Topic: Naval History
HMAS Hobart returning to Sydney Harbour for the last time prior to being decommisioned.
On 23 September, the Royal Australian Navy will commission the first of three new destroyers. In continuing our reflective stories of previous ships that have carried the name HMAS
Hobart, this is the story of Hobart (II).
Imagery Scanned from Navy Historic Archive
In the lead-up to the commissioning ceremony of the first of the Royal Australian Navy’s new destroyers on 23 September, we look back upon ships who have previously carried the name HMAS
September 19, 2017 by CMDR Chloe Griggs (author), Miss Sophie Pearse (photographer), ABC News North-West WA (photographer)
Members of the Royal Australian Navy, United States Navy and the Capability Aquisition Sustainment Group celebrate 50 years since the opening of the Naval Communication Station, Harold E. Holt, in Exmouth WA.
It’s been 50 years since one of the key communications hubs for the submarine community opened its gates and created a remote Western Australian town in the process.
Senator the Hon Marise Payne Minister for Defence pays her respects during the dedication ceremony for HMAS Platypus.
A ceremony to remember lost Australian submariners was held at the former HMAS
Platypus submarine base on Sydney Harbour on 18 August.
'The Smack Track' book based on Royal Australian Navy deployments to the Middle Eastern Area of Operations on display onboard HMAS Darwin during it's launch, Fleet Base East, Sydney.
The flight deck of HMAS
Darwin became the launching platform of a different kind, as Navy supported the launch of a contemporary naval history book by Ian McPhedran, titled The Smack Track.