Topic: HMAS Hobart (D39)
It was a marriage made in...Fleet Base East recently, when Navy’s most sophisticated helicopter partnered with Navy’s most potent and capable warship.
As well as having some of the most advanced weapons systems available, Navy’s newest ship HMAS Hobart boasts a range of assets that help make it a formidable warfighting unit.
HMAS Hobart has “slipped her lines” and set sail for the first time since commissioning on 23 September 2017.
The man given the responsibility of commanding Navy’s new destroyer says it is an honour to be in command of a ship that shares her name with a rich history of operational service and excellence.
As destroyer HMAS Hobart headed out on her first sea time as a commissioned warship, there was an atmosphere of anticipation in the salty air – as the ship’s company got to see what she can do.
Chief Petty Officer Combat Systems Manager Brenden Smart followed his older brother into the Navy is now one of the seasoned veterans helping bring Navy’s newest ship into service.
The crew of the new destroyer, HMAS Hobart will be well-fed and need lots of physical exercise if Able Seaman Maritime Logisitics - Chef Morgan Douglas, has anything to do with it.
For one well-travelled HMAS Hobart stoker, there’s a sense of déjà vu in the new destroyer.
His Royal Highness, Prince Andrew, the Duke of York had an important message for the men and women of the Royal Australian Navy during a recent visit to Australia.
Published on by Department of Defence (author), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)
With a zealous crowd and great fanfare, the guided missile destroyer HMAS Hobart was commissioned in to the Royal Australian Navy fleet in a formal ceremony at Garden Island in Sydney today.