Topic: HMAS Darwin (F04)
In the middle an intense training and systems check period, HMAS Darwin slipped into the Brisbane River and berthed across from Navy’s home in southern Queensland, HMAS Moreton.
In her final year of service, members of HMAS Darwin’s ship’s company have seized the opportunity to reinforce links with her namesake city.
Two AK-47s seized by the Royal Australian Navy during Operation MANITOU were presented to the Australian War Memorial to maintain the historic record of Defence’s contributions in the Middle East.
Published on by RNZN Lieutenant Rowan Bagot (author), LSEW Nathan Streeter (photographer)
More than 50 Australian Navy Cadets and staff experienced HMAS Darwin’s capability first hand when the group visited the warship alongside Garden Island, Sydney recently.
One commissioning lady has taken more than a passing interest in her ship over three decades since she smashed a bottle of champagne against the hull of a newly commissioned warship.