Topic: Ships, Boats and Submarines

Ballarat returns from Indian Ocean Deployment

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Will Singer (author), POIS Yuri Ramsey (photographer), LSIS Shane Cameron (photographer)

HMAS Ballarat in Cockburn Sound upon returning to Fleet Base West, Western Australia, following a successful Indian Ocean Deployment. (photo: POIS Yuri Ramsey)

HMAS Ballarat in Cockburn Sound upon returning to Fleet Base West, Western Australia, following a successful Indian Ocean Deployment.

HMAS Ballarat has returned to her home port of Fleet Base West near Rockingham, WA, following a successful Indian Ocean deployment.

Navy’s most advanced ships exercise together for first time

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Jessica Craig (author), Mr Peter Beeh (photographer), LSIS Leo Baumgartner (photographer), LSIS Thomas Sawtell (photographer), LSIS Christopher Szumlanski (author)

HMA Ships Hobart, Brisbane and Sydney sail in formation through the the Eastern Australian Exercise Area off the coast of New South Wales. (photo: Mr Peter Beeh)

HMA Ships Hobart, Brisbane and Sydney sail in formation through the the Eastern Australian Exercise Area off the coast of New South Wales.

HMA Ships Hobart, Brisbane and Sydney have exercised together for the first time, setting the standard for blue water combat capability in our region.

Navigation training goes online

Published on by Mr Andrew Cox (author)

Sub Lieutenants Simon Fenech, Ryan Denholm, Josh Mavin and Natasha Price of HMAS Choules completed the Integrated Bridge Systems Operator Training. (photo: )

Sub Lieutenants Simon Fenech, Ryan Denholm, Josh Mavin and Natasha Price of HMAS Choules completed the Integrated Bridge Systems Operator Training.

The Royal Australian Navy is providing junior officers with a unique training experience that provides a greater level of hands-on application on one of the fleet’s largest ships.

Lights out for FFG sustainment program

Published on by LEUT Geoff Long (author), ABIS Sittichai Sakonpoonpol (photographer)

The Adelaide Class Guided Missile Frigates System Program Office staff at Garden Island, Sydney. (photo: ABIS Sittichai Sakonpoonpol)

The Adelaide Class Guided Missile Frigates System Program Office staff at Garden Island, Sydney.

The last remaining support program for the Navy’s now decommissioned Adelaide Class Guided Missile Frigates (FFGs) has officially closed.

Small world for Northam’s navy

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Will Singer (author), LSIS Shane Cameron (photographer)

L-R: Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Chef Alana Yeates; Leading Seaman Combat Systems Operator, Tactical Aircraft Controller Julia Upton; and Able Seaman Combat Systems Operator Chloe Freebairn on the flight deck of HMAS Ballarat. (photo: LSIS Shane Cameron)

L-R: Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Chef Alana Yeates; Leading Seaman Combat Systems Operator, Tactical Aircraft Controller Julia Upton; and Able Seaman Combat Systems Operator Chloe Freebairn on the flight deck of HMAS Ballarat.

The chances of three sailors from the same town serving on the same Navy frigate at the same time are almost as remote as the town they originate from.

Sailors hear tale of gallantry at airport

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Nic Hawkins (author)

Leading Seaman Alisha Mosley and Leading Seaman Alan Williams with Terrance Quinn, Great Nephew of Ordinary Seaman Edward 'Teddy' Sheean VC at Brisbane Airport. (photo: )

Leading Seaman Alisha Mosley and Leading Seaman Alan Williams with Terrance Quinn, Great Nephew of Ordinary Seaman Edward 'Teddy' Sheean VC at Brisbane Airport.

When Leading Seamen Alisha Mosley and Alan Williams arrived at Brisbane Airport ready for duty on Operation COVID-19 ASSIST, they could not have imagined what they were about to experience.

Patrol Boat crew commemorates HMAS Armidale (I) sinking ahead of investiture

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Gordon Carr-Gregg (author), POIS Yuri Ramsey (photographer)

The crew of HMAS Armidale (II) take part in a service to commemorate the loss of HMAS Armidale (I), which was sunk by Japanese aircraft during WWII. (photo: POIS Yuri Ramsey)

The crew of HMAS Armidale (II) take part in a service to commemorate the loss of HMAS Armidale (I), which was sunk by Japanese aircraft during WWII.

Ahead of today’s investiture ceremony for Ordinary Seaman Edward ‘Teddy’ Sheean VC, the crew of HMAS Armidale (II) conducted a commemoration ceremony for HMAS Armidale (I) over the site of its wreck off the coast of Timor-Leste.

Eden named NUSHIP Supply’s ceremonial home port

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Jessica Craig (author), ABIS Leon Dafonte Fernandez (photographer)

Ship's company of NUSHIP Supply participated in a smoking ceremony which preceded the announcement that the Port of Eden will be NUSHIP Supply's ceremonial homeport, in Eden, NSW. (photo: ABIS Leon Dafonte Fernandez)

Ship's company of NUSHIP Supply participated in a smoking ceremony which preceded the announcement that the Port of Eden will be NUSHIP Supply's ceremonial homeport, in Eden, NSW.

The Port of Eden has been announced as NUSHIP Supply’s ceremonial home port during an event held by the waters of Cocora Beach, Eden over the weekend.

Arunta returns home after more than 160 days at sea

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Harriet Pointon Mather (author), LSIS Ernesto Sanchez (photographer), LSIS Jarrod Mulvihill (photographer)

Family, friends and members of the Navy community gather on Oxley Wharf in Fleet Base West, WA to welcome home HMAS Arunta, returning after a five-month deployment to the Indo-Pacific. (photo: LSIS Ernesto Sanchez)

Family, friends and members of the Navy community gather on Oxley Wharf in Fleet Base West, WA to welcome home HMAS Arunta, returning after a five-month deployment to the Indo-Pacific.

HMAS Arunta has returned to Fleet Base West in Western Australia after 164 days at sea, strengthening relations in the Indo-Pacific.

NUSHIP Supply: One ship, many stories

Published on by LSIS Kylie Jagiello (author), ABIS Benjamin Ricketts (photographer)

Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Jahlaya Weazel stands proud with the Australian Aboriginal Flag at HMAS Kuttabul, Sydney, NSW. (photo: ABIS Benjamin Ricketts)

Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Jahlaya Weazel stands proud with the Australian Aboriginal Flag at HMAS Kuttabul, Sydney, NSW.

A posting to NUSHIP Supply caused some personal conflict for Able Seaman Jahlaya Weazel, but also provided an opportunity to establish the ship’s on-board philosophy of One Ship, Many Stories.