Topic: Change of Command
HMAS Sirius is ‘under new management’ after a formal command handover from Captain Brian Delamont to Commander Darren Grogan.
As most HMA ships and establishments were winding down from a busy year, the team at HMAS Harman were busily preparing for a handover of Command.
After two years in command, Captain Gordon Andrew formally handed over command of HMAS Albatross to aviator Captain Simon Bateman at a ceremony in Nowra last week.
The once in a century date 11/12/13 was also a historical day for Royal Australian Navy frigate, HMAS Newcastle.
Commander Leif Maxfield has assumed command of HMAS Tobruk, relieving Commander Tim Watson while the ship stopped over in Townsville on 7 June 2013.