Topic: Memorial Service
Seventy-five years to the day since she sunk below the surface of the Indian Ocean, V Class Destroyer HMAS Vampire (I) was commemorated at a memorial service at Garden Island.
A small group of senior Australian and international naval officers took time out from the recent Asia Pacific Submarine Conference to pay respects to fallen submariners.
A memorial ceremony was held onboard HMAS Anzac on 5 April near the resting place of HMAS Sydney (II) in the Indian Ocean to commemorate the tragic loss of the ship with all hands 75 years ago.
The Navy family has again paused to remember nine Air Force and Navy personnel who lost their lives when helicopter ‘Shark 02’ crashed during humanitarian relief operations on the island of Nias, south of Sumatra in 2005.
Australian military and civilian staff have gathered at the Australian Embassy in Jakarta to mark the 10th anniversary of the Nias Sea King helicopter crash.
The ‘Shark 02’ Memorial at HMAS Albatross, home of Navy’s Fleet Air Arm, provided a particularly poignant setting for a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the loss of one of Navy’s Sea King helicopters.
Lieutenant Scott Jarman, who was tragically killed in a motor vehicle accident in Darwin last week, has been remembered as a compassionate, loyal, and cheeky man who touched many lives.
Forty-five years after the USS Frank E Evans collided with the aircraft carrier HMAS Melbourne (II) in the South China Sea, personnel who served on the night have reunited for a memorial service in Sydney.
As the bell tolled on Sunday, the names of each of the 52 United States Navy submarines that had sailed from Australia to a watery grave during World War II were read out during a memorial service at Albany, Western Australia.
Officers and Sailors of HMAS Stuart have gathered on the ship’s flight deck for a memorial service to remember the 725 lives lost in a battle on 19 November 1941.