Topic: HMAS Canberra (L02)

NUSHIP Canberra personnel learn to operate Navy’s new landing craft in Spain

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Emily Kennedy (author), LCDR Michael Nipperess (author and photographer)

NUSHIP Canberra's Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Michael Hines manoeuvres an Landing Craft Medium 1E (LCM1E) into ESPS Castilla, a Landing Platform Dock, as part of the LCM1E course run by the Spanish Armada at the LCM1E School in Cadiz, Spain. (photo: LCDR Michael Nipperess)

NUSHIP Canberra's Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Michael Hines manoeuvres an Landing Craft Medium 1E (LCM1E) into ESPS Castilla, a Landing Platform Dock, as part of the LCM1E course run by the Spanish Armada at the LCM1E School in Cadiz, Spain.

Fifteen Navy personnel returned from Spain today after completing a seven week course to learn how to drive and operate the Navy’s new Landing Craft Mechanical 1E (LCM1E). The Spanish Armada LCM1E School based in Cadiz ran the course for 11 members of NUSHIP Canberra along with external agency translators and future Australian Navy LCM1E Instructors.

NUSHIP Canberra passes first harbour acceptance trial in Australia

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Emily Kennedy (author), Mary-Anne Lane (photographer)

A Mack Heavy Recovery Vehicle embarks in forward side ramp door of NUSHIP Canberra. (photo: Mary-Anne Lane)

A Mack Heavy Recovery Vehicle embarks in forward side ramp door of NUSHIP Canberra.

Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO) has successfully completed a vehicle load trial on NUSHIP Canberra in the first Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) Harbour Acceptance Trial to be done in Australia.

NUSHIP Canberra aviation team prepares to be first of class

Published on by LEUT Emily Kennedy (author), CMDR Paul Moggach (photographer)

Members of NUSHIP Canberra and HMS Illustrious' Air Departments in the Flying Control room of HMS Illustrious. (photo: CMDR Paul Moggach)

Members of NUSHIP Canberra and HMS Illustrious' Air Departments in the Flying Control room of HMS Illustrious.

The Air Department in the Royal Australian Navy’s first Landing Helicopter Dock ship, NUSHIP Canberra, has taken another step towards achieving operational capability following a period with the Royal Navy developing multi-spot helicopter operating procedures.

NUSHIP meets a new ship

Published on by Mr Pup Elliott (author), LSIS Dove Smithett (photographer)

HMS Daring alongside NUSHIP Canberra at Williamstown Dockyard, Victoria.  (photo: ABIS Dove Smithett)

HMS Daring alongside NUSHIP Canberra at Williamstown Dockyard, Victoria.

The Royal Navy ship HMS Daring has pulled alongside NUSHIP Canberra in Melbourne, providing the city with an impressive backdrop of the worlds most modern warships.

Canberra Vikings quietly confident in regional race

Published on by LEUT Emily Kennedy (author), POET Luke Porter (photographer)

Able Seaman Electronic Technician Marcus Hinkley from NUSHIP Canberra fine tuning the fire control system that the team built to compete in the 2013 Navy Engineering Challenge. (photo: POET Luke Porter)

Able Seaman Electronic Technician Marcus Hinkley from NUSHIP Canberra fine tuning the fire control system that the team built to compete in the 2013 Navy Engineering Challenge.

NUSHIP Canberra’s team of electronic technicians have submitted their fire control system, built from scratch, for judging as part of the Fleet Base East regional Navy Engineering Challenge.

Canberra command team gets first taste of driving an LHD

Published on by POIS Paul Berry (author and photographer)

Executive Officer NUSHIP Canberra, CMDR Jonathan Earley (seated), Navigating Officer, LCDR Calvin Johnson (standing) and Port Ash facilitator, John Ryan, hone their LHD ship-handling skills on NUSHIP Assault. (photo: POIS Paul Berry)

Executive Officer NUSHIP Canberra, CMDR Jonathan Earley (seated), Navigating Officer, LCDR Calvin Johnson (standing) and Port Ash facilitator, John Ryan, hone their LHD ship-handling skills on NUSHIP Assault.

NUSHIP Canberra's Command Team have had their first taste of raw LHD ship-handling, albeit at 1:20 scale.

NUSHIP Canberra contributes to Australia’s Federation Guard duties

Published on by LEUT Emily Kennedy (author), LACW Casey Gaul (photographer)

Australia's Federation Guard form a Royal Guard for the opening of the The Royal Queensland Show. (photo: LACW Casey Gaul)

Australia's Federation Guard form a Royal Guard for the opening of the The Royal Queensland Show.

A team of 16 people from NUSHIP Canberra augmented the Australia's Federation Guard (AFG) for two high profile activities last month.

Rugby raises funds for Canberra hospital

Published on by LEUT Emily Kennedy (author), POIS Kelvin Hockey (photographer)

(L-R) Mr Dom Mammoliti (iCognition), Dr Tim McDonald (Canberra Hospital), CAPT Jonathan Sadlier (CO NUSHIP Canberra), PatCH the Platypus and Mr John Hillier (ACT Veterans Rugby) at the cheque presentation. (photo: POIS Kelvin Hockey)

(L-R) Mr Dom Mammoliti (iCognition), Dr Tim McDonald (Canberra Hospital), CAPT Jonathan Sadlier (CO NUSHIP Canberra), PatCH the Platypus and Mr John Hillier (ACT Veterans Rugby) at the cheque presentation.

NUSHIP Canberra personnel visited Paediatrics at the Canberra Hospital (PatCH) on 16 September 2013 to join the ACT Veterans Rugby Club in presenting to the PatCH Foundation a $1000 donation from local Canberra based company iCognition.

NUSHIP Canberra people do their bit to boost numbers

Published on by LEUT Emily Kennedy (author), ABIS Jesse Rhynard (photographer)

(From left) LSML-S Alister Harrison, SMNBM Dylan Carew, ABCSO Chris Carrick and LEUT Emily Kennedy from NUSHIP Canberra after donating blood, at the Red Cross Blood Donor Centre, Sydney. (photo: ABIS Jesse Rhynard)

(From left) LSML-S Alister Harrison, SMNBM Dylan Carew, ABCSO Chris Carrick and LEUT Emily Kennedy from NUSHIP Canberra after donating blood, at the Red Cross Blood Donor Centre, Sydney.

With the Ambassador for this year’s Defence Blood Challenge, Petty Officer Cartrena Skinner, being part of NUSHIP Canberra’s ship’s company, personnel are well versed on the importance of donating blood.

NUSHIP Canberra personnel learn more about Spanish connections

Published on by LEUT Emily Kennedy (author), LSIS Peter Thompson (photographer)

CO NUSHIP Canberra, CAPT Jonathon Sadleir addresses a contingent of ship's company from SPS Cantabria, NUSHIP Canberra, members of the public and the Australian-Spanish community during a lecture series hosted by the Sydney Cervantes Institute. (photo: LSIS Peter Thompson)

CO NUSHIP Canberra, CAPT Jonathon Sadleir addresses a contingent of ship's company from SPS Cantabria, NUSHIP Canberra, members of the public and the Australian-Spanish community during a lecture series hosted by the Sydney Cervantes Institute.

A group of personnel from NUSHIP Canberra have been treated to a lesson in Spanish exploration during a special lecture hosted by the Sydney Cervantes Institute.