While many across Australia enjoyed celebrating the Queen’s Birthday long weekend, the nation’s newest Guided Missile Destroyer, HMAS Sydney (V), sailed north from its home port to conduct the ship’s first port visit to the City of Newcastle.
Published on by LEUT Geoff Long (author), ABIS Craig Walton (photographer)
When Maritime Warfare Officer Lieutenant Inger Ellingsen was growing up in Norway, she had no inkling that her future career would be on the other side of the globe as part of the team driving the Royal Australian Navy’s newest warship.
Published on by LEUT Geoff Long (author), AB Daniel Goodman (photographer)
When Maritime Warfare Officer Midshipman Samantha Horsfield posted to NUSHIP Sydney this year, she became the third generation of her family to serve in a ship bearing one of the Royal Australian Navy’s most famous and historic names.
Published on by LEUT Geoff Long and LCDR Kristen Russo (author), AB Sittichai Sakonpoonpol (photographer), PTE Olivia Cameron (photographer), LS Nadav Harel (photographer), PTE Dustin Anderson (photographer)
Sydney residents had a first glimpse of their city’s namesake ship with the arrival of NUSHIP Sydney at Garden Island today, the last of the three Hobart Class Destroyers joining the Royal Australian Navy’s Fleet.
Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), ABIS Leo Baumgartner (photographer)
A new generation of RAN officers and sailors have commemorated their forebears who died when HMAS Sydney (II) was sunk 78 years ago - ship’s company of NUSHIP Sydney attended a commemorative service at the Martin Place Cenotaph.
Published on by LSET Ashley Rolfe and LSCSO Kate Wood (author), Simon Casson (photographer)
The Navy’s latest and most exciting addition to the Fleet has set sail for the first time and is currently conducting Builder’s Sea Trials in South Australia, marking the first major step for NUSHIP Sydney and its crew in becoming a highly effective warfighting unit.