Topic: Fleet Base East

Commissioning ceremony the icing on the cake for Seaman Sahara

Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), POIS Kelvin Hockey (photographer)

Seaman Maritime Logistics - Personnel Operations Sahara McLellan of NUSHIP Adelaide conducts her normal duties in the Ship's Office. (photo: POIS Kelvin Hockey)

Seaman Maritime Logistics - Personnel Operations Sahara McLellan of NUSHIP Adelaide conducts her normal duties in the Ship's Office.

Just over a year into her Navy career, Seaman Sahara McLellan from central Maitland will mark a career highlight this week, cutting the commissioning cake when NUSHIP Adelaide ship is brought into service on Friday.

Japanese Training Squadron honours lost Australian WWII sailors

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author)

Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force Commander Japan Training Squadron, Rear Admiral Hideki Yuasa, pays respects at the HMAS Kuttabul Memorial during a visit to Fleet Base East to commemorate personnel from Australia and Japan who made the ultimate sacrifice in World War II. (photo: )

Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force Commander Japan Training Squadron, Rear Admiral Hideki Yuasa, pays respects at the HMAS Kuttabul Memorial during a visit to Fleet Base East to commemorate personnel from Australia and Japan who made the ultimate sacrifice in World War II.

A sea of white marched towards the Kuttabul memorial to pay respects to the 21 crew members who died when a torpedo from a Japanese midget submarine sank HMAS Kuttabul (I), a converted ferry used as sailor’s accommodation in World War II.

Navy takes it on the nose for kids

Published on by MIDN Aaron Wischusen (author), ABIS Sarah Ebsworth (photographer), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)

The crew of HMAS Diamantina come together on the forecastle to celebrate red nose day alongside HMAS Waterhen, Sydney. (photo: ABIS Sarah Ebsworth)

The crew of HMAS Diamantina come together on the forecastle to celebrate red nose day alongside HMAS Waterhen, Sydney.

A warship and two of Navy’s operational helicopters have been given a red nose makeover in support of Red Nose Day being held nationally today.

Aussie visitors remind US Navy officer of his past

Published on by SBLT Bianca Wise (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)

Staff of USS Preble with instructors and students of the Australian Defence College on board USS Preble, berthed at Fleet Base East, Sydney.  (photo: ABIS Richard Cordell)

Staff of USS Preble with instructors and students of the Australian Defence College on board USS Preble, berthed at Fleet Base East, Sydney.

The Executive Officer of USS Preble recently invited students and staff of the Australian Defence College onboard the American Guided Missile Destroyer for a tour and a walk down memory lane.

'The Revolutionary Gator' docks at Fleet Base East

Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)

USS Bonhomme Richard prepares to berth alongside Fleet Base East, Sydney. (photo: ABIS Richard Cordell)

USS Bonhomme Richard prepares to berth alongside Fleet Base East, Sydney.

More than 3000 US sailors and Marines aboard USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) docked at Garden Island, Sydney today for a four day port visit.