Topic: Sea Power Centre - Australia
A series of podcasts that study Australia's naval history, featuring a variety of history experts, is now available for Navy members to enjoy - whether they’re at sea or ashore.
Today the Royal Australian Navy honoured the life of a highly regarded and greatly admired retired officer who had an extraordinary career, marked with distinguished service in war and peace, tragedy and controversy.
On February 6, 1942 the remains of a sailor in a Carley Raft washed up on Christmas Island, 1500km northwest of Western Australia’s northwest coast.
Relatives of Navy World War One fallen members are being asked to search through family photo albums to assist in compiling an updated Roll of Honour, listing Royal Australian Navy personnel who gave their lives in the Great War.
Royal Australian Navy personnel are posted to all corners of the globe, integrating into the forces of partner nations, contributing to and improving Navy capability. Navy members currently posted to the United States Navy’s Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 40, known as the Airwolves, recently provided an insight into Anzac Day for their US counterparts.
Participants the recent Sea Power Conference 2017 in Sydney experienced a taste of Navy training at the adjoining Pacific 2017 International Maritime Exposition.
A member of the search and rescue team that worked to save personnel in the wake of the collision between HMA Ships Melbourne and Voyager on 10 February 1964 has been recognised for his heroism posthumously.
Ties between the Royal Australian Navy and the Indonesian Navy continue to deepen with exchange programs coupled with international exercises.
One hundred and three years ago Australia’s first submarine, HMAS AE1, disappeared while patrolling the seas near present-day New Guinea. No trace of the vessel or its 35 hands has ever been found. This story is now being told in a new exhibition at the Queensland Maritime Museum, ‘War at Sea – the Navy in WWI’.