Topic: 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 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.
Two Midshipmen, one from Australia and one from Papua New Guinea, discovered they have a lot in common during Exercise KAKADU.
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.
To any naval officer that went through initial training at the Royal Australian Naval College at HMAS Creswell, the Clocktower Gymnasium is iconic.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.