Topic: HMAS Childers (P93)
Six crew members of Armidale Class patrol boat HMAS Childers have answered the call for an increase in blood donations while alongside in HMAS Cairns.
The release of a rescued Green Sea Turtle back into the ocean by HMAS Childers has capped a successful few months for Royal Australian Navy Patrol Boats in the Top End on their mission to protect Australia’s natural resources.
The Royal Australian Navy's commitment to the White Ribbon campaign has taken a major step forward, with Navy being granted partner status in the Northern Territory.
HMAS Childers has arrived in Darwin after participating in MILAN 2014, the biannual international naval event hosted by the Indian Navy in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
Wynnum local Christian Duncan was following in the footsteps of his two brothers, who serve in the Navy and Air Force, when he joined the Navy in 2008. Making the decision to join the Navy fulfilled the wishes of his late father, who always wanted all three sons to join the Australian Defence Force.
Able Seaman Kirsty Strike and her ship mates onboard HMAS Childers, an Armidale Class Patrol Boat, are returning home from Kirsty's first overseas deployment with the Navy.
As the Ship’s Company of HMAS Childers continue their current Indian Ocean deployment, Able Seaman Alex Shears shares his job experience as a Maritime Logistic - Chef.
HMAS Childers may be the smallest international vessel at MILAN 2014, but the Armidale Class Patrol boat drew the largest crowd at the food and cultural display in Port Blair, India.
In an historically significant moment, a Royal Australian Navy ship has visited Bangladesh. HMAS Childers, an Armidale class Patrol Boat, pulled alongside the Port of Chittagong to the welcoming sound of the Bangladesh Navy Band and as soon as the gangway was across, local school children presented the Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Commander Christopher Brough, RAN with fresh flowers.