Published on by LEUT Will Singer (author), Unknown (photographer)
A Navy ship has received a ‘Silver Award’ from the Department of Fire and Emergency Services Volunteer Employer Recognition Awards held at Government House in Perth - acknowledging the important contribution provided to the community.
Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), LSIS Lee-Anne Mack (photographer)
Excited friends and family of the 191 men and women onboard HMAS Perth waved from the wharf as the frigate pulled alongside after six months away from home undertaking patrols of thr Middle East as part of Operation MANITOU.
Published on by WO2 Andrew Hetherington (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)
A medic is an essential sailor on a Navy ship heading out on an operational deployment. There is no floating hospital in the middle of an ocean to assist sailors, nor is there an ambulance. There is only a helicopter to take people back to land.
Published on by LEUT Andrew Petrie (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)
Creating one of the most unusual sights of her deployment, HMAS Perth's 5-inch gun, harpoon anti-ship missile launchers and forecastle were all draped in hand-made quilts while alongside in Muscat, Oman recently.
Published on by LCDR Adam Cooper (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)
HMAS Perth’s Operations Officer, Principal Warfare Officer, Lieutenant Commander Oliver (Olly) Nokes has been commended by Commander Joint Task Force 633, Air Vice Marshall Tim Innes during the ship’s final hours alongside in Muscat, Oman.