Topic: Duke of Gloucester’s Cup
His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales presents the Duke of Gloucester's Cup to HS Blue Crew onboard HMAS Leeuwin.
His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales presented the Duke of Gloucester’s Cup to the crew of Hydrographic Ship (HS) Blue Crew at HMAS
Officers and sailors from east based ships and establishments parade on the flight deck of HMAS Canberra during Fleet Divisions at Garden Island, Sydney.
With great fanfare, more than 1,500 officers and sailors have lined the decks of HMAS
Canberra in the Australian Fleet’s 2017 Ceremonial Divisions.
September 22, 2017 by Mr John Perryman (author), Department of Defence (photographer), ABIS Yuri Ramsey (photographer)
HMAS Hobart (II) returning to Sydney Harbour for the last time prior to being decommissioned.
On 23 September, the Royal Australian Navy will commission the first of three new destroyers. In continuing our reflective stories of previous ships that have carried the name HMAS
Hobart, this is the story of Hobart (II).
Group Photograph of the crew of HMAS Rankin with the Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), Lady Lynne Cosgrove, Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Stuart Mayer, CSC and Bar, RAN, and holding the Gloucester Cup is Commanding Officer HMAS Rankin, Commander Micheal Jacobson, CSM, RAN, in the Gymnasium at HMAS Stirling, Western Australia.
The Collins class submarine HMAS
Rankin has been awarded the Royal Australian Navy’s prestigious Gloucester Cup for the third time.
Commanding Officer HMAS Rankin, Commander Doug Theobald, RAN shakes hands with Commander Submarine Force, Captain Matthew Buckley, RAN, with the Chief of Staff - Fleet Command, Commodore Luke Charles-Jones, RAN, looking on as the submarine returns to Fleet Base West after completing a nine month deployment.
Each year, the Royal Australian Navy presents the Australian Fleet Awards to the highest performing Fleet units, establishments and flights across a variety of disciplines and skills.
(L-R) Former and current Commanding Officers of HMAS Success: Captain Ralph Derbridge (ret); Commander John Connor (ret); Captain Justin Jones, current Commanding Officer; Captain Ainsley Morthorpe; Commander Simon Brown; Captain Steve O'Brien; Commodore Jim O'Hara (ret); commissioning Commanding Officer, Commodore Jim Longden (ret); and Captain Allison Norris.
Success celebrated her 'pearl' anniversary of 30 years of service to the Royal Australian Navy on 23 April 2016.
March 24, 2016 by Ms Natalie Staples (author), POIS Kelvin Hockey (photographer), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer)
Members of the Royal Australian Navy assembled during Fleet Divisions held aboard HMAS Adelaide at Garden Island, Sydney.
The flight deck of HMAS
Adelaide, with Sydney Harbour as the backdrop, provided a spectacular setting for Fleet Base East Divisions on 24 March.
Published on February 11, 2016 by Department of Defence Media Release (author), CPL Mark Doran (photographer)
Commanding Officer, HMAS Melbourne, Commander Bill Waters (centre) supervises the berthing of the guided missile frigate at the Naval Support Activity in Manama, Bahrain at the end of Melbourne's eighth deployment to the region conducting maritime security patrols as part of Combined Maritime Forces.
Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS
Melbourne is returning home to Australia after completing more than 50 boarding operations and seizing almost a tonne of heroin during a Middle Eastern deployment.
Over 216 kilograms of heroin with a street value of AUD$64 million was confisicated by HMAS Melbourne while on operations in the Middle East Region. These drugs were discovered onboard a fishing vessel intercepted by HMAS Melbourne. After being siezed the illegal narcotics were transferred to HMAS Melbourne for analysis and disposal at sea.
Melbourne has struck a third time against the trafficking of narcotics in the Middle East confiscating another 216 kilograms of high-grade heroin worth an estimated $64 million.
The Gloucester Cup presented to HMAS Success.
Pouring rain did not dampen the pride of all present when His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove, AK, MC (Retd) Governor General of Australia presented HMAS
Success with the Royal Australian Navy’s most prestigious annual award for outstanding performance, the Gloucester Cup.