Topic: Operation MANITOU
HMAS Newcastle prepares to berth alongside in Victoria, Seychelles during Operation Manitou.
Following an extensive patrol off the coast of Africa in the South Indian Ocean while on Operation MANITOU, the crew of HMAS
Newcastle recently conducted a logistics and respite visit in Port Victoria, Seychelles.
November 21, 2017 by LCDR Fiona Southwood (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)
Siblings from HMAS Warramunga visit their family on HMAS Newcastle. From left, Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Chef (ABML-C) Paige Large, ABML-C Peta Large, ABML-C Dimitri Bellas, Leading Seaman Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Peter Bellas, Leading Seaman Naval Police Coxswain Jamie Janes and Leading Seaman Boatswain's Mate Isaac Janes.
An ‘on task’ handover has been conducted between HMA Ships
Newcastle and Warramunga in the Middle East region.
Published on November 18, 2017 by LCDR Fiona Southwood (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)
Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Chef Alex Mullen cooks a Halloween dinner for Ship's Company onboard HMAS Newcastle in the Middle East region.
Newcastle may have been on operations but the chefs on board have worked tirelessly throughout the deployment with the morale and welfare of the ship’s company in mind.
Able Seaman Marine Technician Erik Schneider is seen inside HMAS Warramunga's gas turbine room during the ships deployment to Operation MANITOU.
A world of oceans has opened up for a man who has landed his “ideal job” with the Royal Australian Navy.
Newcastle has rounded out her busy six-month deployment to the Middle East, completing some ‘firsts’ and ‘lasts’ for Australian Navy ships in the region.
Combined Task Force 150 (CTF 150) Rotation 9 group photograph during a team building exercise in the Blue Mountains.
A team from the Royal Australian Navy, Royal Canadian Navy and the Defence Science Technology Group, are preparing to take command of the next rotation for Combined Task Force 150 in the Middle East.
Published on November 10, 2017 by CPL Sebastian Beurich (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)
Leading Seaman Naval Police Coxswain Leticia Hosking is seen onboard HMAS Newcastle in the Middle East region.
Leading Seaman Naval Police Coxswain Leticia Hosking has swapped a rowboat for much larger watercraft, serving overseas with the Royal Australian Navy.
Published on October 29, 2017 by LEUT Daniel Cochrane (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)
From left, Lieutenant Simon Jeffery, Australia's High Commissioner to Madagascar, HE Ms Jenny Dee, Commanding Officer of HMAS Newcastle, Commander Mark Sirois, RAN and Madagascar's civilian media on the bridge of HMAS Newcastle during a media tour whilst alongside in Diego Suarez, Madagascar.
Newcastle recently conducted a three-day port visit to Antsiranana, also known as Diego-Suarez, in Madagascar, deployed as part of Operation MANITOU.
Members of HMAS Warramunga's ship’s company wave goodbye to family and friends as the ship sails from her home port of Fleet Base East, Garden Island, Sydney for Operation Manitou.
Warramunga and her ship’s company of 190 has departed Fleet Base East at Garden Island, Sydney for maritime security operations in the Middle East.
ScanEagle is launched from the flight deck of HMAS Newcastle in the Middle East region.
Newcastle has conducted the Royal Australian Navy’s first simultaneous operations of manned and unmanned aircraft during its current deployment to the Middle East on Operation MANITOU.