Topic: HMAS Choules (L100)
Published on September 24, 2019 by LEUT Andrew Herring (author), LSIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)
L-R: Chief Petty Officer Marine Technician Tyrone Mason-Powell; HMAS Choules Executive Officer, Lieutenant Commander Arron Convery, RAN; Petty Officer Electronics Technician Steven Mackenzie; and Able Seaman Electronics Technician Darren Johnson stand on the flight deck during the official reception held onboard HMAS Choules as part of the ship’s port visit to Dili in Timor-Leste during the 20th Anniversary of INTERFET Commemorations.
Among the 227 crew members from HMAS
Choules supporting INTERFET anniversary events in Timor-Leste were four members of the ship’s company who were INTERFET veterans themselves.
Members of HMAS Choules plant trees at Vailima Botanical Gardens during their visit to Apia, Samoa.
The ADF continues to build relationships in Samoa through a series of activities with the community as part of the Australian Government’s commitment to the region.
HMAS Sirius conducts a replenishment at sea with HMAS Choules.
On her way home to Fleet Base West from the warmer climes of the South West Pacific, HMAS
Sirius rendezvoused with east-based HMA Ships Hobart and Choules in the waters off Jervis Bay for a replenishment at sea.
Royal Australian Navy Maritime Logistics – Chefs, from left, AB Benjamin Kleemeyer, AB Gabriel Perdomo Valle, AB Brendan Berthaly, CPO Drew Robinson, LS Lachlan Stevenson, AB Gregory Roeser and AB Raj Rajak stand in the newly renovated galley aboard HMAS Choules, Sydney.
The old saying “an army marches on its stomach” is also true of warships, with crews relying on their chefs to provide nutritious meals to keep them sailing.
Royal Solomon Islands Police and Australian Defence Force members come together for a day of sporting events in Honiara, Solomon Islands.
Music and sport are well known for providing many benefits, including the ability to bring communities together.
Royal Australian Navy Commander Phillipa Hay, Commander Task Group 637, and Commander Scott Houlihan, Commanding Officer HMAS Choules with Royal Solomon Islands Police Force Recruits in Honiara, Solomon Islands.
Australian Defence Force personnel assigned to Joint Task Group 637 have completed their visit to the Solomon Islands capital, Honiara.
Members of the Papua New Guinea Defence Force Maritime Element on the flight deck of HMAS Choules after being winched down to the deck from an MRH-90 Multi Role Helicopter during a deployment to the South West Pacific region.
Choules has hosted 18 members of the Maritime Element of the Papua New Guinea Defence Force for a short voyage from Port Moresby to the Lombrum Naval Base, HMPNGS Tarangau, in Manus Province.
Australian Army LARC’s conduct amphibious operations transporting stores and equipment ashore from HMAS Choules to Tarangau Naval base, Manus Island, Papua New Guinea.
Choules has departed Papua New Guinea, having successfully completed a visit to Port Moresby and the Lombrum Naval Base, Her Majesty’s Papua New Guinea Ship Tarangau in Manus Province.
HMAS Choules off the Coast of Tanna Island for the fourth anniversary of Tropical Cyclone Pam commemorative service at Tafea Provincial Government Council Offices, Vanuatu.
Members of the Australian Defence Force recently took part in a moving ceremony on Vanuatu’s Tanna Island to mark the fourth anniversary of Tropical Cyclone Pam.
Royal Australian Navy Boatswains Mate, Seaman Callum McKenzie prepares to pass securing lines, as an Australian Army LCM8 landing craft enters the well dock of HMAS Choules in Townsville, Queensland.
Choules has deployed on a month long activity focused on conducting maritime and land training activities with Australia’s regional partners in the Southwest Pacific.