Residents and users of Sydney Harbour may observe increased ship movements around Garden Island, as the Royal Australian Navy prepares for the International Fleet Review and the transition to a new Fleet of ships.
It’s almost 70 years since Royal Australian Navy Wireless/Transmitting Station Canberra commissioned as HMAS Harman on 1 July 1943.
Royal Australian Navy personnel gathered at HMAS Waterhen on Friday 27 June, to commemorate the first RAN ship lost due to enemy action in World War II, HMAS Waterhen (I).
24 June marks 100 days to go until the Royal Australian Navy commemorates the arrival of its first fleet 100 years ago with a spectacular International Fleet Review in Sydney from 3-11 October 2013.
Eighty-five naval officers graduated initial training today during a formal passing out parade for New Entry Officers’ Course (NEOC) 48 at the Royal Australian Naval College, HMAS Creswell.
Representatives from Japan, the United States, New Zealand, Britain, the Netherlands and Australia attended a commemorative service at Garden Island, Sydney, to mark the 71st anniversary of the sinking of the depot ship HMAS Kuttabul.