Published on by Mr Andrew Bujdegan (author and photographer)
During his recent visit to Fleet Base West, Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan took the opportunity to spend a few days on board the Royal Australian Navy Collins Class submarine, HMAS Dechaineux.
Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), LS Jayson Tufrey (photographer)
Athletes from two very different sporting arenas came together recently when members of the Western Warriors cricket team spent a few hours with the Australian Invictus Games wheelchair rugby team at HMAS Stirling.
Published on by ABML-SSM Linda Fielmich (author), Unknown (photographer)
At the end of a long and successful deployment, most submariners dream of seeing loved ones, a long hot shower and their own bed - and everyone longs for the luxury of open space. As the only person on board with “room to swing a cat”, HMAS Dechaineux Commanding Officer Commander Dan Sutherland recently decided to share this privilege for one day, for a good cause.
Published on by Department of Defence (author), LSPH Kaye Adams (photographer)
Australian Navy submarine HMAS Dechaineux, has recently joined four Japanese submarines and United States Navy Los Angeles class attack submarine USS Key West in a Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force trilateral exercise in waters south of Japan.
Published on by LEUT Will Singer (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)
A group of 12 students from Comet Bay College in Secret Harbour, Western Australia, have presented hand-made laundry bags to sailors at local base, HMAS Stirling as a token of appreciation for their service.