Topic: HMAS Melbourne (F05)
It is easy to imagine after a number of months at sea a ship’s company would take their last day pretty easy. Not so for the crew of HMAS Melbourne.
In her 27th year of faithful service, HMAS Melbourne has completed her final overseas deployment, returning last week to her home port of Sydney after a successful mission.
As part of her deployment in Asia and the Pacific, HMAS Melbourne recently conducted visits to the Japanese ports of Sasebo and Yokosuka.
When HMAS Melbourne’s fin became tangled in a large berthing hawser and other debris, Lieutenant Jason Battley leapt into action – literally.
Going for a run ashore is a great way to train with your shipmates and explore a foreign port.
Her Majesty’s Australian Ships Brisbane and Melbourne have successfully integrated into Exercise DIAMOND SHIELD, the Royal Australian Air Force’s Tier 1 air defence activity.
On a clear autumn afternoon, before a backdrop of Sydney Harbour, HMAS Melbourne departed Fleet Base East this week for a voyage through the Pacific and South East Asian waters.
A new look multi-cam uniform is being put to the test, for Navy, with trials of the sea-going variant taking place across the Fleet.
HMAS Melbourne has been awarded Navy’s prestigious Gloucester Cup by the Governor-General of Australia.
HMAS Melbourne has completed her final Intermediate Maintenance Availability as a commissioned warship and is readying for a deployment through the East Asian and South Pacific regions.