N-Class Destroyer HMAS Nizam (G38). Image scanned from the Navy Historic Archive.
The officers and sailors of Navy’s Second World War N-Class Destroyers were remembered recently at an annual memorial in the Western Australian town of Augusta.
Members of the public cross the gangway of the Royal Australian Navy Ship HMAS Choules during a public open day in Hobart, Tasmania.
Choules spent a busy weekend in Hobart, proudly representing the Royal Australian Navy as the Flag Ship for the Royal Hobart Regatta and opening her gangway to the public.
Chief of the Australian Defence Force, General Angus Campbell, AO, DSC, addresses guests during the commissioning ceremony for Guardian class Patrol Boat HMPNGS Ted Diro in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.
The Papua New Guinea Defence Force celebrated the commissioning of the first Guardian class Patrol Boat, HMPNGS
Ted Diro, on Friday 1 February.
February 11, 2019 by Royal Australian Navy (author), LSIS James McDougall (photographer)
Minister for Defence, the Hon Christopher Pyne, MP (left), Australian Prime Minister, the Hon Scott Morrison, MP (centre), and French Minister for the Armed Forces, Madame Florence Parly, sign the Strategic Partnering Agreement for the Future Submarine Program during a ceremony held at Russell Offices, Canberra.
The Australian Government today ratified a Strategic Partnering Agreement with the French shipbuilding company Naval Group that will see 12 regionally superior submarines designed and built in Australia for the Royal Australian Navy as part of the Future Submarine Program.
Mrs Pamela King stands beside the recently unveiled plaque honouring her son the late Commander Lachlan King at his Memorial Garden at HMAS Moreton on the Brisbane River.
The Ship’s Company of HMAS
Moreton gathered on the banks of the Brisbane River with dignitaries, veterans, friends and family on Wednesday 30 January, to observe a morning of significant events.
Commanding Officer HMAS Coonawarra, Commander Darren Rushworth, RAN, speaks about the sinking of HMAS Patricia Cam and attack upon the survivors by Japanese forces in 1943, during a memorial service at HMAS Coonawarra in Darwin, NT.
Commander Navy Shore Force, Captain Stephen Bowater recently joined Top End Navy members as they paused to commemorate the sinking of HMAS
Patricia Cam and the loss of nine lives.
Published on January 29, 2019 by LEUT Anthony Martin (author), LSIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)
(L-R) Royal Australian Navy Officers Lieutenant Commander Darren Puttock, Lieutenant Commander Adriaan Van Meeteren, Lieutenant Commander Louis Philippe Menard, Lieutenant Commander Dana Wall, and Lieutenant Commander Stephen Wall stand on the flight deck of HMAS Choules after being granted Australian Citizenship during a ceremony held on Sydney Harbour as part of the 2019 Australia Day Celebrations.
Choules on Sydney Harbour proved to be the perfect backdrop to an Australia Day event to be remembered.
The Chief of Navy’s representative, Rear Admiral Colin Lawrence, RAN presents Midshipman Sophie Wheen, RAN with the Chief of Navy prize.
ADFA held its annual Graduation Parade with Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, His Excellency, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK, MC, (Retd) as the Reviewing Officer.
Defence Assistant Secretary Pacific and Timor-Leste, Commodore Stephen Woodall, RAN, addresses the forum attended by Australian and New Zealand maritime advisors to Pacific nations.
Australian and New Zealand Navy members who provide advice and support to Pacific island nations operating patrol boats donated by Australia have attended a successful conference.
The ‘Naval Group’ yacht participating in the Sydney to Hobart qualifying race ‘Bird Island Race’ where it placed fourth.
Three Royal Australian Navy personnel will be among the French-Australian crew of the 70 foot yacht ‘Naval Group’ entry in the 74th annual Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race.