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150 years technical experience

Published on by LSIS Helen Frank (author), POIS Ollie Garside (photographer)

Five Chief Petty Officer Marine Technicians (CPOMT) in NUSHIP Canberra's aft main engine room. (From left) CPOMT Colin Milligan, CPOMT Desmond Soar, CPOMT Chris Ware, CPOMT Darren Harkins and CPOMT James Dew (now Warrant Officer). (photo: POIS Ollie Garside)

Five Chief Petty Officer Marine Technicians (CPOMT) in NUSHIP Canberra's aft main engine room. (From left) CPOMT Colin Milligan, CPOMT Desmond Soar, CPOMT Chris Ware, CPOMT Darren Harkins and CPOMT James Dew (now Warrant Officer).

From some of the smallest vessels in the fleet to the largest ship the Navy has ever had, five Marine Technicians have charted a course to HMAS Canberra.

100 years at Jervis Bay - College seeking descendants

Published on by LCDR David Jones (author), Unknown (photographer)

Aerial photo of HMAS Creswell and surrounding area. (photo: Unknown)

Aerial photo of HMAS Creswell and surrounding area.

The Royal Australian Navy has trained its own officers since 1913 with 2015 marking one hundred years since training commenced at Jervis Bay.

Smoking in the new year

Published on by LCDR Robert Roscoe (author), CPOIS David Connolly (photographer)

Members of HMAS Perth's ship's company participate in a traditional indigenous smoking ceremony performed by the traditional owners of the local area, represented by Wudjak Nyoongar elder Dr Richard Walley and his cousin Trevor Walley.   (photo: CPOIS David Connolly)

Members of HMAS Perth's ship's company participate in a traditional indigenous smoking ceremony performed by the traditional owners of the local area, represented by Wudjak Nyoongar elder Dr Richard Walley and his cousin Trevor Walley.

HMAS Perth has started the year with a traditional welcome to country and smoking ceremony performed by the Wudjak Nyoongar people who are the traditional owners of the local area around Fleet Base West.

Anzac commences preparations for a landmark year

Published on by LEUT Des Paroz (author), LSIS Paul McCallum (photographer)

HMAS Anzac Navigation Officer Lieutenant Matthew Warren works in the safety of the bridge as the ship sails into rough weather off the coast of Sydney, New South Wales. (photo: LSIS Paul McCallum)

HMAS Anzac Navigation Officer Lieutenant Matthew Warren works in the safety of the bridge as the ship sails into rough weather off the coast of Sydney, New South Wales.

As the sun rises on the centenary of the Gallipoli landings, Australians everywhere will be pausing to remember the sacrifices made by over 102,000 Australians in war. Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Anzac will take centre stage for several of the major commemorative events.

HMAS Launceston's mercy dash

Published on by ABBM Nicholas Peters (author), LEUT Andrew Ragless (author), CPOMT Duncan Thomas (photographer)

Doctor Peter Lovell, left, looks on as the injured merchant seaman is carefully lowered from HMAS Launceston's Rigid Hulled Inflatable Boat by the ship's medical emergency team. (photo: CPOMT Duncan Thomas)

Doctor Peter Lovell, left, looks on as the injured merchant seaman is carefully lowered from HMAS Launceston's Rigid Hulled Inflatable Boat by the ship's medical emergency team.

Initiative, training and the rapid response by Armidale Class Patrol Boat crew Assail Four has saved the life of a Chinese mariner, critically injured at sea, 80 nautical miles south-east of Christmas Island.

Conquering the Titans on Tuesday

Published on by LEUT Rebecca Wheldrake (author), LSIS Yuri Ramsey (photographer)

Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Nathan Powell and Able Seaman Marine Technician Joshua Eyles assessing the extent of a fire in the steering gear compartment aboard HMAS Larrakia. (photo: LSIS Yuri Ramsey)

Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Nathan Powell and Able Seaman Marine Technician Joshua Eyles assessing the extent of a fire in the steering gear compartment aboard HMAS Larrakia.

Armidale Class Patrol Boat crew Attack Four regularly find themselves having one of those days where everything goes wrong. Every Tuesday in fact.

MH-60R USN operations - the final flight

Published on by LEUT Mark Flowerdew (author), LCDR Stephan Immerz (photographer)

Commanding Officer Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron - 48, Commander Ed O’Grady (United States Navy), presents  Commanding Officer NUSQN 725, Commander David Frost (left), with a signed aircraft panel at Naval Air Station Jacksonville. (photo: LCDR Stephen Immerz)

Commanding Officer Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron - 48, Commander Ed O’Grady (United States Navy), presents Commanding Officer NUSQN 725, Commander David Frost (left), with a signed aircraft panel at Naval Air Station Jacksonville.

In early December 2014, NUSQN 725 concluded its flying operations at Naval Air Station Jacksonville with a final flight of the Royal Australian Navy’s MH-60R Seahawk.

Sailing in the new year

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Jennifer Reilly (author), Unknown (photographer)

Youth crew on the bowsprit of STS Young Endeavour on their World Voyage. (photo: Unknown)

Youth crew on the bowsprit of STS Young Endeavour on their World Voyage.

Sailing east of New Zealand towards the International Date Line, the crew aboard Sail Training Ship Young Endeavour were some of the first in the world to celebrate New Year’s Day 2015.

Successful centenary

Published on by Mr Andrew Bujdegan (author), ABIS Julianne Cropley (photographer)

Commodore Peter Scott, RAN, Director General Submarine Capability, and Commander Submarine Force, Captain Matt Buckley, RAN, present the Submariner of the Year Award for 2014 to Chief Petty Officer Electronics Technician Submariner Ben Slywa. (photo: ABIS Julianne Cropley)

Commodore Peter Scott, RAN, Director General Submarine Capability, and Commander Submarine Force, Captain Matt Buckley, RAN, present the Submariner of the Year Award for 2014 to Chief Petty Officer Electronics Technician Submariner Ben Slywa.

As 2014 drew to a close, so did the Centenary Year of Australian Submarines.

Huon fosters friendship with close neighbour

Published on by LEUT Jessica O'Brien (author), Unknown (photographer)

Commander Richard Caton, Commanding Officer HMAS Huon, and Vice Commander Naval Component - Timor Leste Defence Force, Lieutenant Commander Adao Brito exchange gifts. (photo: Unknown)

Commander Richard Caton, Commanding Officer HMAS Huon, and Vice Commander Naval Component - Timor Leste Defence Force, Lieutenant Commander Adao Brito exchange gifts.

Coastal Minehunter, HMAS Huon, has strengthened the friendship between the Royal Australian Navy and the Timor-Leste Defence Force in a recent port visit to the nation's capital Dili.