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Illegal foreign fishing vessels apprehended

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Royal Australian Navy patrol boat HMAS Wollongong has assisted in the apprehension of two foreign fishing vessels, believed to be Vietnamese, in waters off far North Queensland for suspected illegal fishing on 21 June near Dianne Bank. File Image (photo: Leading Seaman Andrew Dakin)

Royal Australian Navy patrol boat HMAS Wollongong has assisted in the apprehension of two foreign fishing vessels, believed to be Vietnamese, in waters off far North Queensland for suspected illegal fishing on 21 June near Dianne Bank. File Image

Royal Australian Navy patrol boat HMAS Wollongong has assisted in the apprehension of two foreign fishing vessels, believed to be Vietnamese, in waters off far North Queensland for suspected illegal fishing on 21 June near Dianne Bank.

Navy begins shift to task groups

This article has photo gallery Published on by LSIS Helen Frank (author), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer)

HMA Ships Canberra, Ballarat and Success along with HMNZS Te Kaha operate together off the Queensland coast with the aim of strengthening Task Group operating procedures.  (photo: ABIS Steven Thomson)

HMA Ships Canberra, Ballarat and Success along with HMNZS Te Kaha operate together off the Queensland coast with the aim of strengthening Task Group operating procedures.

HMA Ships Canberra, Ballarat and Success have deployed with the Royal
New Zealand Navy's HMNZS Te Kaha, to take part in Navy's first task
group certification.

Young Endeavour visits Gladstone

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The Royal Australian Navy operated Sail Training Ship (STS) Young Endeavour.  (photo: UNKNOWN)

The Royal Australian Navy operated Sail Training Ship (STS) Young Endeavour.

Sail Training Ship Young Endeavour will arrive at Gladstone on 26 June, crewed by 24 youth from across Australia. 

HMAS Adelaide arrives in Adelaide to launch Exercise Hamel 2016

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ben Robinson (author), POIS Paul McCallum (photographer)

HMAS Adelaide III has marked her first visit to the city of Adelaide by delivering vehicles and personnel for the Australian Army�s Exercise HAMEL 2016.  (photo: POIS Paul McCallum)

HMAS Adelaide III has marked her first visit to the city of Adelaide by delivering vehicles and personnel for the Australian Army�s Exercise HAMEL 2016.

HMAS Adelaide III has marked her first visit to the city of Adelaide by delivering vehicles and personnel for the Australian Army’s Exercise HAMEL 2016.

Forces Unite in HMAS Adelaide

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A Lone United States Marine from the Marine Rotational Force - Darwin stands at the the bottom of the gangway of HMAS Adelaide before embarkation.  (photo: LSIS James Whittle)

A Lone United States Marine from the Marine Rotational Force - Darwin stands at the the bottom of the gangway of HMAS Adelaide before embarkation.

Over 600 personnel from four military services have joined the Royal Australian Navy’s amphibious ship, HMAS Adelaide for a transit from Brisbane to Adelaide in preparation for Exercise HAMEL 2016.

Adelaide excels in tri-service exercise

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Royal Australian Navy sailor Leading Seaman Brook directs an MRH-90 helicopter during take off from HMAS Adelaide, off the north Queensland coast, during Exercise Sea Explorer 2016 on 27 May 2016.  (photo: CPL Kyle Genner)

Royal Australian Navy sailor Leading Seaman Brook directs an MRH-90 helicopter during take off from HMAS Adelaide, off the north Queensland coast, during Exercise Sea Explorer 2016 on 27 May 2016.

HMAS Adelaide has completed Exercise SEA EXPLORER off the North Queensland coast, continuing her integration into the Amphibious Ready Element.

Gascoyne discovers plane wreckage

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HMAS GASCOYNE

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HMAS GASCOYNE

The Commanding Officer of HMAS Gascoyne has praised his crew for their role in finding a plane which crashed off the coast of Byron Bay, New South Wales, nearly two months ago.

Galley duty: From hospital to hospitality

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Corporal Mark Lamb is seen  'working the line' in the ships galley aboard USNS Mercy during 'Volunteer' night while underway across the Pacific Ocean.  (photo: SGT Pete Gammie)

Corporal Mark Lamb is seen 'working the line' in the ships galley aboard USNS Mercy during 'Volunteer' night while underway across the Pacific Ocean.

The call to duty on Exercise PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP took a slightly different path when members of the Australian contingent volunteered to work in the ship’s galley, mess and scullery as part of the volunteer program aboard the hospital ship USNS Mercy.

Perth patrols North West Shelf

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HMAS Perth sails through the oil rigs located in the North West Shelf off the coast of Western Australia.  (photo: ABIS Richard Cordell)

HMAS Perth sails through the oil rigs located in the North West Shelf off the coast of Western Australia.

On passage to the Middle East for duties as part of Operation MANITOU, Anzac class frigate, HMAS Perth has conducted a security patrol of Western Australia’s North West Shelf. 

Navy's newest officers get a taste for life at sea

Published on by LEUT Todd Fitzgerald (author), POIS Paul McCallum (photographer)

New Entry Officer Course trainee Midshipman Samuel Ross takes in the view as HMAS Adelaide arrives in Townsville. (photo: POIS Paul McCallum)

New Entry Officer Course trainee Midshipman Samuel Ross takes in the view as HMAS Adelaide arrives in Townsville.

More than 100 trainee officers experienced life at sea on a warship for the first time when they joined HMAS Adelaide for her journey from Sydney to Townsville recently.