Topic: HMAS Melbourne (F05)
Royal Australian Navy sailor Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Tyron Ahmat throws the first line across to the wharf as HMAS Melbourne berths in Hobart as part of their decommissioning trip around Australia.
The guided missile frigate, HMAS
Melbourne, and her 180-strong ship’s company arrived in the City of Hobart for one of her final port visits before she is decommissioned later this year.
August 01, 2019 by Ms Natalie Staples (author), POIS Helen Frank (photographer), ABIS Jarrod Mulvihill (photographer)
Chilean Navy tall ship STS Esmeralda visits Fleet Base East in Sydney.
A flotilla of tall ships and a Royal Australian Navy guided missile frigate welcomed Chilean Navy tall ship Buque Escuela
Esmeralda to Sydney today.
August 21, 2019 by LEUT Josh Goener (author), LSIS Kieran Dempsey (photographer), ABBM Daniel Goodman (photographer)
Kerry, the daughter of Captain John Stevenson OAM, addresses the crew of HMAS Melbourne after scattering Captain Stevenson's ashes to sea off Gabo Island, Victoria.
Melbourne (III)’s final cruise has also served as a fitting final voyage for the ashes of Captain John Philip Stevenson.
July 12, 2019 by LEUT Ben Robson (author), ABAVN Susan Mossop (photographer), ABIS Leo Baumgartner (photographer), ABIS Shane Cameron (photographer), US Navy Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Timothy M Black (photographer)
An impressive show of force as the TALISMAN SABRE 2019 fleet moves into position off the North Queensland coast.
In a demonstration of combat power, 17 warships from four nations united at first light to conduct a close-in formation at the opening stages of TALISMAN SABRE 2019.
Royal Australian Navy sailor Leading Seaman Marine Technician Adam Hope, left, gives family and friends of crew members a guided tour of the machinery spaces of HMAS Melbourne during a families cruise from Gladstone to Sydney.
Melbourne’s final stretch of her latest and last overseas deployment, a number of family members had the unique chance to experience life at sea.
Royal Australian Navy sailor Seaman Marine Technician Jack Everett demonstrates the equipment used in damage control to the crew members and their guests in HMAS Melbourne during a families cruise from Gladstone to Sydney.
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
From left, Seaman Electronic Warfare Brady Miller, Seaman Marine Technician Jack Everett, Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Personnel Bethany East, and Seaman Marine Technician Jason Sneath on the flight deck of HMAS Melbourne during their first deployment at sea.
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.
L-R: Petty Officer Combat Systems Supervisor Todd Pyman; Leading Seaman Combat Systems Operator David Cox; and Leading Seaman Combat Systems Operator Coban Beer, on the flight deck of HMAS Melbourne as the ship enters the Japanese port city of Sasebo.
As part of her deployment in Asia and the Pacific, HMAS
Melbourne recently conducted visits to the Japanese ports of Sasebo and Yokosuka.
Royal Australian Navy Officer Lieutenant Jason Battley surfaces from diving underneath HMAS Melbourne to disentangle a hawser from the propeller during the ship's East Asian Deployment.
Melbourne’s fin became tangled in a large berthing hawser and other debris, Lieutenant Jason Battley leapt into action – literally.
Members from HMAS Melbourne at the finish line of the Guam Marathon event, held annually on the island of Guam.
Going for a run ashore is a great way to train with your shipmates and explore a foreign port.