November 30, 2020 by LEUT Jessica Craig (author), ABIS Leon Dafonte Fernandez (photographer)
Ship's company of NUSHIP Supply participated in a smoking ceremony which preceded the announcement that the Port of Eden will be NUSHIP Supply's ceremonial homeport, in Eden, NSW.
The Port of Eden has been announced as NUSHIP
Supply’s ceremonial home port during an event held by the waters of Cocora Beach, Eden over the weekend.
November 27, 2020 by Ms Harriet Pointon Mather (author), LSIS Ernesto Sanchez (photographer), LSIS Jarrod Mulvihill (photographer)
Family, friends and members of the Navy community gather on Oxley Wharf in Fleet Base West, WA to welcome home HMAS Arunta, returning after a five-month deployment to the Indo-Pacific.
Arunta has returned to Fleet Base West in Western Australia after 164 days at sea, strengthening relations in the Indo-Pacific.
Published on November 28, 2020 by LSIS Kylie Jagiello (author), ABIS Benjamin Ricketts (photographer)
Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Jahlaya Weazel stands proud with the Australian Aboriginal Flag at HMAS Kuttabul, Sydney, NSW.
A posting to NUSHIP
Supply caused some personal conflict for Able Seaman Jahlaya Weazel, but also provided an opportunity to establish the ship’s on-board philosophy of One Ship, Many Stories.
Commander Abhilash Tomy, right, of the Indian Navy training establishment, INS Mandovi, travelled to Goa to thank the Commanding Officer of HMAS Ballarat, Commander Antony Pisani, for the role the Australian ship played in his rescue during the 2018 Golden Globe Race.
An Indian naval officer was keen to visit HMAS
Ballarat during the ship’s Goa port visit to thank the frigate’s crew for the ship’s part in his rescue during the 2018 Golden Globe Race.
November 26, 2020 by LEUT Geoff Long (author), TPR Jonathan Goedhart (photographer), ABIS Sittichai Sakonpoonpol (photographer), LCDR Ian Stubbs (photographer)
Australian Army soldiers and officers from the 2nd/14th Light Horse Regiment (Queensland Mounted Infantry) load the new Boxer Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle onto a Light Landing Craft from HMAS Adelaide during Exercise SEA WADER 2020 at Cowley Beach, Qld.
In a demonstration of their amphibious capability, the latest generation of Army vehicles has been driven on board HMAS
Adelaide via landing craft off the coast of North Queensland.
Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Ship JS Shimakaze conducts Officer of the Watch manoeuvres with HMAS Arunta during a passage exercise as they both depart Sasebo, Japan.
Arunta has completed a passage exercise with Japanese Ship Shimakaze after a two-day logistics visit to Sasebo, Japan.
November 20, 2020 by LEUT Angela Faulkner (author), CPO Christian Duncan (photographer)
The October Reserve Entry Officers' Course cohort participated in leadership training Operation Jaywick at Royal Australian Naval College HMAS Creswell for the first time last month.
The ambition to create quality Naval Officers who are well-prepared for a career at sea has resulted in a number of innovations to the Reserve Entry Officers’ Course offered by the Royal Australian Naval College, HMAS
November 17, 2020 by LEUT Tanalee Smith (author), ABIS Daniel Goodman (photographer), ABIS Leon Dafonte Fernandez (photographer)
Rear Admiral Mark Hammond, AM, RAN, left, receives the weight of command from Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead, AO, RAN aboard HMAS Brisbane at anchor in Sydney Harbour.
In a small but poignant ceremony on board HMAS
Brisbane, Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead, AO, RAN hauled down his flag and passed the weight as Commander Australian Fleet to his successor, Rear Admiral Mark Hammond, RAN.
HMAS Arunta's Marine Technician fabrication team in front of the forecastle door which was replaced while the ship was alongside in Sasebo Naval Base, Japan.
Arunta’s Marine Technicians have been praised for their ingenuity and resilience in repairing one of the ship's forecastle doors, with the initial work undertaken when the door was damaged during a storm while at sea.
L-R: Midshipman Laura Caspersonn; Seaman Riley Duncan; Seaman Ella McCarthy-Grigg; Seaman Will Scott; Seaman Odin Brown; Midshipman Lane Wilson; Petty Officer Maritime Logistics - Chef Natalie Robinson; Seaman Jack Eastwood; Midshipman Declan Conaghty; Midshipman Anna Roberts; and Seaman Olivia Alves in the galley onboard HMAS Adelaide during Exercise SEA WADER 2020.
Helping feed 480 people multiple meals each day onboard the Royal Australian Navy's largest ship is creating a memorable first time at sea for 10 Gap Year Sailors and Officers.