Topic: HMAS Coonawarra
In one of his final trips as Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs has paid tribute to the efforts of Navy people in the north of Australia making a personal visit to both HMA Ships Coonawarra and Cairns.
HMAS Coonawarra recently held the 25th iteration of the Petras Memorial Trophy Cross Country race.
The Commander of the Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Tim Barrett, recently presented the 2013 Governor’s Cup to its proud recipients, the Ship’s Company of HMAS Coonawarra. The Governor’s Cup is awarded to the Shore Establishment that has excelled in all aspects of operations, safety, training and support to the Fleet.
HMAS Coonawarra welcomed a new Commanding Officer during a formal handover-takeover ceremony in Darwin in December.
A team from HMAS Coonawarra rallied together in October to conduct spinathon in support of Coonawarra’s Ocsober challenge.
Hundreds of Darwin residents turned out to welcome the Royal Australian Navy and the Royal Thai Navy as they exercised their right of Freedom of Entry to the city yesterday.
Top End sailors have enjoyed a ‘long neck’ of a different variety this Friday with a visit by Life Education’s giraffe mascot ‘Healthy Harold’ to patrol boat base HMAS Coonawarra.
Aussie sailors from patrol boat base HMAS Coonawarra have emerged victorious in a friendly soccer match against a combined United States Navy and United States Marine Corps team.
Royal Australian Navy members from HMAS Coonawarra paid a visit to their US counterparts aboard the USS Blue Ridge on Wednesday, 3 July, armed with some of Australia’s finest delicacies.
CMDR Ben Favelle - The Senior Naval Officer NT and Commanding Officer of patrol boat base HMAS Coonawarra - ‘went to gaol’ for a night recently.