Topic: HMAS Albatross

Albatross and Creswell granted continued Freedom of Entry into the Shoalhaven

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Dallas McMaugh (author), LSIS Yuri Ramsey (photographer), ABIS Sarah Williams (photographer)

HMAS Albatross and HMAS Creswell sailors march through the main street of Nowra during their Freedom of Entry parade.  (photo: ABIS Sarah Williams)

HMAS Albatross and HMAS Creswell sailors march through the main street of Nowra during their Freedom of Entry parade.

One thousand officers and sailors from the Royal Australian Navy establishments HMAS Creswell and HMAS Albatross marched through the streets of Nowra today, exercising their ‘Freedom of Entry’ into the city. 

Being ‘tip of the sword’ a family tradition for 808 Squadron XO

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Andrew Herring (author), ABIS Sarah Williams (photographer)

Executive Officer 808 Squadron Lieutenant Commander Dom Cooper RAN, holds the ceremonial sword used for the commissioning of 808 Squadron. (photo: ABIS Sarah Williams)

Executive Officer 808 Squadron Lieutenant Commander Dom Cooper RAN, holds the ceremonial sword used for the commissioning of 808 Squadron.

When 808 Squadron Executive Officer Lieutenant Commander Dom Cooper drew his ceremonial sword and took his place as Parade Commander for the commissioning of Navy’s newest squadron at HMAS Albatross this morning, he carried on a family tradition dating back more than a century.

NAIDOC Week at Jervis Bay

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Chloe Wootten (author), MIDN Matthew Rae (author), MIDN Gabrielle Anastasio (photographer), MIDN Jennifer Hall (photographer)

Lieutenant Nat Davies conducts a safety brief as Executive Officer HMAS Creswell Commander Tish van Stralen looks on. (photo: MIDN Gabrielle Anastasio)

Lieutenant Nat Davies conducts a safety brief as Executive Officer HMAS Creswell Commander Tish van Stralen looks on.

Children from Wreck Bay Aboriginal Community, Jervis Bay, had a surprise from aloft this week when a Squirrel helicopter from 723 Squadron (HMAS Albatross) and personnel from HMAS Creswell dropped in for a visit.

Indigenous Pre Recruitment Course (IPRC) visits HMAS Albatross

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Dallas McMaugh (author), ABIS Alan Lancaster (photographer)

Members of NUSQN 808 and the ADF Indigenous Pre Recruitment Course members and staff at NUSQN 808, HMAS Albatross, NSW. (photo: ABIS Alan Lancaster)

Members of NUSQN 808 and the ADF Indigenous Pre Recruitment Course members and staff at NUSQN 808, HMAS Albatross, NSW.

The Indigenous Pre Recruitment Course (IPRC) recently visited HMAS Albatross as part of its program to introduce participants to the wide range of career choices available in the ADF.

Old Navy helicopter takes to the air

This article has photo gallery Published on by Mr Pup Elliott (author), Mr Rob Crawford (photographer), ABIS Sarah Williams (photographer)

The N9-3102 Iroquois 894 helicopter is removed from its pole at the entrance to Nowra for refurbishment leading up to the International Fleet Review. (photo: Mr Robert Crawford)

The N9-3102 Iroquois 894 helicopter is removed from its pole at the entrance to Nowra for refurbishment leading up to the International Fleet Review.

A piece of Navy’s Fleet Air Arm history recently took to the skies again over Nowra. Iroquois 894, Serial N9-3102, which marks the gateway to Nowra outside the Shoalhaven Tourist Information Centre, was lifted off its mount by volunteers from the Fleet Air Arm Museum in preparation for the upcoming International Fleet Review.

HMAS Albatross units compete for the 2013 Lord Stonehaven Cup

Published on by ABIS Alan Lancaster (photographer)

Executive Officer HMAS Albatross, Commander Matt Bradley passes the ball before being touched during the Stonehaven Cup touch rugby match at HMAS Albatross. (photo: ABIS Alan Lancaster)

Executive Officer HMAS Albatross, Commander Matt Bradley passes the ball before being touched during the Stonehaven Cup touch rugby match at HMAS Albatross.

Adverse weather conditions couldn’t dampen the enthusiasm when competition for the 2013 Lord Stonehaven Cup was kicked off with a game of touch football which attracted 80 participants from throughout HMAS Albatross.