Published on by LEUT Steve Cropper (author), ABIS Shane Cameron (photographer)
The Naval Chapel at Garden Island Naval Base and the Australian National Maritime Museum have hosted a memorial service for the American crewmen who lost their lives aboard USS Frank E Evans following a collision with HMAS Melbourne (II) on 3 June 1969.
Published on by LEUT Danielle Brodie (author), CPL Colin Dadd (photographer)
A little-known piece of Navy history dating back to the First World War is being kept alive with a British Bulldog by the name of Hank becoming the first mascot for ‘the Steel Cat’, HMAS Brisbane (III).
Published on by Ms Dallas McMaugh (author), POIS Lee-Anne Cooper (photographer)
Indigenous Elders from the Yuin Nation and the Wreck Bay Community were joined by veterans, members of the Shoalhaven Community and personnel from HMAS Albatross to honour the Shoalhaven’s only Indigenous ANZAC soldier: Private Ernest Licey.
Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), LSIS Kayla Jackson (photographer)
Officers and sailors from HMA Ships Diamantina and Leeuwin were joined by their counterparts from Indonesia and the United States to mark the 77th anniversary of the loss of HMAS Perth (I) and the USS Houston during the Battle of Sunda Strait.
Published on by SBLT Max Logan (author), POIS Peter Thompson (photographer), SGT David Millard (photographer)
Australian Defence Force members and an Armidale Class Patrol boat have provided a strong contribution to commemorative services held in the Northern Territory to mark the 77th anniversary of the Bombing of Darwin.