Topic: Naval Heritage and History

Navy history flows through the ranks in Patrol Boat Crew ATTACK SIX

Published on by LSIS Jo Dilorenzo (author and photographer)

Members of Patrol Boat Crew ATTACK SIX are preparing to peg off the peg board and embark on an historic navy tour of the Solomon Islands. (photo: LSIS Jo Dilorenzo )

Members of Patrol Boat Crew ATTACK SIX are preparing to peg off the peg board and embark on an historic navy tour of the Solomon Islands.

Patrol Boat crew from HMAS Bathurst's ATTACK SIX will embark on a historic Naval tour of Guadalcanal, exploring the Solomon Islands during the their off watch rotation next month.

The imagery we take today is the history of tomorrow

Published on by ABIS Kathy Tuddenham (author and photographer)

LCDR Ian Lumsden, RANR stands at the entrance to the 'Remember me: the lost diggers of Vignacourt' exhibition which is in its last days at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra. (photo: ABIS Kathy Tuddenham)

LCDR Ian Lumsden, RANR stands at the entrance to the 'Remember me: the lost diggers of Vignacourt' exhibition which is in its last days at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra.

Looking into the eyes of World War One soldiers, many of whom were killed on the battlefield in France within weeks of their photo being taken, was a poignant experience for Lieutenant Commander Ian Lumsden when he visited the exhibition  ‘Remember me: the lost diggers of Vignacourt’ on display at the Australian War Memorial earlier this week.

HMAS Harman’s Sapphire Jubilee

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Members of the Women’s Royal Australian Naval Service (WRANS) swab the decks at HMAS Harman in 1945. (photo: )

Members of the Women’s Royal Australian Naval Service (WRANS) swab the decks at HMAS Harman in 1945.

It’s almost 70 years since Royal Australian Navy Wireless/Transmitting Station Canberra commissioned as HMAS Harman on 1 July 1943.

71st anniversary of attack on Sydney Harbour

Published on by LEUT Lauren Rago (author), ABIS Jesse Rhynard (photographer)

The Catafalque Party stands guard during the 71st anniversary of the attack on HMAS Kuttabul (I), at Garden Island. (photo: ABIS Jesse Rhynard)

The Catafalque Party stands guard during the 71st anniversary of the attack on HMAS Kuttabul (I), at Garden Island.

Representatives from Japan, the United States, New Zealand, Britain, the Netherlands and Australia attended a commemorative service at Garden Island, Sydney, to mark the 71st anniversary of the sinking of the depot ship HMAS Kuttabul.