Topic: HMAS Penguin

Rough seas no problem during a great day out

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Staff from HMAS Penguin were keen supporters of  the annual Australian Surf Rowing League carnival at Manly Beach last month. (photo: unknown)

Staff from HMAS Penguin were keen supporters of the annual Australian Surf Rowing League carnival at Manly Beach last month.

The Navy has continued its long-standing support of community water sports, with a high-profile turnout for a surfboat carnival in Sydney last month.

Sydney Navy personnel thank their neighbours in style

This article has photo gallery Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)

Sydney Detachment of the Royal Australian Navy Band performs as the Australian White Ensign is lowered during HMAS Penguin's annual Community Reception and Ceremonial Sunset. (photo: ABIS Richard Cordell)

Sydney Detachment of the Royal Australian Navy Band performs as the Australian White Ensign is lowered during HMAS Penguin's annual Community Reception and Ceremonial Sunset.

The Royal Australian Navy's enduring ties to Sydney were on display recently, with north shore locals treated to a stirring display of pomp and pageantry.

Bridging the gap for youth in crisis

Published on by CMDR Chloe Wootten (author), WO John O'Brien (photographer)

A copy of the Sir David Martin book in the foreground with the 80 ladies playing bridge in the Sir David Martin Mess at HMAS Penguin. (photo: WO John O'Brien)

A copy of the Sir David Martin book in the foreground with the 80 ladies playing bridge in the Sir David Martin Mess at HMAS Penguin.

HMAS Penguin in Sydney has a special association with a charity that helps young people in crisis.

Penguin supports Relay for Life

This article has photo gallery Published on by WOIS John O'Brien (author and photographer)

The Penguin team carry the hauser (rope) around  the oval for a couple of laps at Relay for Life, Manly.  The hauser was also used in the Tug a War. (photo: WOIS John O'Brien)

The Penguin team carry the hauser (rope) around the oval for a couple of laps at Relay for Life, Manly. The hauser was also used in the Tug a War.

Eight members of HMAS Penguin's ship's company recently raised over $1,600 for cancer survivors and sufferers at the Northern Beaches Relay for Life.

Cameragal Country recognised at HMAS Penguin

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), ABIS Chantell Brown (photographer)

Indigenous Elder Mr Laurie Bimson performs a smoking ceremony at the unveiling of the Acknowledgement of Country plaque as part of NAIDOC Week, at HMAS Penguin, Sydney. (photo: ABIS Chantell Brown)

Indigenous Elder Mr Laurie Bimson performs a smoking ceremony at the unveiling of the Acknowledgement of Country plaque as part of NAIDOC Week, at HMAS Penguin, Sydney.

An ‘Acknowledgement of Country’ plaque was unveiled at HMAS Penguin, Mosman, today as part of ‘National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee’ (NAIDOC) Week.

HMAS Penguin hosts Humpty Dumpty tour

Published on by WO John O’Brien (author), ABIS Kayla Hayes (photographer)

Petty Officer Clearance Diver Sean Ferguson briefs representatives from the Humpty Dumpty Foundation charity on the explosives that Clearance Divers work with. (photo: ABIS Kayla Hayes)

Petty Officer Clearance Diver Sean Ferguson briefs representatives from the Humpty Dumpty Foundation charity on the explosives that Clearance Divers work with.

Ten members of the Mosman community were given a special tour of HMAS Penguin as part of a charity auction prize for the Humpty Dumpty Foundation recently.

Penguin feels the burn to raise funds

Published on by MIDN Aaron Wischusen (author), ABIS Kayla Hayes (photographer)

Commanding Officer HMAS Penguin, Commander Paul Gall (far left) and Warrant Officer John O'Brien (far right) with members of the Basic Clearance Diver Course 82 and Clearance Diving Officer Course 30 before they take on the Balmoral Burn and sprint up the infamously steep Awaba Street, Mosman. (photo: ABIS Kayla Hayes)

Commanding Officer HMAS Penguin, Commander Paul Gall (far left) and Warrant Officer John O'Brien (far right) with members of the Basic Clearance Diver Course 82 and Clearance Diving Officer Course 30 before they take on the Balmoral Burn and sprint up the infamously steep Awaba Street, Mosman.

Eleven trainee divers from HMAS Penguin took part in the annual Balmoral Burn foot race in Sydney last Sunday.

Students enjoy their fill of Navy traditions at mess dinner

Published on by MIDN Aaron Wischusen (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)

Students and teachers from local schools visited the Sir David Martin Mess at HMAS Penguin to experience a formal dinner within the traditions of the Royal Australian Navy. L-R: Commanding Officer HMAS Penguin, Commander Paul Gall RAN; Children's Ambassador Fairy Sparkle; Mosman High School student Max Alexander; School Principal Susan Wyatt; and student Alexandra Muir. (photo: ABIS Richard Cordell)

Students and teachers from local schools visited the Sir David Martin Mess at HMAS Penguin to experience a formal dinner within the traditions of the Royal Australian Navy. L-R: Commanding Officer HMAS Penguin, Commander Paul Gall RAN; Children's Ambassador Fairy Sparkle; Mosman High School student Max Alexander; School Principal Susan Wyatt; and student Alexandra Muir.

Sydney school students and teachers were treated to a night of fine dining at a traditional Naval Mess Dinner held by Royal Australian Navy Base, HMAS Penguin last night.

Penguin inspires young leaders

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Commanding Officer HMAS Penguin, Commander Paul Gall, provides insight into the Navy’s latest ship acquisition to senior high school students, Doria Katos of Mosman High School and Olivia Stainer of Queenwood School for Girls.
 (photo: Unknown)

Commanding Officer HMAS Penguin, Commander Paul Gall, provides insight into the Navy’s latest ship acquisition to senior high school students, Doria Katos of Mosman High School and Olivia Stainer of Queenwood School for Girls.

Sydney base HMAS Penguin recently held its annual Youth Leadership Forum during the nation’s ‘National Youth Week’.

HMAS Penguin shares in community spirit at Balmoral Swim

Published on by SBLT Bianca Wise (author), ABIS Sarah Ebsworth (photographer)

L-R: Seaman Clearance Diver (SMNCD) Jake Thomson, Commanding Officer HMAS Penguin, Commander Paul Gall, RAN, SMNCD Alex Rogan, SMNCD Mitch Passmore and SMNCD Bryan Josephson after they competed in the Sprint Relay during the  Balmoral Swim For Cancer at Balmoral Beach, Sydney. (photo: ABIS Sarah Ebsworth)

L-R: Seaman Clearance Diver (SMNCD) Jake Thomson, Commanding Officer HMAS Penguin, Commander Paul Gall, RAN, SMNCD Alex Rogan, SMNCD Mitch Passmore and SMNCD Bryan Josephson after they competed in the Sprint Relay during the Balmoral Swim For Cancer at Balmoral Beach, Sydney.

Continuing the tradition for the fifth year, HMAS Penguin was proud to once again play a key role in supporting the annual Balmoral Beach Club Swim For Cancer last weekend.