Topic: HMAS Stuart (F153)

HMAS Stuart welcomed home from Asian deployment

This article has photo gallery Published on by ABIS Christopher Szumlanski (author and photographer)

Ship's company of HMAS Stuart stand on the upper decks as the ship returns to its home port of Fleet Base West at HMAS Stirling in Western Australia.  (photo: ABIS Christopher Szumlanski)

Ship's company of HMAS Stuart stand on the upper decks as the ship returns to its home port of Fleet Base West at HMAS Stirling in Western Australia.

With families and well-wishers waiting eagerly on the wharf, HMAS Stuart has returned to her home port of Fleet Base West after a three-month North East Asian Deployment.

HMAS Stuart conducts port visit to Singapore during Asian deployment

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Commanding Officer HMAS Stuart CMDR Chris Leece hosted Navy veterans onboard HMAS Stuart during the ship's visit to Singapore. (photo: Department of Defence)

Commanding Officer HMAS Stuart CMDR Chris Leece hosted Navy veterans onboard HMAS Stuart during the ship's visit to Singapore.

HMAS Stuart recently visited Singapore’s Sembawang Naval Base to participate in the harbour phase of Exercise BERSAMA LIMA. Ship’s company took the opportunity to experience a variety of cultural and sporting activities around Singapore.

Australia and Singapore complete Exercise SINGAROO

Published on by LCDR Mark Janiszewski (author and photographer)

HMA Ships Stuart and Sirius (right) and Republic of Singapore Navy Ships Valiant and Vigour sail in company during Exercise SINGAROO.

 (photo: LCDR Mark Janiszewski)

HMA Ships Stuart and Sirius (right) and Republic of Singapore Navy Ships Valiant and Vigour sail in company during Exercise SINGAROO.

HMA Ships Stuart and Sirius have joined the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) corvettes RSS Valiant and Vigour for Exercise SINGAROO, a two day maritime exercise in waters off Singapore. 

Australians enjoy a taste of India

Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), LSIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy sailor, Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Phillip Goodwin, is welcomed onboard the Indian Navy ship (INS) Sahyadri by the Executive Officer as part of a cross-decking program during Exercise Kakadu 2018. (photo: LSIS Nicolas Gonzalez)

Royal Australian Navy sailor, Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Phillip Goodwin, is welcomed onboard the Indian Navy ship (INS) Sahyadri by the Executive Officer as part of a cross-decking program during Exercise Kakadu 2018.

A group of sailors and officers from HMAS Stuart were given special VIP treatment recently when the Anzac class frigate conducted a cross-decking of personnel with Indian Navy Ship Sahyadri.

Canadian refuelling a first for Stuart at Kakadu 18

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), LSIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer), POIS Yuri Ramsey (photographer)

Commanding Officer of HMAS Stuart, Commander Chris Leece, on the starboard bridge wing during a replenishment at sea with Canadian Tanker MV Asterix during Exercise Kakadu 2018. (photo: LSIS Nicolas Gonzalez)

Commanding Officer of HMAS Stuart, Commander Chris Leece, on the starboard bridge wing during a replenishment at sea with Canadian Tanker MV Asterix during Exercise Kakadu 2018.

Replenishments at sea are business-as-usual in the Royal Australian Navy but new ground was broken recently for HMAS Stuart when the Anzac class frigate took on fuel from Canadian tanker MV Asterix for the first time during Exercise Kakadu 2018.

Navy members enjoy Canadian hospitality, Calgary style

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L-R: Royal Malaysian Navy officer, Sub Lieutenant Mohammad Izzat; Royal Canadian Navy officer, Lieutenant Evan Park and Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Martin Kenny on the flight deck of HMCS Calgary during Exercise Kakadu 2018. (photo: LSIS Nicolas Gonzalez)

L-R: Royal Malaysian Navy officer, Sub Lieutenant Mohammad Izzat; Royal Canadian Navy officer, Lieutenant Evan Park and Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Martin Kenny on the flight deck of HMCS Calgary during Exercise Kakadu 2018.

Australian and Canadian military ties were further strengthened recently when a group of RAN sailors and officers cross-decked in Royal Canadian Navy Ship Calgary as part of Exercise Kakadu 2018.

WA-based ships depart for deployments

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), LSIS Richard Cordell (photographer), LSIS Kylie Jagiello (photographer)

Family and friends farewell loved ones as HMAS Stuart departs Fleet Base West, Western Australia. (photo: LSIS Richard Cordell)

Family and friends farewell loved ones as HMAS Stuart departs Fleet Base West, Western Australia.

There were banners, tears and hugs on Diamantina Wharf at Fleet Base West on August 22 as HMA Ships Sirius and Stuart headed off on deployment.

Stirling opens its doors for Family Day

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Will Singer (author), CPOIS Damian Pawlenko (photographer), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer), ABIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)

Petty Officer Electronics Technician Christopher White demonstrates the robotic turret targeting system to Petty Officer Electronics Technician Stephen Phillips and his son Colton, at HMAS Stirling's Family Day. (photo: ABIS Christopher Szumlanski)

Petty Officer Electronics Technician Christopher White demonstrates the robotic turret targeting system to Petty Officer Electronics Technician Stephen Phillips and his son Colton, at HMAS Stirling's Family Day.

HMAS Stirling has welcomed Defence personnel, their families and VIPs to a Family Day on the final day of school holidays to explore workplaces and enjoy a variety of activities as the base turns its attention towards supporting future capabilities.

Bags of appreciation for seamless sailors

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Comet Bay College year 11 and 12 Creative Class with sailors from HMAS Stuart, after presenting them with HERO bags while the ship is alongside at Fleet Base West. (photo: ABIS Richard Cordell)

Comet Bay College year 11 and 12 Creative Class with sailors from HMAS Stuart, after presenting them with HERO bags while the ship is alongside at Fleet Base West.

A group of 12 students from Comet Bay College in Secret Harbour, Western Australia, have presented hand-made laundry bags to sailors at local base, HMAS Stirling as a token of appreciation for their service.

Hawks and eagles fly together

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Flight Commander, Lieutenant Commander Ian Homes, RAN, in the port hanger of HMAS Newcastle. (photo: ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez)

Flight Commander, Lieutenant Commander Ian Homes, RAN, in the port hanger of HMAS Newcastle.

En route to the Middle East as part of the latest Royal Australian Navy crew to deploy for Operation MANITOU is one officer who feels very at home on his hometown’s namesake ship.