Departing Commanding Officer of HMAS Tobruk, Commander Tim Watson (left) hands over the ship's engine keys and the responsibility of command to Commander Leif Maxfield.
Commander Leif Maxfield has assumed command of HMAS
Tobruk, relieving Commander Tim Watson while the ship stopped over in Townsville on 7 June 2013.
Troops from 2RAR onboard LCM8 return to HMAS Choules after conducting training exercises as part of Exercise SEA LION.
Exercise SEA LION 2013 got underway on June 10 as HMAS
Choules slipped out to sea with a complement of more than 400 Army and Navy personnel onboard, and various pieces of equipment firmly secured on the vehicle deck.
An 816 Squadron Seahawk helicopter hovers over the boat deck of HMAS Launceston.
Armidale Class Patrol Boat crew Ardent Three seized upon a rare opportunity this week to qualify for aviation operations.
June 17, 2013 by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), LAC David Cotton (photographer), ABIS Jesse Rhynard (photographer)
Members of Port Services Garden Island, Sydney, retrieve the final berthing line from HMAS Tobruk as she departs for PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP 2013.