Topic: HMAS Success (OR 304)

Great success for Marine Technicians

Published on by LCDR Dallas Gray (author), LSIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)

Eight members of the Marine Engineering Department are joined by senior engineers and the Commanding Officer, Captain Darren Grogan, CSM, RAN, (second from left) on board HMAS Success after receiving their Marine Technician Operator Qualifications during the ship’s final deployment on INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019. (photo: LSIS Christopher Szumlanski)

Eight members of the Marine Engineering Department are joined by senior engineers and the Commanding Officer, Captain Darren Grogan, CSM, RAN, (second from left) on board HMAS Success after receiving their Marine Technician Operator Qualifications during the ship’s final deployment on INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

While HMAS Success may be approaching the end of her working life, eight members of her crew have taken advantage of her final voyage to become qualified marine technician operators.

Success delivers the goods

This article has photo gallery Published on by ABCIS Matthew Samson (author), LSIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy sailors Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Tylor Bootle (left) and Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Support Operation Yasmin Dench (right) attach cargo to an MRH-90 maritime support helicopter from the flight deck of HMAS Success during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019. (photo: LSIS Christopher Szumlanski)

Royal Australian Navy sailors Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Tylor Bootle (left) and Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Support Operation Yasmin Dench (right) attach cargo to an MRH-90 maritime support helicopter from the flight deck of HMAS Success during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

After a successful port visit to Visakhapatnam, India, it was straight back to work for the crew of HMAS Success.

Good show old sport, as Success sails towards decommissioning

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), LSIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)

Combined sports teams from the Royal Australian Navy and Royal Malaysian Navy gather to take part in a sports day during HMAS Success’s port visit to Langkawi in Malaysia as part of INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019. (photo: LSIS Christopher Szumlanski)

Combined sports teams from the Royal Australian Navy and Royal Malaysian Navy gather to take part in a sports day during HMAS Success’s port visit to Langkawi in Malaysia as part of INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

Teams from HMAS Success took on the Royal Malaysian Navy in volleyball and futsal competitions on the island of Langkawi.

Navy brings joy to children in India

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Dallas Gray (author)

Commanding Officer HMAS Success Captain Darren Grogan, CSC, RAN speaks with children from the disabled children's ward at the Institute for Child Health in Chennai, India during a visit by members form HMAS Ships Success and Parramatta.  (photo: Unknown)

Commanding Officer HMAS Success Captain Darren Grogan, CSC, RAN speaks with children from the disabled children's ward at the Institute for Child Health in Chennai, India during a visit by members form HMAS Ships Success and Parramatta.

Prosthetics and wheelchairs were among the items donated to children in need by Royal Australian Navy members during a visit to the disabled children’s ward at the Institute for Child Health in Chennai, India.

Success ‘boarded’ during Bay of Bengal exercise

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), LSIS Kylie Jagiello (photographer)

Indian Navy sailors from INS Sahyadri and Royal Australian Navy sailors from HMAS Parramatta on the flight deck of HMAS Success during boarding party exercises as part of AUSINDEX 2019. (photo: LSIS Kylie Jagiello)

Indian Navy sailors from INS Sahyadri and Royal Australian Navy sailors from HMAS Parramatta on the flight deck of HMAS Success during boarding party exercises as part of AUSINDEX 2019.

HMAS Success was repeatedly ‘boarded’ in the Bay of Bengal by a number of Australian and Indian boarding parties as part of AUSINDEX 2019.

HMAS Success celebrates 33 years of service

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Shane Wallace (author), LEUT Daniel Khayat (photographer), LSIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)

The Ship's Company in HMAS Success gather on the flight deck to celebrate the ship's 33rd birthday during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019. (photo: LEUT Daniel Khayat)

The Ship's Company in HMAS Success gather on the flight deck to celebrate the ship's 33rd birthday during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

Today marks a special milestone for HMAS Success. The Commanding Officer and his crew are celebrating 33 years of remarkable service by the ‘Battle Tanker’.

Top-ups with the Indian Navy a success

Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), LSIS Steven Thomson (photographer)

HMAS Success (centre) conducts a replenishment at sea dry hook up with Indian Navy Ships Ranvijay (left) and Sahyadri (right) during AUSINDEX 2019. (photo: LSIS Steven Thomson)

HMAS Success (centre) conducts a replenishment at sea dry hook up with Indian Navy Ships Ranvijay (left) and Sahyadri (right) during AUSINDEX 2019.

HMAS Success completed two dual replenishment-at-sea evolutions with four Indian Navy ships as part of the maritime exercise AUSINDEX 2019.

Striving for success at AUSINDEX in India

This article has photo gallery Published on by FLTLT Bel Scott (author), LSIS Steven Thomson (photographer), LSIS Jake Badior (photographer), LSIS Ronnie Baltoft (photographer)

HMAS Collins leads a Task Group formation while sailing in the Bay of Bengal as part of AUSINDEX 2019. (photo: LSIS Jake Badior)

HMAS Collins leads a Task Group formation while sailing in the Bay of Bengal as part of AUSINDEX 2019.

Exercise AUSINDEX 2019 has commenced with the largest naval group Australia has ever sent to India.

Submariners surface for Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2019

Published on by FLTLT Bel Scott (author), ABIS Kieren Whiteley (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy sailor Able Seaman Acoustic Warfare Analyst Submariners Tahlia Lovell (left) and Leading Seaman Acoustic Warfare Analyst Submarines Arami Bullock on board HMAS Canberra during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019. (photo: ABIS Kieren Whiteley)

Royal Australian Navy sailor Able Seaman Acoustic Warfare Analyst Submariners Tahlia Lovell (left) and Leading Seaman Acoustic Warfare Analyst Submarines Arami Bullock on board HMAS Canberra during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

Five personnel from the Submarine Force are experiencing a deployment above water for INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019 (IPE19) on HMA Ships Canberra and Success.

First Lady forges firm friendships in Far East

Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), LSIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy sailor Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Taylor Bootle manages the distance line during a Replenishment at Sea Approach (RASAP) exercise with Sri Lanka Navy Ship Sindurala as part of INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019. (photo: LSIS Christopher Szumlanski)

Royal Australian Navy sailor Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Taylor Bootle manages the distance line during a Replenishment at Sea Approach (RASAP) exercise with Sri Lanka Navy Ship Sindurala as part of INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

After more than 30 years plying her trade in oceans across the world, the First Lady of the Fleet is continuing to pave the way for the next generation of RAN replenishment ships.