Topic: HMAS Cerberus

The past welcomes Navy’s future

Published on by WO Vaughan King (author), ABIS Cassie McBride (photographer)

Commodore Training, Commodore Michael Rothwell, RAN greets special guest Mr David Manning at the Emms Division graduation Parade. (photo: ABIS Cassie McBride)

Commodore Training, Commodore Michael Rothwell, RAN greets special guest Mr David Manning at the Emms Division graduation Parade.

When General Entry 319, Emms Division, graduated from the Royal Australian Navy’s Recruit School at HMAS Cerberus recently, there was a very special guest in the audience whose presence made the graduates stand a little taller than usual. 

New recruits find their feet

Published on by LEUT Melissa Cowling (author), ABML-C Daniel Hancock (photographer)

The first group of recruits for Shipp Division arrive at Recruit School, HMAS Cerberus.  (photo: ABML-C Daniel Hancock)

The first group of recruits for Shipp Division arrive at Recruit School, HMAS Cerberus.

On the 3 February, 90 brand new recruits joined the Navy. They arrived at the Royal Australian Navy Recruit School, at HMAS Cerberus, from Darwin, Hobart, Sydney, Perth and everywhere in between to begin an 11-week journey to become sailors.

The Red Cross Calling Defence Force Challenge is on again

Published on by Ms Nicole Baker (author), LSIS Dove Smithett (photographer)

Seaman Star Lanna de La Torre (left) presents a cheque to the Senior Community Fundraising Executive of the Australian Red Cross, Nicole Baker to assist in the relief of the 2013 NSW bushfires at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.  (photo: ABIS Dove Smithett)

Seaman Star Lanna de La Torre (left) presents a cheque to the Senior Community Fundraising Executive of the Australian Red Cross, Nicole Baker to assist in the relief of the 2013 NSW bushfires at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.

Australian Red Cross has a long standing relationship with the ADF and by participating in Red Cross Calling, Defence Force Bases support the vital work Red Cross does, such as providing aid to the victims of bushfires and other natural disasters.

A notable parade

Published on by SBLT Kat Mulheron (author), LSIS Paul McCallum (photographer)

The graduating engineering officers from RMIT form the guard of honour for the Combined RMIT Graduation Parade and Ceremonial Divisions at HMAS Cerberus. (photo: )

The graduating engineering officers from RMIT form the guard of honour for the Combined RMIT Graduation Parade and Ceremonial Divisions at HMAS Cerberus.

HMAS Cerberus recently held its final Ceremonial Divisions parade of 2013, combined with the graduation of eleven RMIT Engineering Officers who proudly made up the Guard, which was inspected by the Reviewing Officer, newly promoted Rear Admiral Michael Noonan.

Teamwork a winner at Navy Boot Camp

This article has photo gallery Published on by CPOMUSN Danny Mulheron (author), LSIS Paul McCallum (photographer)

Students from schools across Victoria experience the leak stop and repair facility at HMAS Cerberus in the Royal Australian Navy during their Naval Gazing Secondary Schools Boot Camp. (photo: LSIS Paul McCallum)

Students from schools across Victoria experience the leak stop and repair facility at HMAS Cerberus in the Royal Australian Navy during their Naval Gazing Secondary Schools Boot Camp.

The Navy Community Engagement Program - Victoria hosted the annual Naval Gazing Secondary Schools Boot Camp at HMAS Cerberus from 3-5 December 2013.

HMAS Cerberus ties with White Ribbon

Published on by SBLT Kat Mulheron (author), LSIS Paul McCallum (photographer)

Local member Councillor David Garnock reads the oath with members of HMAS Cerberus to stop men's violence against women. (photo: LSIS Paul McCallum)

Local member Councillor David Garnock reads the oath with members of HMAS Cerberus to stop men's violence against women.

The men and women of HMAS Cerberus united in support of White Ribbon Day on Monday.

A flying visit back home

Published on by SBLT Kat Mulheron (author), LSIS Paul McCallum (photographer)

A Navy Seahawk helicopter arrives at St Joseph's Primary School, to the delight of students and teachers. (photo: LSIS Paul McCallum)

A Navy Seahawk helicopter arrives at St Joseph's Primary School, to the delight of students and teachers.

Melbourne students from Crib Point Primary and St Joseph’s Catholic Primary Schools were excited to welcome some high flying visitors when one of Navy’s S-70B-2 Seahawk helicopters landed on their sports oval in the lead up to the biennial HMAS Cerberus Open Day, being held on Sunday 27 October 2013.

Recruit School’s final Moran Division

Published on by LEUT Melissa Cowling (author), ABML-C Daniel Hancock (photographer)

General Entry 317, Moran Division's Anzac and Stuart classes on the flight deck of HMAS Perth.
 (photo: ABML-C Daniel Hancock)

General Entry 317, Moran Division's Anzac and Stuart classes on the flight deck of HMAS Perth.

Moran Division will be written into the history books on 28 November 2013 when the final class of Moran recruits graduate from the Royal Australian Navy Recruit School at HMAS Cerberus.

Amazing crowds for HMAS Cerberus Open Day

Published on by SBLT Kat Mulheron (author), ABIS Cassie McBride (author)

Members of the Boatswain Facility demonstrate replenishment at sea to visitors of the HMAS Cerberus Open Day. (photo: ABIS Cassie McBride)

Members of the Boatswain Facility demonstrate replenishment at sea to visitors of the HMAS Cerberus Open Day.

HMAS Cerberus opened its gates for the 2013 iteration of the base's biennial Open Day on the weekend, and the ship’s company was amazed by the number of people passing through.

Cerberus dives into a dry October

Published on by SBLT Kat Mulheron (author), LSIS Paul McCallum (photographer)

CPO Dion McCrabb, Executive Officer HMAS Cerberus CMDR Mike Oborn, Healthy Harold and the Cerberus Ocsober co-ordinator LEUT Melissa Lindsay launch the HMAS Cerberus 12 hour Ocsober swim challenge. (photo: LSIS Paul McCallum)

CPO Dion McCrabb, Executive Officer HMAS Cerberus CMDR Mike Oborn, Healthy Harold and the Cerberus Ocsober co-ordinator LEUT Melissa Lindsay launch the HMAS Cerberus 12 hour Ocsober swim challenge.

Sailors from HMAS Cerberus dived into the launch of Ocsober in Victoria. Around 300 swimmers took the plunge for a good cause, taking part in a continuous 12 hour swimming relay.