Topic: Naval Heritage and History
Coordinator of the Canberra Chapter of 5000 Poppies, Ledy Rowe (left) presents Chief of Staff, Navy Strategic Command, Commodore Katherine Richards two wreaths made up of hand crocheted poppies at Russell Offices, Canberra.
Navy members past and present have been thanked for their generosity in commemorating those who died in World War One.
Chief of Navy Australia, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN (centre), Dr Ian Pfennigwerth RAN (Retd), and Mrs Elizabeth Pfennigwerth during the launch of Dr Pfennigwerth’s latest book, 'Bravo Zulu' Volume 2, at the Bonshaw Mess, HMAS Harman, ACT.
Current and former Navy personnel gathered at HMAS
Harman’s Bonshaw Mess this week for the launch of the second volume of Bravo Zulu.
October 11, 2018 by LEUT Des Paroz (author), ABIS Kieren Whiteley (photographer), LSML-C Nadav Harel (photographer)
Deputy Commander Australian Fleet, Commodore Luke Charles-Jones, CSC, OAM, RAN, salutes after laying a memorial wreath on board MV Krait during the 75th anniversary memorial service of Operation JAYWICK at the Australian National Maritime Musuem, Sydney.
The Australian Defence Force has commemorated the 75th anniversary of Operation JAYWICK, with a wreath laying ceremony on board the MV
Krait at the Australian National Maritime Museum.
September 28, 2018 by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), LEUT Ben Willee (author), POIS Nina Fogliani (photographer)
Royal Australian Navy Chaplain Shaun Foster, reads a prayer during the memorial dedication for HMAS Perth (I) survivor David Manning at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.
A new plaque has been unveiled during a ceremony at HMAS
Cerberus in memory of the late Mr David William Manning, a survivor of the sinking of HMAS Perth (I) in 1942 during the battle of Sunda Strait.
September 05, 2018 by Mr John Perryman (author), LEUT Dave Devlin (author), POIS Paul Berry (photographer), Air Marshal Leo Davies (photographer)
Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Mike Noonan, AO, RAN, has gifted significant items from HMAS Sydney (IV) to the Australian War Memorial. (L-R) Rear Admiral Ken Doolan AO RAN (Ret'd); Chairman of the Australian War Memorial Council, Mr Kerry Stokes, AC; former HMAS Sydney sailor Petty Officer Imagery Specialist Paul Berry, CSM; and Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN, at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra.
Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Mike Noonan, has gifted significant items from HMAS
Sydney (IV) to the Australian War Memorial.
HMAS Stirling Historical Display Curator, Able Seaman Electronic Warfare Submarines Brittany Alexander, with a QR-coded exhibit at Fleet Base West, Western Australia.
In a non-descript, red brick building next door to the HMAS
Stirling canteen lies one of Navy’s best kept secrets - the WA Naval Historical Display.
Chief of Navy Australia, Vice Admiral Mike Noonan, and Australian National Maritime Museum divers Kieran Hosty and Dr James Hunter taking a selfie on Newport Harbor. Image: Twitter/@newportsteam.
The Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Mike Noonan, AO, RAN, says confirmation that Australian and US marine archaeologists have found the wreck of Captain Cook’s ship HMB (His Majesty's Bark)
Endeavour adds a significant page to Australia’s maritime history.
Naval historian and author Mr Ian Pfennigwerth in his study, finalising 'Bravo Zulu' Volume 2.
A former Commanding Officer of HMAS
Perth (II) is planning to release the second volume of his publication ‘Bravo Zulu’ later this year.
Commanding Officer Flight 1, Rear Admiral Neil Ralph, AO, DSC, RAN (Retd) (right), presents the Unit Citation for Gallantry Burgee (pennant) to Commanding Officer 723 Squadron, Commander Bruce Willington, RAN, at the presentation of the Unit Citation held at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra.
The contribution of 196 Royal Australian Navy members as part of a combined Australian and United States helicopter unit during the Vietnam War has been recognised at a ceremony at the Australian War Memorial.
The poppies at the Australian War Memorial will be the culmination of more than a million hours of volunteer work over the last five years, and a true labour of love.
Navy members present and past are being encouraged to send in their old dress uniform buttons as part of an ambitious project to commemorate those who died in World War One.