Topic: Operation SLIPPER

HMAS Newcastle visits the Seychelles

Published on by LEUT Sarah West (author and photographer)

Acting Sub Lieutenant Rachael Jones sorts the mail for the crew of HMAS Newcastle in the Junior Sailors Cafe. (photo: LEUT Sarah West)

Acting Sub Lieutenant Rachael Jones sorts the mail for the crew of HMAS Newcastle in the Junior Sailors Cafe.

A port visit to the Seychelles provided a much-needed opportunity for the crew of HMAS Newcastle to re-energise ahead of her next high-tempo counter-terrorism patrol on Operation SLIPPER.

Toowoomba to be welcomed home

Published on by LEUT Samantha Dudley (author), POIS Phil Cullinan (photographer)

HMAS Toowoomba transits international waters. (photo: POIS Phil Cullinan)

HMAS Toowoomba transits international waters.

HMAS Toowoomba will receive a warm welcome home when she sails into Fleet Base West, HMAS Stirling tomorrow, Friday 14 June 2013 following her six month deployment to the Middle East Area of Operations.

HMAS Toowoomba (II) returning home from Middle East

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HMAS Toowoomba (II) and HMAS Newcastle conduct their Operation SLIPPER handover and officer of the watch manoeuvres in the northern Indian Ocean. (photo: )

HMAS Toowoomba (II) and HMAS Newcastle conduct their Operation SLIPPER handover and officer of the watch manoeuvres in the northern Indian Ocean.

HMAS Toowoomba (II) is making her way home to Australia after handing over maritime security and interception operations for Operation SLIPPER in the Middle East Area of Operations to HMAS Newcastle.