Topic: HMAS Creswell

Chief of Navy inspects Navy’s newest officers

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Alan Trent (author), LSIS Justin Brown (photographer), ABIS Sarah Ebsworth (photographer)

New Entry Officers Course 55 present arms during their Graduation ceremony at HMAS Creswell. (photo: LSIS Justin Brown)

New Entry Officers Course 55 present arms during their Graduation ceremony at HMAS Creswell.

Nineteen weeks since walking through the gates of HMAS Creswell to start initial training, 85 officers have graduated into the Royal Australian Navy. 

Adelaide nurse steps up from surfboat to frigate

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Tony White (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)

Nursing Officer Lieutenant Delaney O'Donohoe observes a smalls arms trade test conducted on the flight deck of HMAS Anzac, Lieutenant Delaney O'Donohoe is on Phase 4 of her Reserve Entry Officer Course. (photo: ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez)

Nursing Officer Lieutenant Delaney O'Donohoe observes a smalls arms trade test conducted on the flight deck of HMAS Anzac, Lieutenant Delaney O'Donohoe is on Phase 4 of her Reserve Entry Officer Course.

Adelaide intensive care nurse and Navy Reserve Nursing Officer, Delaney O’Donahoe, recently escaped the cool southern weather to finalise her officer training onboard helicopter frigate, HMAS Anzac.

Personnel exchanges promote regional cooperation

This article has photo gallery Published on by LSIS Jayson Tufrey (author and photographer)

From left, Midshipmen Kosbi Koyati, from PNG Navy, and Thomas Icke, RAN compare notes on chart work aboard Her Majesty's Papua New Guinean Ship (HMPNGS) Moresby, during Exercise Kakadu 2016. (photo: LSIS Jayson Tufrey)

From left, Midshipmen Kosbi Koyati, from PNG Navy, and Thomas Icke, RAN compare notes on chart work aboard Her Majesty's Papua New Guinean Ship (HMPNGS) Moresby, during Exercise Kakadu 2016.

Two Midshipmen, one from Australia and one from Papua New Guinea, discovered they have a lot in common during Exercise KAKADU.

Coast series not complete without Navy

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Alistair Tomlinson (author)

723 Squadron pilot, Lieutenant Mark Green is interviewed by Great Southern Television for the Coast Australia documentary program. (photo: Unknown)

723 Squadron pilot, Lieutenant Mark Green is interviewed by Great Southern Television for the Coast Australia documentary program.

Navy will again feature in the upcoming series of ‘Coast Australia’ - this time in an episode that focuses on Jervis Bay on the New South Wales south coast.

Clocktower's future is a nod to the past

Published on by LEUT Sarah West (author), ABIS Chantell Brown (photographer)

Mrs Joan Webber wife of Peter Webber with Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Timothy Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN, at the official opening of The old Clock Tower Gymnasium, HMAS Creswell. 

Mrs Webber's late husband's wish was to donate his Collection of 12 model sailing ships, which covers 400 years of sailing history, to teh base to be displayed. 
Mr Peter Webber passed away in 2005. (photo: ABIS Chantell Brown)

Mrs Joan Webber wife of Peter Webber with Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Timothy Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN, at the official opening of The old Clock Tower Gymnasium, HMAS Creswell. Mrs Webber's late husband's wish was to donate his Collection of 12 model sailing ships, which covers 400 years of sailing history, to teh base to be displayed. Mr Peter Webber passed away in 2005.

To any naval officer that went through initial training at the Royal Australian Naval College at HMAS Creswell, the Clocktower Gymnasium is iconic.

Herculean emergency exercise in Shoalhaven

This article has photo gallery Published on by WO David McClelland (author)

State Emergency Service and Police members attending to a casualty during Operation HERCULES. (photo: Unknown)

State Emergency Service and Police members attending to a casualty during Operation HERCULES.

HMAS Creswell was flooded with emergency services personnel for all the right reasons recently. The base on the New South Wales south coast hosted Operation HERCULES, a bi-annual multi-agency training exercise.

Indonesian cadets get ‘Aussie’ experience

This article has photo gallery Published on by Department of Defence (author), ABIS Sarah Williams (photographer)

Mr Ray Burt, a volunteer at the Albatross Fleet Air Arm Museum, provides a tour to visiting Indonesian Navy officer cadets, here on an RAN exchange program. (photo: ABIS Sarah Williams)

Mr Ray Burt, a volunteer at the Albatross Fleet Air Arm Museum, provides a tour to visiting Indonesian Navy officer cadets, here on an RAN exchange program.

A group of Indonesian cadets has had a true Australian experience during a two-week visit to Australia recently, visiting training establishments including HMAS Albatross and HMAS Creswell, in the New South Wales Shoalhaven region.

Creswell crew doing it for the kids

Published on by LEUT Damien Hansen (author), LEUT Ben Sweetenham (photographer)

Sub Lieutenant Asara takes part in the 2014 Noah’s Challenge Adventure Race in Nowra, NSW. (photo: LEUT Ben Sweetenham)

Sub Lieutenant Asara takes part in the 2014 Noah’s Challenge Adventure Race in Nowra, NSW.

On 6 September personnel from HMAS Creswell and the New Entry Officers’ Course participated in the Noah’s Challenge adventure race in and around the Nowra area.

Two new paintings boost Creswell’s historic collection

Published on by Ms Dallas McMaugh (author), ABIS Jesse Rhynard (photographer)

Mr Bob Auston, left, and Mr Barry Brooks with a painting of HMAS Voyager that was donated to the RAN Historical Collection at HMAS Creswell. (photo: ABIS Jesse Rhynard)

Mr Bob Auston, left, and Mr Barry Brooks with a painting of HMAS Voyager that was donated to the RAN Historical Collection at HMAS Creswell.

Two paintings of HMAS Voyager and HMAS Melbourne, telling a very personal and tragic story, were recently donated to the Historic Collection at HMAS Creswell by Mr Bob Auston.

Navy locked up for a cause

Published on by Ms Dallas McMaugh (author), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)

Commander Mathew Bradley, RAN, Acting Commanding Officer of HMAS Albatross with his wife, Trish Bradley, participating in the PCYC’s annual fundraiser Time4Kids. (photo: ABIS Bonny Gassner)

Commander Mathew Bradley, RAN, Acting Commanding Officer of HMAS Albatross with his wife, Trish Bradley, participating in the PCYC’s annual fundraiser Time4Kids.

Royal Australian Navy personnel in the Shoalhaven have a close working relationship with the region’s emergency services, and are regularly called on to assist in a range of critical situations including search and rescue operations, bushfires and floods. The latest call for assistance was of a very different nature, and while having some very serious aims, involved a large component of fun.