIS Kayla Jackson (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy Able Seaman Marine Technician Joshua McDonald tightens a bolt on the start-air flange after conducting maintenance on a diesel generator onboard HMAS Leeuwin. (photo: LSIS Kayla Jackson)

Royal Australian Navy Able Seaman Marine Technician Joshua McDonald tightens a bolt on the start-air flange after conducting maintenance on a diesel generator onboard HMAS Leeuwin.

Marine Technicians in HMAS Leeuwin have proved their skills by overhauling one of the ship’s diesel generators while at sea crossing the Bay of Bengal.

Men and women of Moreton put their resilience to the test

Published on by LS Hayden Eyles (author and photographer)

The ship’s company of HMAS Moreton gathers on top of Mount Coolum after a hot climb as part of its annual resilience training activity. (photo: )

The ship’s company of HMAS Moreton gathers on top of Mount Coolum after a hot climb as part of its annual resilience training activity.

The ship’s company of HMAS Moreton have put their resilience to the test in a training activity at the Glass House Mountains, just north of Brisbane.

New Leeuwin crew charts the way

Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), LSIS Kayla Jackson (photographer)

The Sri Lankan Navy Band welcomes HMAS Leeuwin to Ashraaf Wharf in Trincomalee following the ship’s search for HMAS Vampire (I). (photo: )

The Sri Lankan Navy Band welcomes HMAS Leeuwin to Ashraaf Wharf in Trincomalee following the ship’s search for HMAS Vampire (I).

HMAS Leeuwin has achieved a series of significant milestones since her new crew was assembled several months ago – including their first overseas deployment as a ship’s company.

HMAS Melbourne sets sails for final year of service

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Anthony Martin (author), CPOIS Cameron Martin (photographer)

HMAS Melbourne departs Fleet Base East Naval Base to take part in a South East Asia deployment.  (photo: CPOIS Cameron Martin)

HMAS Melbourne departs Fleet Base East Naval Base to take part in a South East Asia deployment.

On a clear autumn afternoon, before a backdrop of Sydney Harbour, HMAS Melbourne departed Fleet Base East this week for a voyage through the Pacific and South East Asian waters.