Topic: HMAS Success (OR 304)

HMAS Success completes the journey for eight past Navy members

Published on by LEUT Vishal Bhakoo (author), LSIS Brenton Freind (photographer)

Navy Chaplain Colin Tett RAN, second from right, conducts a memorial service in the waters off Lord Howe Island for eight former navy sailors onboard HMAS Success, as the ship and crew make their way to Hawaii to participate in Exercise RIMPAC 2014.
 (photo: LSIS Brenton Freind)

Navy Chaplain Colin Tett RAN, second from right, conducts a memorial service in the waters off Lord Howe Island for eight former navy sailors onboard HMAS Success, as the ship and crew make their way to Hawaii to participate in Exercise RIMPAC 2014.

Members of HMAS Success’ ship’s company paused at sunset to commemorate the lives of eight fellow Royal Australian Navy and Royal Navy seafarers, as their ashes were committed to the sea near Lord Howe Island last weekend.

Chinese Navy Liaison Officer farewelled after successful visit

Published on by CPOIS David Connolly (author), ABIS Julianne Cropley (photographer)

The Commanding Officer of HMAS Success CAPT Allison Norris farewells Commander Lin Wan of the People's Liberation Army-Navy (PLA-N) following a successful 12-day placement on board Success as part of Operation SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN. (photo: ABIS Julianne Cropley)

The Commanding Officer of HMAS Success CAPT Allison Norris farewells Commander Lin Wan of the People's Liberation Army-Navy (PLA-N) following a successful 12-day placement on board Success as part of Operation SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN.

Commander Lin Wan of the People’s Liberation Army-Navy (PLA-N) has been farewelled from HMAS Success following a successful 12-day placement as part of Operation SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN.

Easter on task for Op SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN

Published on by CPOIS David Connolly (author), ABIS Julianne Cropley (photographer)

Keeping it fresh: ABML-C Stephen Finnigan brings up a box of fresh vegetables for a midday meal. (photo: )

Keeping it fresh: ABML-C Stephen Finnigan brings up a box of fresh vegetables for a midday meal.

More than a thousand miles away from the nearest coast, men and women on ships deployed to Operation SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN spent the traditional long-weekend ‘break’ scouring the ocean for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

Maintaining a vigilant watch in search

Published on by CPOIS David Connolly (author), ABIS Julianne Cropley (photographer)

Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Marc Chandler holds lookout onboard HMAS Success while deployed in search of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. (photo: ABIS Julianne Cropley)

Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Marc Chandler holds lookout onboard HMAS Success while deployed in search of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.

The crew of HMAS Success have not wavered in their efforts in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 in the vast southern Indian Ocean.

HMAS Success continues vigilant search

Published on by LEUT Kelli Lunt (author), ABIS Julianne Cropley (photographer)

Leading Seaman Luke Horsburgh stands watch during his duty as Quartermaster on the bridge of HMAS Success. (photo: ABIS Julianne Cropley)

Leading Seaman Luke Horsburgh stands watch during his duty as Quartermaster on the bridge of HMAS Success.

The crew of Royal Australian Navy supply ship HMAS Success continue to conduct high tempo operations as the search for wreckage from Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 nears the end of its fifth week.

HMAS Perth refuels with HMAS Success in southern Indian Ocean search zone

Published on by CMDR Sean Noble (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)

HMAS Perth refuelled by HMAS Success during a replenishment at sea (RAS) as part of Operation SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN. (photo: ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez)

HMAS Perth refuelled by HMAS Success during a replenishment at sea (RAS) as part of Operation SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN.

The Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Perth has been given a helping hand by the RAN supply ship HMAS Success during Replenishment at Sea in the southern Indian Ocean.

Toowoomba’s quick re-supply for urgent deployment to MH370 search

Published on by LCDR Edward Ellison (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)

Stores and equipment are unloaded from HMAS Toowoomba before the ship is replenished in preparation of support to Operation SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN in the search for missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370.  (photo: LSIS Bradley Darvill)

Stores and equipment are unloaded from HMAS Toowoomba before the ship is replenished in preparation of support to Operation SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN in the search for missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370.

In a demonstration of the Royal Australian Navy’s commitment to the search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, personnel at Fleet Base West resupplied and helped HMAS Toowoomba return to sea in under six hours.

Chandio playing a vital role in search mission

Published on by CMDR Kenneth Stevenson (author), ABIS Julianne Cropley (photographer)

Able Seaman Electronics Technician Bilawal Chandio stands watch onboard HMAS Success during the ship’s deployment to search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. (photo: ABIS Julianne Cropley)

Able Seaman Electronics Technician Bilawal Chandio stands watch onboard HMAS Success during the ship’s deployment to search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.

Able Seaman Electronics Technician Bilawal Chandio, a crew member on the Royal Australian Navy supply ship HMAS Success, says all of his shipmates are focused on the search for missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370.

Ballarat and Success engage in Exercise BLUE RAPTOR on way to upgrade

Published on by LCDR Mark Fielder (author), ABCSO Love (photographer)

HMA Ships Ballarat (155) and Success patrol Australia's North West Shelf region as part of Exercise BLUE RAPTOR. (photo: ABCSO Love)

HMA Ships Ballarat (155) and Success patrol Australia's North West Shelf region as part of Exercise BLUE RAPTOR.

After completing an Operation RESOLUTE deployment in Darwin, HMAS Ballarat commenced a fast transit down the West Coast towards Fleet Base West. Ballarat was in company with HMAS Success as they passed through one of the most important areas on Australia’s long coastline.

Navy continues strong presence on the North West Shelf

Published on by LEUT Kara Wansbury (author), LSIS James Whittle (photographer)

HMAS Toowoomba conducts a Replenishment at Sea with HMAS Success. (photo: LSIS James Whittle)

HMAS Toowoomba conducts a Replenishment at Sea with HMAS Success.

A trio of warships recently conducted a patrol of the North West Shelf Oil and Gas Fields as part of the Australian Government's Border Protection Operations.