Topic: HMAS Choules (L100)
HMAS Choules outclassed a swag of other Navy sides to win the annual Patrons Cup Rugby League Competition in late July at Cronulla Sharks League Club in Sydney.
Navy's Unmanned Aircraft System Unit achieved a significant milestone in late March, completing the first of class flight trial for the ScanEagle.
The world game suddenly became much closer to home for the crew of HMAS Choules, who staged a friendly sports competition in the Cocos (Keeling) Islands last week.
Hidden along the Western Australian coastline lies a little-known oasis called Croc Creek—a little inlet located in Yampi Sound, north of Broome. Not to be deterred by its name, however, the crew of HMAS Choules decided it looked like a great place for a swim.
HMAS Choules loves a challenge. Their motto 'fight difficulty with zeal' is living up to expectations. They have been challenging all dimensions of Damage Control utilising local Fire and Rescue New South Wales crews to ensure real life scenario of anything from fire, flood and toxic hazard scenarios onboard can be managed.
HMAS Choules, at sea, conducted a clear lower deck on her flight deck, to commemorate Remembrance Day yesterday.
HMAS Choules is used to accommodating over 300 embarked forces, but recently she embarked a different kind of force when members from the Royal Australian Navy's New Entry Officers’ Course 53 crossed the gangway and began calling Choules home as they commenced their Sea Training Deployment,
HMAS Choules has a secret weapon, a quietly achieving Boatswains Mate named Zuleika Harper, known to all shipmates as ‘Zu’.
HMAS Choules ship’s company have celebrated Australia Day with sport and a barbecue while deployed on Operation RESOLUTE in northern Australian waters.
On 15 November, a bright sunny day in Brisbane, Commander Ashley Papp relinquished command of HMAS Choules, handing the weight to Commander Chris Aulmann. The handover of the ‘weight’’ symbolises the transfer of the responsibility of command.