Published on by LEUT Des Paroz (author), ABIS Chantell Bianchi (photographer)
There was an air of excitement mixed with a bit of apprehension as more than a hundred members of New Entry Officers’ Course 50 embarked in HMAS Choules for their sea training deployment - a key milestone in their initial training to become qualified officers in the Royal Australian Navy.
Published on by LEUT Lauren Rago (author), LSIS Paul McCallum (photographer), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)
As the sun sets on Exercise SEA DAWN this month, the ship’s company of HMAS Choules reflected on the important milestones they helped the Australian Defence Force (ADF) achieve in training for amphibious operations.
Published on by MIDN Samuel Fiez (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)
Last weekend while alongside the port of Townsville, the crew of HMAS Choules was honoured to open their ship to the families of the men and women of the Army's Second Battalion Royal Australian Regiment, known as 2RAR.
Published on by LSIS Paul McCallum (author), LAC Oliver Carter (photographer)
It’s a 24 hour a day job keeping the Navy’s largest ship on a safe course as a Maritime Warfare Officer onboard HMAS Choules. It is a big responsibility and one that Bundaberg native Lieutenant Brendan Sinnamon tackles head on.
Published on by LEUT Lauren Rago (author), ABIS Chantell Bianchi (author)
The Royal Australian Navy has held a moving commemorative service onboard HMAS Choules for over 200 survivors and families of the 82 brave souls who lost their lives when HMAS Voyager (II) and HMAS Melbourne (II) tragically collided off Jervis Bay on 10 February 1964.