Topic: Return to Australia
August 24, 2018 by LCDR Dallas Gray (author), LSIS Kayla Jackson (photographer), LSIS Peter Thompson (photographer)
Family and friends greet HMAS Success as she returns to her homeport of Fleet Base East, Sydney, after a five-month deployment through South East Asia and the Pacific.
Success returned to Fleet Base East on August 24 after a five month deployment to South East Asia and the Pacific, in support of Indo Pacific Endeavour and Exercise RIMPAC 18.
August 20, 2018 by Mr Andrew Bujdegan (author), LSIS Kylie Jagiello (photographer), LSIS Lee-Anne Cooper (photographer)
HMAS Sheean berths alongside Diamantina Pier at Fleet Base West, Western Australia.
After departing Fleet Base West at the end of May, Collins Class submarine, HMAS
Sheean, has made a welcome return to friends and families who lined the wharf on August 14.
More than a thousand people have lined the wharf at Garden Island, Sydney to welcome HMAS
Warramunga back to her homeport after a nine-month deployment.
July 23, 2017 by Department of Defence Media Release (author), LSIS Brad Darvill (photographer)
HMAS Arunta's crew lines the deck in 'Procedure Alpha' as the ship returns to her home port of Fleet Base West, Rockingham after completing a nine-month deployment to Operation MANITOU.
Arunta has sailed into her home port of Fleet Base West in Rockingham, Western Australia, after completing the longest Middle Eastern deployment of an Australian Navy vessel since the first Gulf War.
HMAS Arunta's S70-B Helicopter (Skeletor) lands onboard during a patrol in the Middle East region.
Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS
Arunta is returning home to Australia after completing the longest Middle Eastern deployment by a Navy vessel since 1990.
Submariners haul in on berthing lines as HMAS Rankin comes alongside Diamantina Pier, Fleet Base West, returning home after the submarine completed a nine month deployment.
Rankin has returned to HMAS Stirling following her recent nine month deployment which Commander Submarine Force Captain Matt Buckley, described as “the longest single deployment for a Collins Class Submarine.”
Chief Petty Officer Electronics Technician Craig Fowler is reunited with his family at HMAS Melbourne's welcome home ceremony.
Seven long months away from home ended with an ecstatic family reunion for HMAS
Melbourne sailor Chief Petty Officer Electronics Technician Craig Fowler, after returning from Operation MANITOU in the Middle East.
February 28, 2016 by Department of Defence Media Release (author), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer), LSIS Sarah Williams (photographer)
HMAS Melbourne draws alongside the wharf at Garden Island, Sydney after spending 203 days deployed to the Middle East Region.
After five successful narcotic seizures in the Middle East and 203 days away from home, Royal Australian Navy frigate, HMAS
Melbourne was welcomed back to her home port of Sydney today.
January 17, 2016 by MIDN Jonathan Williams (author), LSML-S Joshua Matthews (photographer)
Sub Lieutenant Nicholas Asara, Midshipman Jon Williams, Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Support Operations and Able Seaman Communication and Information Systems Jessica Gunning line the upper decks as HMAS Sirius prepares to come alongside Fleet Base West, WA.
After deploying in August for South East Asia, HMAS
Sirius returned home to Fleet Base West on 13 December to the cheers of family and friends.
Family and friends gather on Diamantina Wharf to welcome home HMAS Dechaineux from a South East Asia deployment.
Dechaineux returned to her home port at Fleet Base West just before Christmas, following a six month deployment to Asia and the east coast of Australia.