Topic: HMAS Glenelg (P96)

Australian, Fiji patrol boats conduct joint boarding operations

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Geoff Long (author), POIS James Whittle (photographer)

Members of the joint boarding parties of HMAS Glenelg and the Republic of Fiji Navy Ship Kikau, together after a successful training exercise as part of Kakadu 2018. L-R: Petty Officer Boatswain Stephen Chapman, Lieutenant Cagilaba Wetealagi, Leading Seaman Boatswain's Mate Joshua O'Toole, Petty Officer Boatswain Kemueli Kalitoni, Leading Seaman Marine Technician Chris Greenwood and Petty Officer Peni Nagata. (photo: POIS James Whittle)

Members of the joint boarding parties of HMAS Glenelg and the Republic of Fiji Navy Ship Kikau, together after a successful training exercise as part of Kakadu 2018. L-R: Petty Officer Boatswain Stephen Chapman, Lieutenant Cagilaba Wetealagi, Leading Seaman Boatswain's Mate Joshua O'Toole, Petty Officer Boatswain Kemueli Kalitoni, Leading Seaman Marine Technician Chris Greenwood and Petty Officer Peni Nagata.

Patrol boat crews from Australia and Fiji have conducted joint boarding operations on a simulated illegal fishing vessel as part of Exercise Kakadu in the Northern Territory.

Fiji uses Kakadu exercises to boost joint capability

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Geoff Long (author), POIS James Whittle (photographer)

Commanding Officer HMAS Glenelg, Lieutenant Commander Jorge McKee speaks with the Commanding Officer Republic of Fiji Navy Ship (RFNS) Kikau, Lieutenant Commander Joseva Tunidau, while alongside HMAS Coonawarra during Exercise Kakadu 2018. (photo: POIS James Whittle)

Commanding Officer HMAS Glenelg, Lieutenant Commander Jorge McKee speaks with the Commanding Officer Republic of Fiji Navy Ship (RFNS) Kikau, Lieutenant Commander Joseva Tunidau, while alongside HMAS Coonawarra during Exercise Kakadu 2018.

The Republic of Fiji Navy ship Kikau will use the sea phase of Kakadu 2018 to work alongside regional partners including Australia and Tonga to boost joint capability.

Australia and Indonesia unite to patrol fisheries

This article has photo gallery Published on by Department of Defence Media Release (author), ABIS Kayla Hayes (photographer)

Indonesian Security Task Force Eastern Fleet, Commodore Nyoman Sudihartawan, presents Commander Maritime Border Command, Rear Admiral Peter Laver, RAN, with a gift during the AUSINDO CORPAT 2017 closing ceremony at HMAS Coonawarra, Darwin. (photo: ABIS Kayla Hayes)

Indonesian Security Task Force Eastern Fleet, Commodore Nyoman Sudihartawan, presents Commander Maritime Border Command, Rear Admiral Peter Laver, RAN, with a gift during the AUSINDO CORPAT 2017 closing ceremony at HMAS Coonawarra, Darwin.

A joint operation between the Australian Defence Force and Indonesian Armed Forces to stop illegal fishing and improve regional security has concluded in Darwin.

HMAS Glenelg saves sea turtles

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Jake Leonard (author), ABCIS Declan Burt (photographer)

(From L to R) Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Chay Westcott, Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Sarah Anderson and Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Simone Van Dam work to free a turtle caught in a drifting net (photo: ABCIS Declan Burt)

(From L to R) Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Chay Westcott, Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Sarah Anderson and Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Simone Van Dam work to free a turtle caught in a drifting net

A quiet watch was the expectation for Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate James Cole in patrol boat HMAS Glenelg, but what he got was a lesson in ocean rescue for some entangled wildlife

Boarding techniques refined

This article has photo gallery Published on by LSIS Jayson Tufrey (author and photographer)

HMAS Glenelg and her sea boat stand off Discovery III during a fisheries boarding exercise during Exercise KAKADU off the coast of Darwin, NT. (photo: LSIS Jayson Tufrey)

HMAS Glenelg and her sea boat stand off Discovery III during a fisheries boarding exercise during Exercise KAKADU off the coast of Darwin, NT.

Australia’s closest neighbours had the opportunity to observe Royal Australian Navy tactics, techniques and procedures in real-time as minor war vessels conducted boarding operation training off the coast of Darwin during Exercise KAKADU.

Darwin lifestyle just right for Able Seaman

This article has photo gallery Published on by LSIS Jayson Tufrey (author and photographer)

Able Seaman Marine Technician Matthew Patmore on watch on the Marine Link console on board HMAS Glenelg during Exercise Kakadu 2016. (photo: LSIS Jayson Tufrey)

Able Seaman Marine Technician Matthew Patmore on watch on the Marine Link console on board HMAS Glenelg during Exercise Kakadu 2016.

Able Seaman Marine Technician Matthew Patmore joined the patrol boat squadron a year ago, joining HMAS Glenelg’s marine engineering team for career progression.

Patrol boats train together off Darwin

This article has photo gallery Published on by LSIS Jayson Tufrey (author and photographer)

Officer of the watch on Her Majesty's Papua New Guinean Ship Moresby Sub-Lieutenant Peter Waso, takes a bearing during officer of the watch manoeuvres during Exercise Kakadu 2016, Darwin, NT. (photo: LSIS Jayson Tufrey)

Officer of the watch on Her Majesty's Papua New Guinean Ship Moresby Sub-Lieutenant Peter Waso, takes a bearing during officer of the watch manoeuvres during Exercise Kakadu 2016, Darwin, NT.

HMA Ships Glenelg and Albany have been enjoying some in-company time with our closest Commonwealth neighbours in the Arafura Sea as part of Exercise KAKADU.

Fuelling the force through food

This article has photo gallery Published on by LSIS Jayson Tufrey (author and photographer)

Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Chef Adam Grant with a cheese platter for 'arvos' on board HMAS Glenelg during Exercise Kakadu 2016. (photo: LSIS Jayson Tufrey)

Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Chef Adam Grant with a cheese platter for 'arvos' on board HMAS Glenelg during Exercise Kakadu 2016.

For some Navy chefs, cooking is a trade, for others a passion, and for one small boat sailor, keeping morale high through providing great tasting food for his team is a daily delight.