Topic: HMAS Stirling
L-R: Royal Australian Navy sailors Able Seaman Combat Systems Operator Shamira Altschwager; Chief Petty Officer Combat Systems Manager Mel Dennett; Leading Seaman Combat Systems Operator Stacey Hooper; and Commanding Officer HMAS Stirling, Captain Ainsley Morthorpe, CSM, RAN, collect rubbish during the 'Clean Up Stirling Day' activity on board HMAS Stirling, WA.
Stirling is looking more pristine than usual after a recent whole-of-base clean up to celebrate 41 years of service.
Attendees pose together outside the HMAS Stirling Chaplaincy Centre entrance 'The Hutcho Portico' after the conclusion of the official reopening of the Wellbeing Precinct at HMAS Stirling, WA.
July 15 marked a significant date in the Fleet Base West calendar as it saw the official re-opening of a number of personnel-support units that are collectively known as the Wellbeing Precinct.
Volunteer Trish Clark works with 'Poppy Lady' Judy Batho and other volunteers to clean and prepare the handmade poppies for Remembrance Day.
The Returned and Services League of Western Australia ‘Poppy Ladies’ are once again preparing to roll out the fields of poppies that we saw last year around Remembrance Day.
LCDR Dave Reid, POETSM Terry Douglas and WOMTSM Mark Layton with some of the flotsam collected at Beagle Bay, Garden Island, WA.
A beach on the west side of Garden Island - an area south of Perth that houses HMAS
Stirling and Fleet Base West - has had 200kg of flotsam (floating debris) removed as part of an environmental program organised by the Collins Submarines Program Office (COLSPO).
L-R: Governor of Western Australia, The Hon Kim Beazley, AC; Chief Petty Officer Naval Police Coxswain Bill Prince; and Seaman Gap Year Isaac Crook use a ceremonial sword to cut a cake made to celebrate the 190th anniversary of Navy on Garden Island, WA in the Sir James Stirling Mess on HMAS Stirling.
One hundred and ninety years of Navy presence on the unique shores of Garden Island, Western Australia was celebrated recently at HMAS
Executive Officer HMAS Stirling, CMDR Larry Menon, RAN, presents a Certificate of Appreciation on behalf of HMAS Stirling to Senior Sergeant Brett Reyne and the Rockingham Police Force for their assistance and cooperation during combined base security training exercises. L-R: Warrant Officer Naval Police Coxswain Glen Wright; Police Sergeant Chris Campbell; Executive Officer HMAS Stirling, CMDR Larry Menon, RAN; OIC Rockingham Police Station, Senior Sergeant Brett Reyne; Police Sergeant Richard Wells; and Chief Petty Officer Naval Police Coxswain Mark Williams.
The close relationship between HMAS
Stirling and the local constabulary was formally recognised recently when Rockingham Police Command was presented with a Certificate of Appreciation by Stirling Executive Officer Commander Larry Menon.
Captain Brian Delamont, RAN (left) hands Command of HMAS Stirling to Captain Ainsley Morthorpe, CSM, RAN (right). As part of the handover ceremony, the two Captains exchanged a weight, symbolising the 'weight of command'.
Stirling has had a change at the top as former Commanding Officer Captain Brian Delamont handed over the reins of Navy’s largest base to Captain Ainsley Morthorpe on the first day of February.
February 19, 2019 by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), POIS James Whittle (photographer), CPOIS Damian Pawlenko (photographer), POIS Yuri Ramsey (photographer), LSIS Richard Cordell (photographer)
Navy submariners and competition winners stand on the casing of Collins class submarine HMAS Sheean during a tour of HMAS Stirling, Western Australia. L-R: Katelyn Mayne, Sarah Cox, Jack Evans, Able Seaman Electronic Warfare Submarines Kale Vassallo, Damon Dawson, Melvin Wong, Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Submarines Leon Bromley, Noah Edberg, Kirkley Whiting, Leading Seaman Communications and Information Systems Submarines Casey Seizovic and Tahlia Purdie.
A group of eight young people with submarine careers in their sights were treated to a close-up encounter with a Collins class submarine at Australia’s largest Navy base recently as part of a national competition run by Defence Force Recruiting.
February 10, 2019 by Mr Andrew Bujdegan (author), LSIS Richard Cordell (photographer), CPOIS Damian Pawlenko (photographer), POIS James Whittle (photographer)
Seaman Maritime Logistics - Personnel Kayla Petersen leads a tour group around HMAS Toowoomba during the HMAS Stirling Families Day.
Navy members in Western Australia made their families the focus on January 25 as they hosted the annual HMAS
Stirling Families Day.
Commanding Officer HMAS Stirling, Captain Brian Delamont, RAN, (left) is joined by his family as he is farewelled by Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN, (right) at a clear lower deck during a visit to HMAS Stirling.
After 38 years of distinguished service in the Royal Australian Navy, HMAS
Stirling’s Commanding Officer, Captain Brian Delamont, is set to call it a day.