Topic: HMAS Tobruk (II)
Home to many thousands of Australian Defence Force members over the past three and a half decades, the former HMAS Tobruk will now be home to sealife and recreational divers.
After almost 35 years of dedicated service, the Royal Australian Navy’s humanitarian aid and disaster relief ship HMAS Tobruk was decommissioned at her home port of Garden Island, in Sydney, today.
Personnel from HMAS Tobruk, the Australian Army and the Royal Australian Air Force have been awarded Military Civic Action medals by the Philippines Government for their assistance following Typhoon Haiyan in late 2013.
Mother of four, Lieutenant Commander Chiristina Ween reflects on life as a sea-going mum.
Burnie boy Scott Revell has travelled the world with the Royal Australian Navy but the Chief Petty Officer always enjoys returning home to Tasmania.
Petty Officer Adam Hoskinson is an Information Technology manager with a difference. You won't find him working in a standard office with a city outlook; instead Adam enjoys an ever-changing ocean view.
Seaman Bradley Spinks swapped his job stacking the supermarket shelves for a career at sea - and couldn’t be happier with his decision.
Recently, HMAS Tobruk conducted a rendezvous in the Mindanao Sea, Philippines Islands; with the Japanese Naval Ships Ise (LHD) and Towada (AOR) to achieve a short notice replenishment.
Chaplains made history on Sunday 24 November when two church parades were held for the first time in HMAS Tobruk.
The crew of HMAS Tobruk has returned home just in time for Christmas after helping the people of the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan.