Topic: HMAS Stuart (F153)

HMAS Stuart commemorates Anzac Day at sea

This article has photo gallery Published on by CPO Stephen Slack (author), CPOB Ken Lawton (photographer)

Catafalque Guard Commander Lieutenant Simon Dickson, Royal New Zealand Navy delivers a general salute on on the flight deck of HMAS Stuart. (photo: CPOB Ken Lawton)

Catafalque Guard Commander Lieutenant Simon Dickson, Royal New Zealand Navy delivers a general salute on on the flight deck of HMAS Stuart.

As dawn was breaking on Friday 25 April, the crew from HMAS Stuart formed up on the ship's flight deck for an Anzac Day Service.

HMAS Stuart sailors tour historic HMAS Castlemaine

Published on by LCDR Michelle Ryan (author), CPOML-S Stephen Slack (photographer)

HMAS Stuart's Ship’s Company stand in front of the World War Two Minesweeper, HMAS Castlemaine in Williamstown, Victoria. (photo: CPOML-S Stephen Slack)

HMAS Stuart's Ship’s Company stand in front of the World War Two Minesweeper, HMAS Castlemaine in Williamstown, Victoria.

A group of Officers and Sailors from HMAS Stuart recently toured the World War Two Minesweeper, HMAS Castlemaine in Williamstown, Victoria.

HMAS Stuart's ‘Tartan Terrors’ donate funds raised to Red Kite charity

Published on by LCDR Michelle Ryan (author)

Able Seaman Rhys O'Neill, a member of HMAS Stuart's ship's company, presents representatives Mr Alex Daoust and Ms Deearn Hughes from the Red Kite charity with a cheque onboard HMAS Stuart.

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Able Seaman Rhys O'Neill, a member of HMAS Stuart's ship's company, presents representatives Mr Alex Daoust and Ms Deearn Hughes from the Red Kite charity with a cheque onboard HMAS Stuart.

The Ship’s Company of HMAS Stuart recently presented a donation to the charity ‘Red Kite’. The ship shares a longstanding relationship with Red Kite, a charity providing financial support to cancer sufferers aged 0-24 years and their families.

HMAS Stuart contributes to Keeping Watch

Published on by SBLT Jack Davis (author), CPOB Ken Lawton (photographer)

Members of HMAS Stuart's ship’s company present Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs, AO, CSC, RAN with a donation for Navy's ‘Keeping Watch’ charity. Front: ABET Skye Shakoush, LSMED Jasmin Fisher, LCDR Benjamin Dalton and LEUT Emma Houlihan. Back: POML-C Marcos Nielsen, CPOCIS Scott Allen, CPOML-S Slack and LT Simon Dickson (RNZN). (photo: CPOB Ken Lawton)

Members of HMAS Stuart's ship’s company present Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs, AO, CSC, RAN with a donation for Navy's ‘Keeping Watch’ charity. Front: ABET Skye Shakoush, LSMED Jasmin Fisher, LCDR Benjamin Dalton and LEUT Emma Houlihan. Back: POML-C Marcos Nielsen, CPOCIS Scott Allen, CPOML-S Slack and LT Simon Dickson (RNZN).

Last Friday HMAS Stuart hosted the Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Griggs and presented him with a donation for the Navy’s charity, Keeping Watch.

Sirius kicks off 2014 with a bit of RAS(L) dazzle

Published on by LEUT Des Paroz (author and photographer), LCDR Peter Russell (photographer)

A thirsty HMAS Stuart receives liquid replenishment from HMAS Sirius during border protection duties. (photo: LEUT Des Paroz)

A thirsty HMAS Stuart receives liquid replenishment from HMAS Sirius during border protection duties.

West-based tanker HMAS Sirius has conducted the first Replenishment at Sea for the Royal Australian Navy in 2014.

Australian and New Zealand training collaboration

Published on by LEUT Kelli Lunt (author)

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Training elements of the Royal Australian and Royal New Zealand Navies recently joined forces to collaborate on unit readiness evaluations during Exercise ANZAC 2013.

Successful torpedo firing

Published on by LSIS Brenton Freind (photographer)

HMAS Stuart fires a live MU90 torpedo 'war shot' at a submerged static target in the EAXA (East Australian Exercise Area), off the NSW South Coast. (photo: LSIS Brenton Freind)

HMAS Stuart fires a live MU90 torpedo 'war shot' at a submerged static target in the EAXA (East Australian Exercise Area), off the NSW South Coast.

The Royal Australian Navy has successfully conducted the world’s first firing of a ‘war shot’ MU90 Lightweight Torpedo.

'Tartan Terror' reborn

Published on by LCDR David Perry (author), LSIS James Whittle (photographer)

Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Steward (ABML-S) Brad Collins, Seaman Maritime Logistics - Personnel Operations Kelly Timbs and Seaman Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Carly Bakes show their old and new badges as crew members of HMAS Stuart. (photo: LSIS James Whittle)

Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Steward (ABML-S) Brad Collins, Seaman Maritime Logistics - Personnel Operations Kelly Timbs and Seaman Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Carly Bakes show their old and new badges as crew members of HMAS Stuart.

It was with a sense of pride and achievement that HMAS Stuart longing for home, entered Sydney in procedure Alpha after having been away for two years in extended readiness.

'Tartan Terror' returns

Published on by LCDR David Perry (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)

HMAS Stuart prepares to come alongside her home port at Garden Island, Sydney, to the sounds of bagpipes. HMAS Stuart was temporarily based in the west after a hull swap with HMAS Anzac. (photo: ABIS Richard Cordell)

HMAS Stuart prepares to come alongside her home port at Garden Island, Sydney, to the sounds of bagpipes. HMAS Stuart was temporarily based in the west after a hull swap with HMAS Anzac.

Following an extremely busy and challenging ten weeks alongside Fleet Base West, HMAS Stuart returned to Sydney yesterday. With the sounds of a lone piper playing on the Chaff Deck, the ‘Tartan Terror’ glided into Fleet Base East and was met by family and friends as well as the Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Tim Barrett.

Chanaya Resek-Takai - Prince of Wales Island, Torres Strait

Published on by CPOIS David Connolly (photographer)

Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Chanaya Resek-Takai is currently serving in the Anzac class frigate HMAS Stuart. (photo: CPOIS David Connolly)

Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Chanaya Resek-Takai is currently serving in the Anzac class frigate HMAS Stuart.

Despite the surprise of a cold Melbourne day on her first day as a new recruit, Chanaya Resek-Takai of Prince of Wales Island in the Torres Strait, has never regretted her decision to join the Royal Australian Navy.