Topic: HMAS Darwin (F04)

Homecoming for Anzac Captain

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Andrew Ragless (author), LSIS James Whittle (photographer)

Commanding Officer, HMAS Darwin, Commander Phillip Henry pictured on the forecastle of the Royal Australian Navy guided missile frigate during passage to Auckland, New Zealand for the Royal New Zealand Navy's 75th Anniversary International Naval Review. (photo: LSIS James Whittle)

Commanding Officer, HMAS Darwin, Commander Phillip Henry pictured on the forecastle of the Royal Australian Navy guided missile frigate during passage to Auckland, New Zealand for the Royal New Zealand Navy's 75th Anniversary International Naval Review.

As the warships from more than 15 navies far and wide descend on Auckland, the arrival of one will also represent a special and long awaited homecoming.

HMAS Darwin giving back

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Leading Seaman Combat Systems Operator Joshua Scanlon presents a cheque to Mr Alex Green from the Sir David Martin Foundation (photo: Unknown)

Leading Seaman Combat Systems Operator Joshua Scanlon presents a cheque to Mr Alex Green from the Sir David Martin Foundation

More than $36,000 was presented to worthy charities as a result of HMAS Darwin’s fundraising efforts during the frigate's recent Operation MANITOU deployment.

Darwin personnel selected for leadership forum

Published on by MIDN Thomas Watson (author), Unknown (photographer)

Petty Officer Electronics Technician Troy Stephenson and Chief Petty Officer
Boatswains Mate David Bowden in front of HMAS Darwin. (photo: Unknown)

Petty Officer Electronics Technician Troy Stephenson and Chief Petty Officer Boatswains Mate David Bowden in front of HMAS Darwin.

Three members of the ship's company of HMAS Darwin were selected to take part in the second Chief of Defence Force Leadership Forum held in Canberra recently.

Maintenance period for Darwin

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Leading Seaman Marine Technician Adam Hornell participates in HMAS Darwin's 30th Intermediate Maintenance Availability (IMAV) period alongside Fleet Base East in Sydney. (photo: )

Leading Seaman Marine Technician Adam Hornell participates in HMAS Darwin's 30th Intermediate Maintenance Availability (IMAV) period alongside Fleet Base East in Sydney.

Hot off the heels of her successful Middle East deployment, HMAS Darwin has entered her 30th Intermediate Maintenance Availability period.

Personnel exchanges promote regional cooperation

This article has photo gallery Published on by LSIS Jayson Tufrey (author and photographer)

From left, Midshipmen Kosbi Koyati, from PNG Navy, and Thomas Icke, RAN compare notes on chart work aboard Her Majesty's Papua New Guinean Ship (HMPNGS) Moresby, during Exercise Kakadu 2016. (photo: LSIS Jayson Tufrey)

From left, Midshipmen Kosbi Koyati, from PNG Navy, and Thomas Icke, RAN compare notes on chart work aboard Her Majesty's Papua New Guinean Ship (HMPNGS) Moresby, during Exercise Kakadu 2016.

Two Midshipmen, one from Australia and one from Papua New Guinea, discovered they have a lot in common during Exercise KAKADU.

Anzac ties strengthened on sporting field

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Royal New Zealand Navy sailor, Able Seaman Combat Specialist Kyle Butcher, playing for HMAS Choules, makes a break for the try line during a game of touch rugby against HMAS Darwin, at Fleet Base East, Sydney. (photo: LSIS Peter Thompson)

Royal New Zealand Navy sailor, Able Seaman Combat Specialist Kyle Butcher, playing for HMAS Choules, makes a break for the try line during a game of touch rugby against HMAS Darwin, at Fleet Base East, Sydney.

While day-to-day Anzac friendships remain strong between the nations of Australia and New Zealand, on the sporting field it is war.

Cadets onboard for trip of a lifetime

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Warrant Officer Timothy Brading shows TS Darwin cadets how to use the fire fighting equipment onboard HMAS Darwin during a sea phase from Singapore to Darwin. (photo: ABIS Sarah Ebsworth)

Warrant Officer Timothy Brading shows TS Darwin cadets how to use the fire fighting equipment onboard HMAS Darwin during a sea phase from Singapore to Darwin.

Six Australian Navy Cadets joined HMAS Darwin in Singapore for the warship’s return to Australia after a seven month deployment to the Middle East. 

Chief visits Darwin in Vizag

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Lieutenant Commander Mathew O'Loughlin,  onboard HMAS Darwin during the Indian International Fleet Review in Visakhapatnam, India.  (photo: ABIS Sarah Ebsworth)

Lieutenant Commander Mathew O'Loughlin, onboard HMAS Darwin during the Indian International Fleet Review in Visakhapatnam, India.

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, has had a taste of home in Visakhapatnam this week, visiting HMAS Darwin where she participated in the Indian Navy’s International Fleet Review.

Nations gather for Indian Fleet Review

Published on by LCDR Jason O'Gorman (author), ABIS Sarah Ebsworth (photographer)

HMAS Darwin arrives at the Indian International Fleet Review. (photo: ABIS Sarah Ebsworth)

HMAS Darwin arrives at the Indian International Fleet Review.

The Royal Australian Navy is taking its place on the world stage, joining 90 vessels representing 24 countries for India’s International Fleet Review.

HMAS Darwin's 'Battlecat' exercises with Japanese Navy

Published on by LCDR Jason O'Gorman (author)

HMAS Darwin and the Japanese Destroyer Matsuyuki conducted a helicopter exchange exercise in the Bay of Bengal last week. (photo: Unknown)

HMAS Darwin and the Japanese Destroyer Matsuyuki conducted a helicopter exchange exercise in the Bay of Bengal last week.

Navy has continued to build relationships with Pacific partners by conducting helicopter exercises with the Japanese Navy.