Topic: HMAS Armidale (P83)

New guardian arrives in the Pacific

Published on by Mr Josh Williams (author)

Ngahau Koula departs Port Vila, Vanuatu, with HMAS Armidale enroute to Tonga ahead of her upcoming commissioning. (photo: )

Ngahau Koula departs Port Vila, Vanuatu, with HMAS Armidale enroute to Tonga ahead of her upcoming commissioning.

The third of 21 Guardian Class Patrol Boats donated by Australia to partners in the Pacific region has been escorted to Tonga by HMAS Armidale.

Boarding techniques refined

This article has photo gallery Published on by LSIS Jayson Tufrey (author and photographer)

HMAS Glenelg and her sea boat stand off Discovery III during a fisheries boarding exercise during Exercise KAKADU off the coast of Darwin, NT. (photo: LSIS Jayson Tufrey)

HMAS Glenelg and her sea boat stand off Discovery III during a fisheries boarding exercise during Exercise KAKADU off the coast of Darwin, NT.

Australia’s closest neighbours had the opportunity to observe Royal Australian Navy tactics, techniques and procedures in real-time as minor war vessels conducted boarding operation training off the coast of Darwin during Exercise KAKADU.

Assail Two shines at PENGUIN 2015

Published on by Department of Defence (author)

Lieutenant Commander Philip Draper, Commanding Officer Assail Two, and Lieutenant Colonel Khairil Rahman, Commanding Officer KDB Daruttaqkwa (photo: Unknown)

Lieutenant Commander Philip Draper, Commanding Officer Assail Two, and Lieutenant Colonel Khairil Rahman, Commanding Officer KDB Daruttaqkwa

Patrol boat crew Assail Two has recently completed Exercise PENGUIN 2015, embarked in HMAS Armidale, bringing to a close a four day exercise that included harbour and sea phases as well as social and sports activities.

Armidale local serves at sea on HMAS Armidale this Christmas

Published on by SBLT Edward Costigan (author), ABIS Kathy Tuddenham (photographer)

Sub Lieutenant Sophie Gollan from Armidale NSW,  proud to serve onboard HMAS Armidale patrol boat alongside Darwin. (photo: ABIS Kathleen Tuddenham)

Sub Lieutenant Sophie Gollan from Armidale NSW, proud to serve onboard HMAS Armidale patrol boat alongside Darwin.

Armidale local Sophie Gollan is away from home this Christmas as she conducts border protection operations on Patrol Boat HMAS Armidale in Australia's northern waters.

Perth local following in grandfather’s footsteps

Published on by SBLT Bianca Wise (author)

Midshipman Daniel Skipworth, RAN, takes a fix on the starboard bridge wing prior to weighing anchor, on board HMAS Perth in Cockburn Sound, WA.
   (photo: ABIS Jayson Tufrey)

Midshipman Daniel Skipworth, RAN, takes a fix on the starboard bridge wing prior to weighing anchor, on board HMAS Perth in Cockburn Sound, WA.

This year, instead of sailing on Thunder Bird - his grandfather’s Hock Dufall boat - on Christmas Day, Daniel Skipworth will be conducting maritime patrols onboard an Armidale Class Patrol Boat in Australia's northern waters.

Two Tasmanians take on Border Protection operations this Christmas

Published on by LSIS Jo Dilorenzo (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)

Fresh out of Launceston, Tasmania, Seaman Marine Technician Josh Eyles and Seaman Electronics Technician Jamie Cooper from Patrol Boat Crew Attack Four, currently embarked on HMAS Armidale, prepare to sail from Darwin to take part in Border Protection Operations in Australia's north over Christmas. (photo: ABIS Richard Cordell)

Fresh out of Launceston, Tasmania, Seaman Marine Technician Josh Eyles and Seaman Electronics Technician Jamie Cooper from Patrol Boat Crew Attack Four, currently embarked on HMAS Armidale, prepare to sail from Darwin to take part in Border Protection Operations in Australia's north over Christmas.

Two Tassie lads will be away from home this Christmas as they both conduct patrols onboard an Armidale Class Patrol Boat within Australia’s northern waters.