Topic: Ceremony and Traditions
One commissioning lady has taken more than a passing interest in her ship over three decades since she smashed a bottle of champagne against the hull of a newly commissioned warship.
Lieutenant Commander Mike Gough has retaken command of Sail Training Ship Young Endeavour 33 months to the day since he left the position.
Since the birth of the Royal Australian Navy, all ships and establishments have had a badge to represent them, from HMAS Australia's crown on a federation star to the new destroyer, Hobart, it all comes down to one position.
More than 150 people attended a commemoration ceremony in Melbourne to mark the 75th anniversary of the sinking of HMAS Yarra (II) on 5 March.
Climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge is an experience in itself, but doing so to raise the Navy's Ensign to fly over the city on the Navy's birthday - that's one to write home about.