Published on by LCDR Adam Cooper (author), ABIS Chris Beerens (photographer)
A visit to Western Australia by Second World War veteran, and HMAS Perth(I) survivor, Mr David Manning, provided a unique opportunity to unite a legacy with the current HMAS Perth and her namesake city.
Published on by MIDN Jonathan Williams (author), LEUT Jake Leonard (photographer)
At dusk on 30 August, amidst the rolling waves of the Indian Ocean, the crew of HMAS Sirus gathered on the flight deck to celebrate the life and service of Richard ‘Dick’ Vincent Radcliffe, in the vicinity of the HMAS Sydney (II) wreckage.
Published on by Ms Dallas McMaugh (author), POIS Kelvin Hockey (photographer)
It was a day dedicated to celebrating Navy’s traditions and heritage at HMAS Albatross, when more than 700 personnel formed up for Ceremonial Divisions and inspection by Head of Navy Engineering, Rear Admiral Michael Uzzell, and Albatross Commanding Officer, Captain Simon Bateman.
Published on by LEUT Kiz Burtenshaw (author), LSIS Lee-Anne Mack (author), SGT William Guthrie (photographer)
Women’s Royal Australian Navy and Royal Australian Navy members, both past and present, come together in October each year at HMAS Harman to remember and honour the sacrifices and accomplishments that women have made through their service to Australia.
Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), LSIS Yuri Ramsey (photographer)
Armidale Class Patrol Boat HMAS Larrakia has honoured the 92 Australians who gave their lives during the liberation of the Philippines during World War Two, by participating in the commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Leyte Gulf.
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.
Led by a retired Navy Captain, a small group of volunteer researchers is seeking out the background stories behind every imperial, national, civil and foreign honour and award made to Australian naval people from 1900 to Australia Day 2014.