Topic: HMAS Darwin (F04)
The Navy family has again paused to remember nine Air Force and Navy personnel who lost their lives when helicopter Shark 02 crashed during humanitarian relief operations on the island of Nias, south of Sumatra in 2005.
The Royal Australian Navy has prepared for its role in the 2016 International Fleet Review (IFR) with HMAS Darwin sailing in company in the Bay of Bengal.
HMAS Darwin berthed at Sattahip Naval Base, Thailand recently, to a friendly and musical welcome from her Thai Navy counterparts.
Family members of three HMAS Darwin personnel who grew up in the Torres Strait were welcomed aboard the frigate when she transited the jade blue waters of the Prince of Wales Channel recently.
HMAS Darwin celebrated a significant milestone this week, notching up her one millionth nautical mile the same day as she sailed into her namesake city.
HMAS Darwin has conducted a passage exercise with the Chinese People’s Liberation Army-Navy (PLA-N) Escort Task Group 152 off the coast of Queensland.
In mid-November, three men sailing from Pittwater in Sydney's north to Lord Howe Island ran into trouble, 160 nautical miles north-east of Sydney.
It was a perfect Sydney day on 30 December as Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull joined Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, friends and family at Garden Island, to farewell HMAS Darwin as the ship sailed for the Middle East region.
An unexpected reunion was the result of some keen investigative work, after a decades-old military identification card was found inside a compartment of HMAS Darwin.
HMAS Darwin will be marking White Ribbon Day with a symbolic show of white under their uniforms. Organiser, Sub Lieutenant Thomas Rodgers says it was a simple way to show support for a worthy cause.