Topic: HMAS Penguin
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.
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 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.
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’.
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.
Dignitaries, former Clearance Divers and personnel from HMAS Penguin listen to Commanding Officer HMAS Penguin, Commander Paul Doble, RAN, during the HMAS Penguin redevelopment opening ceremony.
Mosman based establishment HMAS
Penguin achieved a number of milestones this year with the completion of a range of new facilities, improving health support and training to the Fleet.
Mine Counter Measure Instructor, Petty Officer Nathan Farrugia, with his Morse MK V Diving Helmet at the opening of the Royal Australian Navy Clearance Diving School and Submarine Underwater Medicine Unit.
Heritage dive equipment was proudly on display at the opening of the Royal Australian Navy Clearance Diving School and Submarine Underwater Medicine Unit.
From left, Lieutenant Commander Russ Crawford, RAN; Deputy Chief of Navy Vice Rear Admiral Michael van Balen, RAN; and Lieutenant Commander Joel Hissink, RAN, cut the ceremonial ribbon during the HMAS Penguin redevelopment opening ceremony, Sydney.
After two years of construction, the upgraded Royal Australian Navy Diving School and the Submarine and Underwater Medicine Unit (SUMU) at HMAS
Penguin was officially opened by Deputy Chief of Navy, Rear Admiral Michael van Balen today.
The National Anthem is played as attendees pay their marks of respect at the Sir David Martin community reception during the Ceremonial Sunset at HMAS Penguin.
Members of the Mosman community were invited to HMAS
Penguin last week to observe a Ceremonial Sunset, as part of the annual community engagement program.
Participants sprint off as a part of the the annual HMAS Penguin Gate to Gate Fun Run.
One hundred and three people took part in this years Gate to Gate Fun Run event at HMAS