Topic: HMAS Westralia (II)
Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), LSIS Richard Cordell (photographer), POIS James Whittle (photographer)
A commemoration was held at HMAS Stirling on Sunday 5 May to remember the four lives that were lost 21 years ago in a fire on board the former supply vessel HMAS Westralia (II).
A commemoration has been held at HMAS Stirling, Western Australia to remember the four lives that were lost 20 years ago in a fire on board the former supply vessel HMAS Westralia.
Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), ABIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)
Almost 12 years after decommissioning, part of the former HMAS Westralia (II) will find a permanent home outside the HMAS Stirling Naval Historical Display.
One of Navy’s outstanding marine technicians was recognised for her excellence at a ceremony held at on HMAS Sirius, at Fleet Base West recently.
A sailor who sacrificed his life to evacuate his mates during a fire at sea 18 years ago has had his courage recognised with a posthumous Bravery Medal.