Topic: HMAS Canberra (L02)

Great sportsmanship raises money for local charities

Published on by LEUT Emily Kennedy (author), POIS Kelvin Hockey (photographer)

Trophies are presented to both NUSHIP Canberra and ACT Veterans rugby union teams. Each trophy features a 76mm ammunition shell casing, with one casing from a round fired from the decommissioned Adelaide Class Frigate HMAS Canberra (II). (photo: POIS Kelvin Hockey)

Trophies are presented to both NUSHIP Canberra and ACT Veterans rugby union teams. Each trophy features a 76mm ammunition shell casing, with one casing from a round fired from the decommissioned Adelaide Class Frigate HMAS Canberra (II).

Navy’s new Landing Helicopter Dock ship, NUSHIP Canberra, formed its first rugby team for a charity rugby union match against the ACT Veterans Rugby Club this month.

LHD 'Amphib' operations likened to Jenga

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Emily Kennedy (author), ABIS Jesse Rhynard (photographer)

The Well Dock of USS Bonhomme Richard packed with amphibious watercraft and land based vehicles as well as equipment. (photo: ABIS Jesse Rhynard)

The Well Dock of USS Bonhomme Richard packed with amphibious watercraft and land based vehicles as well as equipment.

NUSHIP Canberra’s Amphibious Department had the opportunity to tour USS Bonhomme Richard during her recent port visit to Sydney to learn more about what its like to coordinate large scale amphibious operations onboard a Landing Ship Helicopter Dock (LHD).

Sea-riding in the Spanish LHD – a glimpse of what’s to come for Canberra's company

This article has photo gallery Published on by Royal Australian Navy (author), CMDR Paul Moggach (photographer)

The NUSHIP Canberra sea-riding team pictured with members from ESPS Juan Carlos I ship’s company in front of the 'Island' (the superstructure above the flight deck). (photo: CMDR Paul Moggach)

The NUSHIP Canberra sea-riding team pictured with members from ESPS Juan Carlos I ship’s company in front of the 'Island' (the superstructure above the flight deck).

As NUSHIP Canberra's personnel step closer to bringing the first Landing Helicopter Dock into service.

Talent and innovation the key to success for Canberra’s engineering team

Published on by LEUT Emily Kennedy (author and photographer)

NUSHIP Canberra’s POET Luke Porter (WEO1 Work Centre IC) and LSET Edward Hearsum (WEO3) pictured in front of their work in progress which will be shortly assessed as part of the regional Fleet Base East Navy Engineering Challenge championship. (photo: LEUT Emily Kennedy)

NUSHIP Canberra’s POET Luke Porter (WEO1 Work Centre IC) and LSET Edward Hearsum (WEO3) pictured in front of their work in progress which will be shortly assessed as part of the regional Fleet Base East Navy Engineering Challenge championship.

NUSHIP Canberra Weapons Electrical Engineering Department is using all its talent and innovation to design and develop an optical robotic fire control system as part of the Navy Engineering Challenge currently underway.

Canberra’s Amphibious Department upskilling to drive new watercraft

Published on by LSBM Andrew Downey (author and photographer)

Leading Seaman Boatswain's Mate Michael Hines from NUSHIP Canberra stands on the LCM-8 directing the vessel master as they approach the dock of HMAS Choules. (photo: LSBM Andrew Downey)

Leading Seaman Boatswain's Mate Michael Hines from NUSHIP Canberra stands on the LCM-8 directing the vessel master as they approach the dock of HMAS Choules.

NUSHIP Canberra amphibious department sailors were among the first to attend a dedicated Navy LCM-8 Advanced Marine Specialist course held at Army’s Ross Island Barracks in Townsville.

Canberra an awesome sight for ship’s company

Published on by LEUT Emily Kennedy (author), Mary-Anne Lane (photographer)

Able Seaman Combat Systems Operator (ABCSO) Jayo Stenz, ABCSO Chris Carrick and ABCSO Andrew Johns were part of a group of ship’s company who this week had the opportunity to see their ship for the first time. (photo: Mary-Anne Lane, BAE Systems - Maritime)

Able Seaman Combat Systems Operator (ABCSO) Jayo Stenz, ABCSO Chris Carrick and ABCSO Andrew Johns were part of a group of ship’s company who this week had the opportunity to see their ship for the first time.

A group of NUSHIP Canberra personnel laid eyes on the ship they will soon call home during their first visit to Williamstown Dockyard in Victoria this week.

NUSHIP Canberra personnel get an inside look at USS Blue Ridge

Published on by LEUT Emily Kennedy (author), ABIS Chantell Bianchi (photographer)

Members of NUSHIP Canberra on the wharf at Fleet Base East, Sydney before a tour onboard USS Blue Ridge during the ship's visit to Australia. (photo: ABIS Chantell Bianchi)

Members of NUSHIP Canberra on the wharf at Fleet Base East, Sydney before a tour onboard USS Blue Ridge during the ship's visit to Australia.

Fifteen people from NUSHIP Canberra received an up close look at the Command Ship of the United States Navy 7th Fleet, USS Blue Ridge which visited Sydney this week.

Canberra crew spends time at sea on NUSHIP systems

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Christopher Thornton (author)

MIDN Emma Van Overdyk plays a role during a Boarding Exercise (BOARDEX) onboard ESPS Cantabria. (photo: Unknown)

MIDN Emma Van Overdyk plays a role during a Boarding Exercise (BOARDEX) onboard ESPS Cantabria.

Over the past two weeks, Royal Australian Navy technical sailors identified for NUSHIP Canberra have been familiarising themselves with ship systems common to Canberra, onboard Spanish Ship ESPS Cantabria.