Topic: HMAS Hobart (D39)
The man given the responsibility of commanding Navy’s new destroyer says it is an honour to be in command of a ship that shares her name with a rich history of operational service and excellence.
Chief Petty Officer Combat Systems Manager Brenden Smart followed his older brother into the Navy is now one of the seasoned veterans helping bring Navy’s newest ship into service.
For one well-travelled HMAS Hobart stoker, there’s a sense of déjà vu in the new destroyer.
The crew of the new destroyer, HMAS Hobart will be well-fed and need lots of physical exercise if Able Seaman Maritime Logisitics - Chef Morgan Douglas, has anything to do with it.
His Royal Highness, Prince Andrew, the Duke of York had an important message for the men and women of the Royal Australian Navy during a recent visit to Australia.