Section: Fleet

Volleyball with Vietnam People’s Navy a big hit

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Richard Carter (author), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer)

Members of HMA Ships Toowoomba and Success play a friendly game of volleyball against the Vietnamese Navy team during a visit to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam during their 2018 South East Asia Deployment. (photo: ABIS Steven Thomson)

Members of HMA Ships Toowoomba and Success play a friendly game of volleyball against the Vietnamese Navy team during a visit to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam during their 2018 South East Asia Deployment.

Navy people from Vietnam and Australia have met for a friendly match on the volleyball court during the RAN’s South East Asia Deployment.

 

Anzac Day in Singapore a moving experience

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Dallas Gray (author), AB Rye Huckel (photographer)

HMAS Success sailors form a Catafalque Party at the Anzac Day Dawn Service held at Kranji War Cemetery in Singapore. (photo: Unknown)

HMAS Success sailors form a Catafalque Party at the Anzac Day Dawn Service held at Kranji War Cemetery in Singapore.

A team from HMAS Success has attended the Anzac Day Dawn Service at Singapore’s Kranji War Cemetery as part of their deployment to South East Asia.

 

Deployed Navy personnel commemorate Anzac Day abroad

This article has photo gallery Published on by SBLT Max Logan (author), LSIS Kayla Jackson (photographer), Unknown (photographer)

Members of the catafalque party stand to attention as pipers pipe 'Flowers of the Forest' during an Anzac Day Dawn Service at Hellfire Pass, Thailand. (photo: LSIS Kayla Jackson)

Members of the catafalque party stand to attention as pipers pipe 'Flowers of the Forest' during an Anzac Day Dawn Service at Hellfire Pass, Thailand.

Navy people currently deployed to South East Asia have represented the RAN, ADF and Australia at three special Anzac Day services in Thailand.

 

HMAS Newcastle attacks Individual Readiness requirements at sea

Published on by LCDR Fiona Southwood (author), Unknown (photographer)

HMAS Newcastle's Dental Team, Lieutenant Max Banayar and Able Seaman Dental Laura Rudken, tend to a patient, Able Seaman Lachlan Stevenson, while on transit to HMAS Stirling, Western Australia. (photo: Unknown)

HMAS Newcastle's Dental Team, Lieutenant Max Banayar and Able Seaman Dental Laura Rudken, tend to a patient, Able Seaman Lachlan Stevenson, while on transit to HMAS Stirling, Western Australia.

Faced with a number of changes to the ship’s program and to ensure that personnel are fit to fight, HMAS Newcastle has explored alternate options of how to address Individual Readiness shortfalls. Thinking out of the box has allowed a problem to become a challenge and from there, solutions were developed.

 

Shoring relationships between Navies

Published on by SBLT Andrew Murphy (author), Unknown (photographer)

Members of HMA Ships Launceston and Broome instruct a group of young Timorese sailors in the basics of shoring and pipe repair, during their visit to the East Timorese Naval Establishment in Port Hera, Timor-Leste. (photo: Unknown)

Members of HMA Ships Launceston and Broome instruct a group of young Timorese sailors in the basics of shoring and pipe repair, during their visit to the East Timorese Naval Establishment in Port Hera, Timor-Leste.

Continuing its commitment to assisting regional naval forces in developing their capabilities, members of HMA Ships Launceston and Broome have paid a visit to the East Timorese Naval Establishment in Port Hera, Timor-Leste.

 

HMAS Vampire remembered

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author)

A catafalque party from HMAS Cerberus 'rest on arms' in the Sanctuary at the Shrine of Remembrance in Melbourne, during a service to commemorate the sinking of HMAS Vampire. (photo: ABIS Bonny Gassner)

A catafalque party from HMAS Cerberus 'rest on arms' in the Sanctuary at the Shrine of Remembrance in Melbourne, during a service to commemorate the sinking of HMAS Vampire.

The sinking of HMAS Vampire (I) and the loss of nine of her crew has been commemorated during a small ceremony at the Shrine of Remembrance in Melbourne.

Outstanding North Queensland Navy people celebrated

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Des Paroz (author), LSIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)

Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead, AM, RAN, presents the Sarawak Shield to Commanding Officer of Hydrographic Ship Blue Crew, Lieutenant Commander Dean Battilana, RAN, during his visit to HMAS Cairns. (photo: LSIS Nicolas Gonzalez)

Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead, AM, RAN, presents the Sarawak Shield to Commanding Officer of Hydrographic Ship Blue Crew, Lieutenant Commander Dean Battilana, RAN, during his visit to HMAS Cairns.

Cairns-based Royal Australian Navy officers, sailors and units have been recognised for excellence at a series of ceremonies in the top end.

 

Blue Crew shines in Cairns

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Des Paroz (author), LSIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)

His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales speaks to Able Seaman Hydrographic Systems Operator Jessica Parsons onboard HMAS Leeuwin in Cairns. (photo: LSIS Nicolas Gonzalez)

His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales speaks to Able Seaman Hydrographic Systems Operator Jessica Parsons onboard HMAS Leeuwin in Cairns.

Personnel of Hydrographic Ship Blue Crew have become the first hydrographic unit to be awarded The Duke of Gloucester’s Cup.

Visit by Chief of Naval Staff of the Indonesian Navy

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Andrew Ragless (author), ABIS Kieran Dempsey (photographer)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett (right) presents a didgeridoo, an Indigenous Australian wind instrument, to Chief of Naval Staff of the Indonesian Navy, Admiral Ade Supandi at Fleet Headquarters in Sydney. (photo: ABIS Kieran Dempsey)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett (right) presents a didgeridoo, an Indigenous Australian wind instrument, to Chief of Naval Staff of the Indonesian Navy, Admiral Ade Supandi at Fleet Headquarters in Sydney.

Australia’s close maritime relationship with Indonesia was highlighted recently, with the country’s Chief of Navy, Admiral Ade Supandi paying a visit to Sydney.

HMAS Adelaide evacuates new Recruits

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), LSIS Nina Fogliani (photographer)

Two LHD Landing Craft transport recruits role-playing as civilian evacuees from the HMAS Cerberus wharf to HMAS Adelaide in Westernport Bay. (photo: LSIS Nina Fogliani)

Two LHD Landing Craft transport recruits role-playing as civilian evacuees from the HMAS Cerberus wharf to HMAS Adelaide in Westernport Bay.

HMAS Adelaide has successfully embarked a large number of recruits from Royal Australian Navy Recruit School, HMAS Cerberus in Victoria as part of a civilian evacuation exercise.