Royal Australian Navy Boatswains Mate, Seaman Callum McKenzie prepares to pass securing lines, as an Australian Army LCM8 landing craft enters the well dock of HMAS Choules in Townsville, Queensland.
Choules has deployed on a month long activity focused on conducting maritime and land training activities with Australia’s regional partners in the Southwest Pacific.
Australian Navy Cadets watch from the Helicopter Control Station as a EC135 helicopter lands on the flight deck of MV Sycamore.
As the new year began, the Royal Australian Navy’s multi-role aviation training vessel MV
Sycamore was setting a course for the future, preparing for a big year of training the next generations of officers and sailors.
HMA Ships Canberra (left) and Success depart Sydney Harbour to commence a four month deployment conducting international engagement exercises including.
Navy’s tempo has increased this month, marking the start of a busy year for the Fleet with more than 20 ships and over 2000 sailors at sea.
Members of HMAS Gascoyne’s Ship’s Company conduct mine warfare serials.
In their first week at sea in 2019, the new Commanding Officer of HMAS
Gascoyne and his Ship’s Company hosted the newest officers of the Mine Warfare community for their final sea assessment week.
Captain Brian Delamont, RAN (left) hands Command of HMAS Stirling to Captain Ainsley Morthorpe, CSM, RAN (right). As part of the handover ceremony, the two Captains exchanged a weight, symbolising the 'weight of command'.
Stirling has had a change at the top as former Commanding Officer Captain Brian Delamont handed over the reins of Navy’s largest base to Captain Ainsley Morthorpe on the first day of February.
The 1922 classic yacht Mistral II onboard the Royal Australian Navy Landing Ship Dock HMAS Choules, alongside Hobart, Tasmania.
Choules has delivered veteran Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race vessel Mistral II (1922) to Hobart.
The outgoing Commander of HMAS Moreton CAPT Mark McConnell, OAM, RANR, receives the 2018 Governor’s Cup from his Excellency, the Honourable Paul de Jersey, AC, Governor of Queensland.
Moreton played host to His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey, AC, Governor of Queensland last week, during a gathering of dignitaries, veterans, friends and family.
File image: Reviewing Officer, Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN, with graduating members of General Entry 367 Emms Division on the Recruit School Parade Ground, HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.
Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Mike Noonan says Navy will take on a different focus in the coming months with improvements in the personnel space as well as a stronger regional presence in 2019.
Published on February 04, 2019 by CPOCISSM Anthony O’Riley (author), LSIS Richard Cordell (photographer)
Able Seaman Communications and Information Systems Submarine sailors Madalynne Currell, Mitchell Jones (right) and Bradley Webber all took part in the Industry Outplacement Program.
Last year was a revolutionary one for the Royal Australian Navy in the field of submarine communications.
January 30, 2019 by LEUT Danielle Brodie (author), POIS Lee-Anne Cooper (photographer), LSIS Kayla Jackson (photographer)
The largest Royal Australian Navy intake of Junior Officers on their first day at HMAS Creswell.
The largest Royal Australian Navy intake of Junior Officers commenced initial military training at the Royal Australian Naval College this week.