Topic: HMAS Kuttabul

Best base for Kuttabul

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)

L-R: Commanding Officer HMAS Kuttabul, Commander Rebecca Jeffcoat, RAN; Governor of New South Wales, His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley, AC, DSC (Ret’d); and HMAS Kuttabul's Ship's Warrant Officer, Warrant Officer Robert Van Eldik, hold the Governor's Cup in front of the parade at Ceremonial Divisions, held at the Royal Australian Navy Heritage Centre, Garden Island, Sydney. (photo: ABIS Richard Cordell)

L-R: Commanding Officer HMAS Kuttabul, Commander Rebecca Jeffcoat, RAN; Governor of New South Wales, His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley, AC, DSC (Ret’d); and HMAS Kuttabul's Ship's Warrant Officer, Warrant Officer Robert Van Eldik, hold the Governor's Cup in front of the parade at Ceremonial Divisions, held at the Royal Australian Navy Heritage Centre, Garden Island, Sydney.

The Governor’s Cup has been awarded to HMAS Kuttabul as the best performing Royal Australian Navy shore establishment in all aspects of operations, safety, training and support to the fleet for the year.

Navy rugby celebrates a big year with a new home

Published on by LEUT Des Paroz (author), ABIS Jake Badior (photographer)

Mr Bill Slatyer, an ex member of the Royal Australian Navy Rugby Union squad looks over old images in the historic rugby room at HMAS Kuttabul. (photo: ABIS Jake Badior)

Mr Bill Slatyer, an ex member of the Royal Australian Navy Rugby Union squad looks over old images in the historic rugby room at HMAS Kuttabul.

With 2014 already proving to be a very big year for Royal Australian Navy Rugby Union (RANRU), a function was held at HMAS Kuttabul last week to send off the men’s team, who will participate in the Commonwealth Navies Rugby Cup in New Zealand.

Navy team provides royal service

Published on by LEUT Des Paroz (author), ABIS Tom Gibson (photographer)

Leading from the front, Maritime Logistics Steward Petty Officer Amy Fitzpatrick, alongside staff of HMAS Kuttabul's wardroom, from left, Able Seaman Langford, Able Seaman Shepherd, Petty Officer Fitzpatrick, Seaman Crooks, Able Seaman Clifford. (photo: ABIS Tom Gibson)

Leading from the front, Maritime Logistics Steward Petty Officer Amy Fitzpatrick, alongside staff of HMAS Kuttabul's wardroom, from left, Able Seaman Langford, Able Seaman Shepherd, Petty Officer Fitzpatrick, Seaman Crooks, Able Seaman Clifford.

When the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited Australia recently, members of the Royal Australian Navy in Sydney and Canberra stepped up to serve the Royal family.

Ship’s company join Anzac Day March in Queensland town of Kuttabul

Published on by LEUT Nic Hawkins (author), Ms Barbara Perna (photographer)

HMAS Kuttabul's Ship's Warrant Officer Robert Van Eldik and Petty Officer Nathan Dwyer with past and serving members at Hampden State School, Kuttabul, Qld for the Dawn Service on Anzac Day 2014. (photo: Ms Barbara Perna)

HMAS Kuttabul's Ship's Warrant Officer Robert Van Eldik and Petty Officer Nathan Dwyer with past and serving members at Hampden State School, Kuttabul, Qld for the Dawn Service on Anzac Day 2014.

‘Kuttabul’ is synonymous with the Royal Australian Navy values its members hold dear. The name has adorned the hull of a ship and today, a significant Royal Australian Navy base.

70th anniversary year a big one for Kuttabul

Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), LSIS Brenton Freind (photographer), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)

Long queues are formed to look over HMAS Darwin as some expected 22,000 members of the general public visit Sydney's Garden Island, to view the Australian and International warships on display for the Navy Open Day as part of the International Fleet Review 2013. (photo: LSIS Brenton Freind)

Long queues are formed to look over HMAS Darwin as some expected 22,000 members of the general public visit Sydney's Garden Island, to view the Australian and International warships on display for the Navy Open Day as part of the International Fleet Review 2013.

2013 was a big year for HMAS Kuttabul, with the base celebrating its 70th Anniversary since commissioning.

The changing face of HMAS Kuttabul

Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), ABIS Jesse Rhynard (photographer)

The Commanding Officer of HMAS Kuttabul, Commander Todd Willson stands outside the HMAS Kuttabul gangway. (photo: ABIS Jesse Rhynard)

The Commanding Officer of HMAS Kuttabul, Commander Todd Willson stands outside the HMAS Kuttabul gangway.

It has been a busy year at Garden Island, Sydney with a number of changes being made to access and berthing arrangements.

HMAS Kuttabul Leadership Series

Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), ABIS Sarah Ebsworth (photographer)

Lieutenant Commander Wendy Lissing, with Leading Seaman Tyrone Munro reading a manual on the old Vista Simulator at the Combat System Maintenance School (CSMS) based at HMAS Kuttabul. (photo: ABIS Sarah Ebsworth)

Lieutenant Commander Wendy Lissing, with Leading Seaman Tyrone Munro reading a manual on the old Vista Simulator at the Combat System Maintenance School (CSMS) based at HMAS Kuttabul.

The head coach of the South Sydney Rabbitohs Michael Maguire will volunteer his time this week and speak about his leadership style at the inaugural HMAS Kuttabul Leadership Series.

Navy donates hundreds of food items to the needy

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Lauren Rago (author), ABIS Jake Badior (photographer)

Commanding Officer HMAS Kuttabul, Commander Todd Willson, RAN and Chief Executive Officer Foodbank NSW, Gerry Andersen with the donations provided by ship's company of HMAS Kuttabul for a food drive held in conjunction with Foodbank NSW. (photo: ABIS Jake Badior)

Commanding Officer HMAS Kuttabul, Commander Todd Willson, RAN and Chief Executive Officer Foodbank NSW, Gerry Andersen with the donations provided by ship's company of HMAS Kuttabul for a food drive held in conjunction with Foodbank NSW.

In the spirit of Christmas, Navy personnel and their families from across the Fleet have donated hundreds of food items for redistribution via welfare groups to the community’s poorest and most needy members.

Kuttabul sailors help Starlight children celebrate

Published on by LEUT Lauren Rago (author), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)

Able Seaman William Mabo and Jeremy Visser with Luna Park entertainers at the Starlight Children's Foundation annual Christmas party, held at Luna Park, Sydney. (photo: ABIS Bonny Gassner)

Able Seaman William Mabo and Jeremy Visser with Luna Park entertainers at the Starlight Children's Foundation annual Christmas party, held at Luna Park, Sydney.

Seven Royal Australian Navy personnel from HMAS Kuttabul supported the Starlight Children’s Foundation at Luna Park in Sydney last week, helping to brighten the lives of some very special children.

Sydney sailors support Legacy

Published on by Administrator (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)

Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Tim Barrett, AM, CSC, RAN lays a wreath at The Cenotaph Memorial, Martin Place in Sydney during the Legacy Week Launch and Remembrance Ceremony. (photo: ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez)

Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Tim Barrett, AM, CSC, RAN lays a wreath at The Cenotaph Memorial, Martin Place in Sydney during the Legacy Week Launch and Remembrance Ceremony.

Over 40 shipmates from HMAS Kuttabul and Garden Island pounded the pavement throughout Sydney from 2-6 September 2013 to collect donations for Legacy Week’s iconic annual fundraising campaign.