Topic: Sea Power Centre - Australia

Sea Power Conference gathers maritime minds

This article has photo gallery Published on by Mr Pup Elliott (author), ABIS Chantell Brown (photographer), LSIS Paul McCallum (photographer)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN, gives his opening address to the 2015 Sea Power Conference at the Sydney Exhibition Centre, Glebe Island. (photo: LSIS Paul McCallum)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN, gives his opening address to the 2015 Sea Power Conference at the Sydney Exhibition Centre, Glebe Island.

Against the backdrop of Sydney Harbour, the ninth Royal Australian Navy Sea Power Conference was held this week, hosting visiting navy Chiefs, service representatives, academics and dignitaries from over 40 nations.

Inching closer to identification

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Jeremy Richardson (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)

Commanding Officer HMAS Sydney, Lieutenant Commander David Murphy and Mr James Glossop discuss the medals awarded to Mr Glossop's father Vice Admiral John Glossop, who was in command of HMAS Sydney I when she sunk SMS Emden in WWI. (photo: ABIS Richard Cordell)

Commanding Officer HMAS Sydney, Lieutenant Commander David Murphy and Mr James Glossop discuss the medals awarded to Mr Glossop's father Vice Admiral John Glossop, who was in command of HMAS Sydney I when she sunk SMS Emden in WWI.

HMAS Sydney (IV)’s Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Commander David Murphy, recently made a visit to Mr James Glossop, son of Vice Admiral John Glossop, CB, RN, who gained fame as the first Commanding Officer of Sydney (I). 

Those who preserve conquer

Published on by LEUT Des Paroz (author), POIS Paul Berry (photographer)

The original Commissioning Certificate to Captain for Rear Admiral WR Creswell, dated 13 August 1900, is one of many priceless Royal Australian Navy artefacts housed at the Sea Power Centre - Australia.  (photo: POIS Paul Berry)

The original Commissioning Certificate to Captain for Rear Admiral WR Creswell, dated 13 August 1900, is one of many priceless Royal Australian Navy artefacts housed at the Sea Power Centre - Australia.

Senior Naval Historian John Perryman leads a small team that collects and records the histories of each ship, boat, submarine, squadron and base of the RAN in order to honour the legacy of those that have come before, and so that we can learn from the many lessons acquired, some of them at a high cost.