Topic: HMAS Sirius (A266)

Fleet's support capability gets Sirius boost

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Todd Fitzgerald (author), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)

HMAS Sirius passes the Sydney Opera House to commence her journey back to her home port in Western Australia. (photo: ABIS Bonny Gassner)

HMAS Sirius passes the Sydney Opera House to commence her journey back to her home port in Western Australia.

The Royal Australian Navy’s replenishment capability is operating at capacity once again with HMAS Sirius back in the brine after four months of maintenance at Captain Cook Graving Dock, Garden Island.

Navy’s largest ‘seagoing servo’ changes hands

Published on by SBLT Daniel Atwater (author)

Command of HMAS Sirius was formally handed to Commander Michael Oborn (left) from Commander Darren Grogan last month.  The change of command ceremony took place in Sydney on completion of a busy period at sea and was marked by the formal exchange of a petrol nozzle - befitting command of the Navy's largest

Command of HMAS Sirius was formally handed to Commander Michael Oborn (left) from Commander Darren Grogan last month. The change of command ceremony took place in Sydney on completion of a busy period at sea and was marked by the formal exchange of a petrol nozzle - befitting command of the Navy's largest "seagoing servo".

Command of the Navy’s largest ‘seagoing service station’, HMAS Sirius, was formally handed over from Commander Darren Grogan to Commander Michael Oborn last month.

Returning home from a Sirius adventure

This article has photo gallery Published on by MIDN Jonathan Williams (author), LSML-S Joshua Matthews (photographer)

Sub Lieutenant Nicholas Asara, Midshipman Jon Williams, Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Support Operations and Able Seaman Communication and Information Systems Jessica Gunning line the upper decks as HMAS Sirius prepares to come alongside Fleet Base West. (photo: LSML-S Joshua Matthews)

Sub Lieutenant Nicholas Asara, Midshipman Jon Williams, Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Support Operations and Able Seaman Communication and Information Systems Jessica Gunning line the upper decks as HMAS Sirius prepares to come alongside Fleet Base West.

After deploying in August for South East Asia, HMAS Sirius returned home to Fleet Base West on 13 December to the cheers of family and friends.

Sirius fun for west coast sailor

Published on by LCDR Paul Flynn (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)

Leading Seaman Boatswain's Mate Jabin Roberts on the helm of the fleet replenishment ship HMAS Sirius. (photo: LSIS Bradley Darvill)

Leading Seaman Boatswain's Mate Jabin Roberts on the helm of the fleet replenishment ship HMAS Sirius.

Following his twin brother into the Navy has been a life changing experience for Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Jabin Roberts.

Cadets visit their namesake

This article has photo gallery Published on by CMDR Bruce Eddes (author), LEUT Filiberto Hernandez (photographer)

"The Sons and Daughters of TS Sirius", an association linked to the old RAN Cadet unit TS Sirius, took the opportunity to tour the current HMAS Sirius whilst she was alongside in Sydney in December 2015.

HMAS Sirius had some special visitors for a tour in early December, a group who all have associations with her namesake cadet unit, Training Ship (TS) Sirius.