Topic: HMAS Launceston (P94)

Launceston team works like clockwork to undock

This article has photo gallery Published on by MIDN Alexandria Westlake (author)

The crew of HMAS Launceston pauses for a photograph under the ship’s hull while preparing to return her to the water. (photo: )

The crew of HMAS Launceston pauses for a photograph under the ship’s hull while preparing to return her to the water.

HMAS Launceston’s crew watched on closely in early February as the Armidale Class Patrol Boat was lowered back into the water in the synchro lift at HMAS Coonawarra, having spent more than 2 months in the dry dock conducting planned maintenance.

Launceston celebrates 12 years of service and miles to the moon and back

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Todd Fitzgerald (author), Unknown (photographer)

Commanding Officer HMAS Launceston, CMDR Matt Richardson, and youngest member of the crew Gunner Emily Robertson cut the patrol boat’s birthday cake. (photo: Unknown)

Commanding Officer HMAS Launceston, CMDR Matt Richardson, and youngest member of the crew Gunner Emily Robertson cut the patrol boat’s birthday cake.

The crew of HMAS Launceston celebrated the vessel’s twelfth birthday in a manner that testified to the work ethic of the Royal Australian Navy’s patrol boats: at sea, on operation, protecting Australia’s northern maritime borders.

Launceston edges out Philippine Navy in sports competition

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Tobias Phelps (author), LCDR James Brewster (photographer), LEUT Justin Mellross (photographer)

Well played, members of HMAS Launceston and the Philippine Navy’s Western Command following two extremely close sporting contests. (photo: )

Well played, members of HMAS Launceston and the Philippine Navy’s Western Command following two extremely close sporting contests.

HMAS Launceston and members of the Philippine Navy’s Western Command have enjoyed a sports day to celebrating the fifth PN-RAN Combined Maritime Training Activity.

A great Navy day for Tennant Creek students

This article has photo gallery Published on by SBLT Max Logan (author), POIS James Whittle (photographer)

Students and teachers from Tennant Creek High School on the forecastle of HMAS Launceston with Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Commander James Brewster (right), and Midshipman Harry Nixon (rear left), during their visit to HMAS Coonawarra in Darwin. (photo: POIS James Whittle)

Students and teachers from Tennant Creek High School on the forecastle of HMAS Launceston with Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Commander James Brewster (right), and Midshipman Harry Nixon (rear left), during their visit to HMAS Coonawarra in Darwin.

Navy has continued to strengthen ties with the Northern Territory community during a school visit to the Top End Navy establishment, HMAS Coonawarra.

Shoring relationships between Navies

Published on by SBLT Andrew Murphy (author), Unknown (photographer)

Members of HMA Ships Launceston and Broome instruct a group of young Timorese sailors in the basics of shoring and pipe repair, during their visit to the East Timorese Naval Establishment in Port Hera, Timor-Leste. (photo: Unknown)

Members of HMA Ships Launceston and Broome instruct a group of young Timorese sailors in the basics of shoring and pipe repair, during their visit to the East Timorese Naval Establishment in Port Hera, Timor-Leste.

Continuing its commitment to assisting regional naval forces in developing their capabilities, members of HMA Ships Launceston and Broome have paid a visit to the East Timorese Naval Establishment in Port Hera, Timor-Leste.

Work experience for future Navy women

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Mick Wheeler (author), ABMT Glenn Oliveiro (photographer), LSML-SC Ernesto Sanchez (photographer)

Students from the Defence Work Experience Program's Women in Navy Leadership Camp visit the Australian Clearance Diving Team Four at HMAS Stirling. (photo: LSML-SC Ernesto Sanchez)

Students from the Defence Work Experience Program's Women in Navy Leadership Camp visit the Australian Clearance Diving Team Four at HMAS Stirling.

Women in Navy Leadership was the focus of a three-day camp at HMAS Stirling as part of the Defence Work Experience Program.

Launceston deploys north

This article has photo gallery Published on by SBLT Rob Guest (author), WO2 Chris Houghton (photographer)

HMAS Launceston leads the way of HMAS Pirie as they sail out of Darwin Harbour with members of the United States Marine Corps - Rotational Force embarked to experience a day at sea on an Armidale class Patrol Boat. (photo: WO2 Chris Houghton)

HMAS Launceston leads the way of HMAS Pirie as they sail out of Darwin Harbour with members of the United States Marine Corps - Rotational Force embarked to experience a day at sea on an Armidale class Patrol Boat.

Armidale class patrol boat HMAS Launceston has tested trainees and strengthened regional relationships in a recent deployment to south-east Asia.

Launceston cleans up on Christmas Island

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Des Paroz (author), Unknown (photographer)

Crew members from the Australian Navy patrol boat HMAS Launceston joined together with students from the Christmas Island District High School to conduct a beach clean up during a recent visit to the remote Australian territory. (photo: Unknown)

Crew members from the Australian Navy patrol boat HMAS Launceston joined together with students from the Christmas Island District High School to conduct a beach clean up during a recent visit to the remote Australian territory.

Crew members from the Australian Navy patrol boat, HMAS Launceston, joined together with students from the Christmas Island District High School to conduct a beach clean up during a recent visit to the remote Australian territory. 

Policing foreign fishing in Australian waters

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Des Paroz (author), ABIS James Whittle (photographer), ABCIS Bree-Ann Garner (photographer)

HMAS Launceston enters HMAS Coonawarra basin after a successful interception of a Foreign Fishing Vessel in Australian waters. (photo: LSIS James Whittle)

HMAS Launceston enters HMAS Coonawarra basin after a successful interception of a Foreign Fishing Vessel in Australian waters.

The Australian Fisheries Management Authority and the Royal Australian Navy recently conducted a joint operation - Operation GRAB III - to target foreign fishing in Australian waters.

HMAS Launceston's mercy dash

Published on by ABBM Nicholas Peters (author), LEUT Andrew Ragless (author), CPOMT Duncan Thomas (photographer)

Doctor Peter Lovell, left, looks on as the injured merchant seaman is carefully lowered from HMAS Launceston's Rigid Hulled Inflatable Boat by the ship's medical emergency team. (photo: CPOMT Duncan Thomas)

Doctor Peter Lovell, left, looks on as the injured merchant seaman is carefully lowered from HMAS Launceston's Rigid Hulled Inflatable Boat by the ship's medical emergency team.

Initiative, training and the rapid response by Armidale Class Patrol Boat crew Assail Four has saved the life of a Chinese mariner, critically injured at sea, 80 nautical miles south-east of Christmas Island.