Chief Petty Officer Brendan Smart on the bridge of HMAS Hobart alongside Garden Island, Sydney.
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.
September 23, 2017 by Department of Defence (author), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)
The ship's company of HMAS Hobart line the upper decks and cheer ship during HMAS Hobart’s Commissioning Ceremony held at Garden Island, Sydney.
With a zealous crowd and great fanfare, the guided missile destroyer HMAS
Hobart was commissioned in to the Royal Australian Navy fleet in a formal ceremony at Garden Island in Sydney today.
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
Midshipman Emily Tollenaar stands on the bridge of NUSHIP Hobart alongside Garden Island, Sydney.
Midshipman Emily Tollenaar has only been in the Navy eight months and has already become part of the crew joining the newest addition to the Fleet.
July 19, 2017 by SBLT Samuel Penfold (author), LSCSO Troy Martin (photographer), LSIS Peter Thompson (photographer)
David Morse presents the official bell-rope for Hobart, marking the 16th bell-rope that he has crafted for a naval ship.
A retired Royal Australian Navy sailor handed over his 16th bell-rope designed for a naval vessel at a ceremony held for future destroyer
Hobart’s provisional acceptance by Defence.
Commanding Officer HMAS Penguin Commander Ian Campbell, RAN (right), Ex-servicemen Mr Keith Hearnden (centre) and Seaman Medical Giaan Holland (left) cut a cake to celebrate the 75th Birthday of HMAS Penguin during a clear lower deck.
Sydney base, HMAS
Penguin has marked 75 years of service with a celebration onboard and a community engagement ceremonial sunset and dinner.
Seaman Communication and Information Systems Natasha Deakin cuts HMAS Anzac's 21st birthday cake with Commanding Officer, Commander Michael Devine watching.
Officers and sailors in HMAS
Anzac celebrated the ship’s 21st birthday with a barbeque and cake cutting in her home port of Garden Island, Sydney.
Commander Mark McConnell and Seaman Georgia Bronkhorst cut the birthday cake.
The local community came together to help HMAS
Moreton celebrate a big milestone – the Queensland establishment’s first birthday.
HMAS Warramunga’s sweet 16 birthday cake.
The ship's company of HMAS
Warramunga had reason to celebrate on 31 March, marking the 16th anniversary since the warship commissioned.