Topic: Sea Power Centre - Australia

Podcasts - the port of call to a ‘Thinking Navy’

Published on by LEUT Will Singer (author), POIS Yuri Ramsey (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy sailor Leading Seaman Combat Systems Operator Travis Onley, right, shows Royal Australian Navy Chaplain Franco Siani where to find the new podcasts on Navy history. (photo: POIS Yuri Ramsey)

Royal Australian Navy sailor Leading Seaman Combat Systems Operator Travis Onley, right, shows Royal Australian Navy Chaplain Franco Siani where to find the new podcasts on Navy history.

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.

Distinguished officer gone but not forgotten

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Desmond Woods (author), CMDR Greg Swinden (author), ABIS Leo Baumgartner (photographer)

Pallbearers from HMAS Melbourne (III) carry the late Captain John Stevenson, AM, RAN (Retd) into the Naval Chapel at HMAS Kuttabul for his funeral. (photo: ABIS Leo Baumgartner)

Pallbearers from HMAS Melbourne (III) carry the late Captain John Stevenson, AM, RAN (Retd) into the Naval Chapel at HMAS Kuttabul for his funeral.

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.

Search on for unknown sailor

Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), Unknown (photographer)

HMAS Sydney (II) at sea during World War II. (photo: Unknown)

HMAS Sydney (II) at sea during World War II.

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.

Navy appeals for public help in honouring maritime war dead

Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author)

Able Seaman Bill Williams, who died after being shot during an Australian raid on a German radio post on Rabaul on 11 September 1914. AB Williams was the first Australian to die in World War One. (photo: )

Able Seaman Bill Williams, who died after being shot during an Australian raid on a German radio post on Rabaul on 11 September 1914. AB Williams was the first Australian to die in World War One.

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.

Airwolves commemorate Anzac Day in Alabama

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Aaron Cochrane (author), Mrs Fiona Tremlett (photographer)

ADF personnel attending the Fort Rucker Anzac Day service. Pictured (L-R): CAPT James Highfield, CAPT Charles Hall, CAPT Shane Mitchell, LSA Leeann Mumby, LEUT Aaron Cochrane, and LEUT Grant Rushford. (photo: Mrs Fiona Tremlett)

ADF personnel attending the Fort Rucker Anzac Day service. Pictured (L-R): CAPT James Highfield, CAPT Charles Hall, CAPT Shane Mitchell, LSA Leeann Mumby, LEUT Aaron Cochrane, and LEUT Grant Rushford.

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.

 

Training technology displayed

Published on by Department of Defence (author), CPL Sebastian Beurich (photographer)

File image: A visitor experiences an infra-red virtual reality fly over of Sydney Harbour. (photo: CPL Sebastian Beurich)

File image: A visitor experiences an infra-red virtual reality fly over of Sydney Harbour.

Participants the recent Sea Power Conference 2017 in Sydney experienced a taste of Navy training at the adjoining Pacific 2017 International Maritime Exposition.

$500,000 grant to help find HMAS AE1

Published on by Department of Defence (author)

Imagery Scanned from Navy Historic Archive (photo: )

Imagery Scanned from Navy Historic Archive

The Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Marise Payne, has announced funding to match private investment for an expedition to search for Royal Australian Navy First World War submarine, HMAS AE1.

Crewman's courage commended

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Will Singer (author), CPOIS Damian Pawlenko (photographer)

Senior Naval Officer Western Australia, Commodore Brett Dowsing, RANR, presents Mrs Sue Robinson a Chief of Navy Group Commendation on behalf of the late ex-RAN member, William

Senior Naval Officer Western Australia, Commodore Brett Dowsing, RANR, presents Mrs Sue Robinson a Chief of Navy Group Commendation on behalf of the late ex-RAN member, William "Robbie" Robinson, at a ceremony in front of family, friends.

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.

Defence diplomacy dividends

Published on by Dr Ben Herscovitch (author and photographer)

Deputy Chief of Navy Rear Admiral Michael Noonan, AM, RAN, farewells Indonesian Visiting Naval Fellow Commander Aminuddin Albek during a recent visit. (photo: Dr Benjamin Herscovitch)

Deputy Chief of Navy Rear Admiral Michael Noonan, AM, RAN, farewells Indonesian Visiting Naval Fellow Commander Aminuddin Albek during a recent visit.

Ties between the Royal Australian Navy and the Indonesian Navy continue to deepen with exchange programs coupled with international exercises.

Navy’s WWI history on display

Published on by Australian National Maritime Museum (author)

HMAS AE2, imagery scanned from Navy Historic Archive. (photo: Navy Archive)

HMAS AE2, imagery scanned from Navy Historic Archive.

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’.