Topic: Fleet Base East
Published on by Department of Defence (author), ABCSO Steven Thomson (photographer), LSIS Peter Thompson (photographer)
The dry dock at Garden Island in Sydney Harbour is one of Defence’s oldest pieces of infrastructure. So what happens there?
Published on by Department of Defence (author), ABML-SC Craig Walton (photographer)
HMAS Newcastle has returned to her home port of Fleet Base East, Garden Island, Sydney, following a six month deployment to the Middle East region.
Twelve former Commanding Officers have sailed onboard Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Darwin today as she transited through Sydney Heads into her home port for the last time.
It was a marriage made in...Fleet Base East recently, when Navy’s most sophisticated helicopter partnered with Navy’s most potent and capable warship.
A 20-foot shipping container on the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, helps the Australian Navy run one of the world’s few remaining shore-to-sea live firing training sites.
HMAS Hobart has “slipped her lines” and set sail for the first time since commissioning on 23 September 2017.
HMAS Warramunga and her ship’s company of 190 has departed Fleet Base East at Garden Island, Sydney for maritime security operations in the Middle East.
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.
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.
For one well-travelled HMAS Hobart stoker, there’s a sense of déjà vu in the new destroyer.