Topic: HMAS Choules (L100)
Able Seaman Aviation Technician Aircraft Jason Hextell shows Craftsman, Private Tristan Creasy (right) and Craftsman, Private Dylan Rowe (centre) the procedure for securing the rotor blades of the MRH-90 helicopter embarked on HMAS Choules.
The first major joint amphibious exercise for the year, Exercise SEA DAWN, is now underway in North Queensland.
Published on February 27, 2014 by LEUT Vishal Bhakoo (author), LSCSO Matthew Limb (photographer), LEUT Kedar Shah (photographer)
HMAS Success and HMAS Choules conduct a Replenishment at Sea.
There is always an air of expectation when a Royal Australian Navy ship heads off on a deployment; even more so after a long period of maintenance.
Catafalque party onboard HMAS Choules as part of the memorial service for the 50th anniversary of the HMAS Voyager (II) and HMAS Melbourne collision.
The Royal Australian Navy has held a moving commemorative service onboard HMAS
Choules for over 200 survivors and families of the 82 brave souls who lost their lives when HMAS Voyager (II) and HMAS Melbourne (II) tragically collided off Jervis Bay on 10 February 1964.
Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Tim Barrett and Commander Surface Force, Commodore Jonathan Mead, present Commanding Officer HMAS Choules, Commander Ash Papp with the Spada Shield.
Last week, the ship’s company of HMAS
Choules held a clear lower deck to witness the award of the Spada Shield and the Pakistan Shield (Major).
January 27, 2014 by LEUT Lauren Rago (author), ABIS Tom Gibson (photographer), ABIS Kayla Hayes (photographer)
HMAS Choules amongst the Sydney Harbour traffic during the 2014 Australia Day celebrations.
Choules held centre stage for Australia Day festivities in Sydney Harbour this weekend.
HMAS Choules at Manus Island HMPNGS Tarangau, Lombrum Naval Base.
It was a year of milestones for HMAS
Choules, with the ship proving her value on operation and during a number of amphibious training and aviation exercises.
HMAS Choules pulls alongside the newly commissioned Berth 10 in Townsville to clear customs and quarantine.
On her way home from Operation LANDSCAPE, HMAS
Choules stopped off in Townsville and used the newly commissioned Berth 10 to clear customs and quarantine.
Friends and family turn out at the Cruiser Wharf of Sydney's Garden Island, to welcome home their loved ones onboard HMAS Choules, as the amphibious ship returns to her home port.
After almost six-months at sea HMAS
Choules has returned to her homeport of Garden Island, Sydney.
CO HMAS Choules Commander Ashley Papp presents CO Tarangau Naval Base Commander Peter Tupma with a framed memory.
Choules recently hosted an Official Reception and Ceremonial Sunset to mark the end of their mission as part of Operation LANDSCAPE.
Published on October 29, 2013 by LEUT Sarah Mills (author), LSCIS Stephanie Cokanauto (photographer)
HMAS Choules' crew salute during a memorial service at the Manus Island cemetery.
Personnel from HMAS
Choules conducted a memorial service at a cemetery on Manus Island to remember Australians who died there. The ceremony was conducted on 24 October 2013 by the ship's Chaplain.