Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), LSIS Tara Byrne (photographer), LSIS Kayla Jackson (photographer), LSIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer), SGT Matthew Bickerton (photographer)
The vessels and teams of Navy’s Mine Warfare, Clearance Diving, Hydrographic, Meteorological, Oceanographic and Patrol Force might be among the smallest in the Fleet, but their achievements in 2019 rival those of the largest major surface ships.
Published on by LEUT Samuel Penfold (author), ABCIS Dylan White-Jennings (photographer)
The crews of Royal Australian Navy survey motor launches HMA Ships Mermaid and Paluma have been busy enhancing an important regional relationship during a recent port visit to Rabaul, Papua New Guinea.
Published on by CPOB Tony Martin (author and photographer)
Training to ‘fight and win at sea’ occurs across the Navy every day of the year, but how does that concept map to the hydrographic fleet and their motto ‘diligence and skill’? – step into the world of the Navy’s survey motor launches.
Published on by LSHSO Lawrence McLean (author and photographer)
A chance to deploy as part of HMAS Mermaid’s ship’s company to conduct soundings in Dawson Strait, Papua New Guinea, was too good an opportunity for former Papua New Guinea native, Leading Seaman Bart Tiro to pass up.