Topic: HMAS Cerberus

A look beyond the main sail at Melbourne International Tall Ships Festival

Published on by SBLT Kat Mulheron (author), CPOMUSN Danny Mulheron (photographer)

Thousands of visitors enjoyed the sunshine and the ships on display at the Tall Ships Festival in Melbourne. (photo: CPO Danny Mulheron)

Thousands of visitors enjoyed the sunshine and the ships on display at the Tall Ships Festival in Melbourne.

Sailors from HMAS Cerberus saw seagoing vessels in a very different light when they attended the 2013 Melbourne International Tall Ships Festival between 6-15 September.

Navy tests new waters

Published on by SBLT Kat Mulheron (author), LSIS Dove Smithett (photographer)

Members of the Basic Clearance Diver Course 312 take to the water with the Cerberus Salty's at Mount Martha Beach, Victoria. (photo: ABIS Dove Smithett)

Members of the Basic Clearance Diver Course 312 take to the water with the Cerberus Salty's at Mount Martha Beach, Victoria.

Members of the HMAS Cerberus Salty’s Swimming Club have dived outside of their personal comfort zone and into chilly waters off Mount Martha Beach for a new experience in ocean water swimming.

Recruit School graduates first Shipp Division

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Sarah West (author), LSIS Dove Smithett (photographer), LSIS Paul McCallum (photographer)

Graduating recruits of General Entry 314 Shipp Division salute the Reviewing Officer for the Graduation Parade, Rear Admiral Tim Barrett, AM, CSC, RAN. (photo: LSIS Paul McCallum)

Graduating recruits of General Entry 314 Shipp Division salute the Reviewing Officer for the Graduation Parade, Rear Admiral Tim Barrett, AM, CSC, RAN.

Today, for the first time in history, the Royal Australian Navy’s Recruit School graduated a recruit division which was named after a sailor. 

HMAS Cerberus springs into Daffodil Day

This article has photo gallery Published on by SBLT Kat Mulheron (author and photographer)

SMNATA Sean Carruthers and SMNML-S Jessica Carr show off this years Daffodil Day merchandise and look forward to supporting the fight for a cancer-free future. (photo: SBLT Katherine Mulheron)

SMNATA Sean Carruthers and SMNML-S Jessica Carr show off this years Daffodil Day merchandise and look forward to supporting the fight for a cancer-free future.

Sailors from HMAS Cerberus are getting into the spirit of spring by supporting Daffodil Day!

HMAS Cerberus Swimming Carnival is a model of participation

Published on by SBLT Kat Mulheron (author), LSIS Dove Smithett (photographer)

Competitors in the 50m freestyle event race during the HMAS Cerberus Swimming Carnival held at HMAS Cerberus Sports and Aquatic Centre, Victoria. (photo: ABIS Dove Smithett)

Competitors in the 50m freestyle event race during the HMAS Cerberus Swimming Carnival held at HMAS Cerberus Sports and Aquatic Centre, Victoria.

The 2013 annual HMAS Cerberus Swimming Carnival was a huge success with approximately 200 swimmers competing to the enthusiastic encouragement of more than 600 spectators.

Closing the chapter – the last Getting Division

Published on by SBLT Kat Mulheron (author), LSIS Dove Smithett (photographer)

Graduates of General Entry 313, Getting Division throw their hats in the air as a time honoured tradition as they are dismissed for the final time on completion of their graduation ceremony held at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria. (photo: ABIS Dove Smithett)

Graduates of General Entry 313, Getting Division throw their hats in the air as a time honoured tradition as they are dismissed for the final time on completion of their graduation ceremony held at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.

Hundreds of family and friends gathered to watch as 63 of Navy’s newest sailors graduated from the RAN Recruit School, closing the chapter on the first stage of their training and advancing toward their careers within Navy.

An enduring tradition - HMAS Cerberus Divisions

Published on by SBLT Kat Mulheron (author), ABIS Dove Smithett (photographer)

Ship's company of HMAS Cerberus on parade during HMAS Cerberus Winter Ceremonial Divisions. (photo: ABIS Dove Smithett)

Ship's company of HMAS Cerberus on parade during HMAS Cerberus Winter Ceremonial Divisions.

More than 500 sailors, soldiers, airmen and airwomen of HMAS Cerberus formed up on the Main Parade Ground for inspection by Commanding Officer, Captain Katherine Richards, RAN. In doing so, they carried out a time honoured tradition of showing pride in themselves and their service through their dress and bearing.

Getting Division, for the final time

Published on by LEUT Byron Nalty (author), LSIS Dove Smithett (photographer)

Getting Division, General Entry 313 at the divisions building of Recruit School, HMAS Cerberus, Victoria. (photo: ABIS Dove Smithett)

Getting Division, General Entry 313 at the divisions building of Recruit School, HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.

The last Getting Division, GE313, will march into Royal Australian Navy history on 26 July 2013, as they proudly graduate from the Royal Australian Navy Recruit School at HMAS Cerberus.

West Head Gunnery Range Flinders community visit and PWO50 Course

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Members of the Flinders Community Organisation in front of the 72mm gun at West Head Gunnery Range. (photo: LSIS Paul McCallum)

Members of the Flinders Community Organisation in front of the 72mm gun at West Head Gunnery Range.

West Head Gunnery Range (WHGR), an outstation of HMAS Cerberus located in Flinders, Victoria, welcomed residents of the Flinders community to tour their training facilities and witness a firing exercise by the Principle Warfare Officers Course 50 (PWO 50).

HMAS Cerberus supports Reserve Forces Day

Published on by SBLT Kat Mulheron (author), ABIS Dove Smithett (photographer)

Commander John Goss, AM, RANR escorts Major General The Hon. Justice Greg Garde AO, RFD to the Navy contingent for inspection during the Reserve Forces Day March at The Shrine of Remembrance in Melbourne, Victoria.  (photo: ABIS Dove Smithett)

Commander John Goss, AM, RANR escorts Major General The Hon. Justice Greg Garde AO, RFD to the Navy contingent for inspection during the Reserve Forces Day March at The Shrine of Remembrance in Melbourne, Victoria.

In support of the Reserve Forces Day March on Sunday 7 July 2013, HMAS Cerberus provided a Tri-Service Colour Party and Unarmed Contingent.