Topic: HMAS Sirius (A266)

Operational tanker visits Sydney

Published on by LEUT Des Paroz (author), ABIS Sarah Ebsworth (photographer)

Replenishment Ship, HMAS Sirius, sails through Sydney Harbour on the way to Captain Cook Graving Dock at Fleet Base East in Sydney for maintenance. (photo: ABIS Sarah Ebsworth)

Replenishment Ship, HMAS Sirius, sails through Sydney Harbour on the way to Captain Cook Graving Dock at Fleet Base East in Sydney for maintenance.

The Royal Australian Navy's Fleet Base West based operational tanker, HMAS Sirius, entered Sydney Harbour this week as part of a visit to Garden Island on the east coast.
 

HMAS Sirius maintains presence in the North West Shelf

Published on by MIDN Mitchell Riley-Meijer (author), LCDR Peter Russell (photographer)

Lieutenant Brendan Witt watches over the floating storage/production vessel, Stybarrow Venture, during HMAS Sirius's patrol in the North West Shelf off Western Australia. (photo: LCDR Peter Russell)

Lieutenant Brendan Witt watches over the floating storage/production vessel, Stybarrow Venture, during HMAS Sirius's patrol in the North West Shelf off Western Australia.

Complementing the Government’s border protection operations, HMAS Sirius has concluded a patrol through the North West Shelf Oil and Gas Fields. This patrol, known as Exercise RED RAPTOR, was designed to provide an overt security presence through the critical national infrastructure of the Australia’s North West Shelf.

HMAS Sirius set to keep the fleet moving in 2014

Published on by LEUT Des Paroz (author), LCDR Peter Russell (photographer), MC2 Jerome D. Johnson (photographer)

HMAS Sirius providing replenishment at sea for USS Bonhomme Richard during Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2013. (photo: LCDR Peter Russell)

HMAS Sirius providing replenishment at sea for USS Bonhomme Richard during Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2013.

The Royal Australian Navy’s hard working replenishment oiler HMAS Sirius is taking on 2014 with the same gusto she used to conquer 2013.

Navy’s ‘seagoing servo’ changes hands

Published on by LEUT Christopher Harvey (author), CPO Shane Jones (photographer)

Commander Darren Grogan presents Captain Brian Delamont with a petrol nozzle, symbolising his achievements as Commanding Officer of HMAS Sirius. Captain Delamont was handing over command of the Royal Australian Navy Replenishment Oiler to Commander Grogan.  (photo: CPO Shane Jones)

Commander Darren Grogan presents Captain Brian Delamont with a petrol nozzle, symbolising his achievements as Commanding Officer of HMAS Sirius. Captain Delamont was handing over command of the Royal Australian Navy Replenishment Oiler to Commander Grogan.

HMAS Sirius is ‘under new management’ after a formal command handover from Captain Brian Delamont to Commander Darren Grogan.

Sirius kicks off 2014 with a bit of RAS(L) dazzle

Published on by LEUT Des Paroz (author and photographer), LCDR Peter Russell (photographer)

A thirsty HMAS Stuart receives liquid replenishment from HMAS Sirius during border protection duties. (photo: LEUT Des Paroz)

A thirsty HMAS Stuart receives liquid replenishment from HMAS Sirius during border protection duties.

West-based tanker HMAS Sirius has conducted the first Replenishment at Sea for the Royal Australian Navy in 2014.

Operational tanker supports border protection

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Christopher Harvey (author), LCDR Peter Russell (photographer)

HMAS Sirius conducting a RAS-(L) underway for HMAS Stuart, allowing Stuart to stay on station longer as a result of the much needed liquid refreshment. (photo: LCDR Peter Russell)

HMAS Sirius conducting a RAS-(L) underway for HMAS Stuart, allowing Stuart to stay on station longer as a result of the much needed liquid refreshment.

The Navy’s west based operational tanker, HMAS Sirius, provided essential support to Operation RESOLUTE over the Christmas and New Year period, conducting routine re-supply runs from Fleet Base West.

Promotion marks end of successful deployment 'up top'

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Christopher Harvey (author and photographer), CAPT Brian Delamont (photographer)

Seaman (SMN) Kira McAliece and SMN Brian Reid strip Captain Brian Delamont of his old rank slides during a promotion ceremony onboard HMAS Sirius. (photo: LEUT Christopher Harvey)

Seaman (SMN) Kira McAliece and SMN Brian Reid strip Captain Brian Delamont of his old rank slides during a promotion ceremony onboard HMAS Sirius.

While making the transit home to Fleet Base West, having supported the Australian Defence Force units participating in Exercise BERSAMA LIMA in Asia, the ship’s company of HMAS Sirius celebrated the promotion of their Commanding Officer to Captain.

Submarine trainers cap a big year in a major way

Published on by LEUT Kelli Lunt (author), CPOETSM Ross Euing (photographer)

Sea Training Unit Submarines (STU-SM) conduct a force protection exercise on HMAS Farncomb, alongside at Fleet Base West. (photo: CPOETSM Ross Euing)

Sea Training Unit Submarines (STU-SM) conduct a force protection exercise on HMAS Farncomb, alongside at Fleet Base West.

A focus on Force Protection by the Sea Training Unit - Submarines (STU-SM) this year not only improved this necessary competency across the Navy’s fleet of submarines, but also provided unique support to HMAS Sirius in October.

Experienced hand brought in for Sirius deployment

Published on by LEUT Christopher Harvey (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)

On the bridge of HMAS Sirius, Navigator LCDR Peter Russell and Executive Officer CMDR Phill Henry discuss the upcoming deployment. (photo: LSIS Brad Darvill)

On the bridge of HMAS Sirius, Navigator LCDR Peter Russell and Executive Officer CMDR Phill Henry discuss the upcoming deployment.

An experienced pair of hands guides the way to help HMAS Sirius prepare for a relatively short notice deployment to Asia.

Sirius opens ship in the West

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Samantha Dudley (author and photographer)

Commanding Officer HMAS Sirius, CMDR Brian Delamont assisting his daughter Brooke Delamont to look through the 'big eyes' onboard HMAS Sirius. (photo: LEUT Samantha Dudley)

Commanding Officer HMAS Sirius, CMDR Brian Delamont assisting his daughter Brooke Delamont to look through the 'big eyes' onboard HMAS Sirius.

HMAS Sirius usually sails with up to 70 personnel onboard but on Monday 7 October, while ships opened their gangways to the public for International Fleet Review in Sydney, Sirius opened hers to family members, Royal Australian Navy Cadets and Defence Force Recruiting candidates for a day on the water in the west.