Topic: HMAS Gascoyne (M85)

Navy's domestic violence conversation continues

This article has photo gallery Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author), Unknown (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy is an accredited White Ribbon workplace and supports the prevention of violence against women. (photo: POIS Phil Cullinan)

Royal Australian Navy is an accredited White Ribbon workplace and supports the prevention of violence against women.

Navy’s ongoing campaign against family and domestic violence received a major boost recently with ships’ companies and teams across the nation doing their bit to raise money for White Ribbon.
 

Gascoyne visit to Newcastle a booming success

Published on by LEUT Todd Fitzgerald (author), LCDR Alan Parton (author)

Fort Scratchley fires off four blank rounds during a traditional farewell ceremony for HMAS Gascoyne as she leaves Newcastle. (photo: Unknown)

Fort Scratchley fires off four blank rounds during a traditional farewell ceremony for HMAS Gascoyne as she leaves Newcastle.

HMAS Gascoyne’s departure from the port of Newcastle was met with a boom of excitement - four booms, in fact!

HMAS Gascoyne to the rescue

Published on by SBLT Tracy Sheddan (author), ABML S Humphris (photographer)

Rescue spot at Broken Bay. (photo: ABML S. Humphris)

Rescue spot at Broken Bay.

Royal Australian Navy Mine Hunter Coastal HMAS Gascoyne recently assisted the New South Wales (NSW) Police in rescuing stranded fishermen in Broken Bay, 50km north of Sydney.

New Zealand exercise opens

Published on by POIS Paul Berry (author), LAC Maria Oosterbaan (photographer), RNZN Photographic Unit (photographer)

A group shot of exercise participants on the deck of HMNZS Canterbury. (photo: RNZN Photographic Unit)

A group shot of exercise participants on the deck of HMNZS Canterbury.

The Royal New Zealand Navy led Western Pacific Naval Symposium Mine Counter Measures and Diving Exercise 2014 kicked off earlier this week with a memorable opening day.

Navy Mine Hunters arrive in Auckland for international exercise

Published on by LEUT Alasdair Magill (author)

HMA Ships Gascoyne and Huon berthed at Devonport Naval Base in Auckland. (photo: Unknown)

HMA Ships Gascoyne and Huon berthed at Devonport Naval Base in Auckland.

On Sunday last week two of Navy's Mine Hunter - Coastal Ships, HMA Ships Gascoyne and Huon, set off to transit across the Tasman Sea to Auckland, New Zealand to participate in the Western Pacific Naval Symposium Mine Counter Measures and Diving Exercise 2014.

Gascoyne route survey Darwin

Published on by MIDN Emma Cook (author and photographer)

Mine Warfare Sailors ABCSO Simon Owen, ABCSO Mitchell Pevy and ABCSO Natasha Corby of HMAS Gascoyne ready the remote operating vehicle during a Route Survey in Darwin Harbour. (photo: MIDN Emma Cook)

Mine Warfare Sailors ABCSO Simon Owen, ABCSO Mitchell Pevy and ABCSO Natasha Corby of HMAS Gascoyne ready the remote operating vehicle during a Route Survey in Darwin Harbour.

Royal Australian Navy Minehunter Coastal (MHC), HMAS Gascoyne, has been hard at work conducting Route Survey of Darwin Harbour over the past few weeks.

Gascoyne remembers

Published on by SBLT Clodagh O'Neill (author)

Commanding Officer HMAS Gascoyne, Lieutenant Commander Aaron Cox, addresses HMAS Gascoyne's ship's company during the Remembrance Day service. (photo: Unknown)

Commanding Officer HMAS Gascoyne, Lieutenant Commander Aaron Cox, addresses HMAS Gascoyne's ship's company during the Remembrance Day service.

‘’HMAS Gascoyne’s ship’s company paused during passage of the Whitsunday Islands to commemorate Remembrance Day 2013.

Joint Australian and US search locates ordnance

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Members of HMAS Gascoyne's ship's company inspect a nautical chart with a member of the United States Navy after finding four unexploded bombs.  (photo: )

Members of HMAS Gascoyne's ship's company inspect a nautical chart with a member of the United States Navy after finding four unexploded bombs.

HMAS Gascoyne is working with the United States Navy to retrieve four unexploded bombs from the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, dropped by USN Harrier aircraft in the lead up to Exercise TALISMAN SABRE on 16 July 2013.

HMAS Gascoyne helps out in Tonga

Published on by LCDR Aaron Cox (author)

Commanding Officer HMAS Gascoyne, Lieutenant Commander Aaron Cox, presents the Tongan Defence Service with sporting equipment. (photo: Unknown)

Commanding Officer HMAS Gascoyne, Lieutenant Commander Aaron Cox, presents the Tongan Defence Service with sporting equipment.

Mine Hunter HMAS Gascoyne has continued her south west Pacific deployment, arriving in Nuku’alofa, Tonga after a four day transit through unrelenting seas from Vanuatu.

Mine Hunter Coastal visits Pacific communities

Published on by LCDR Aaron Cox (author)

Gascoyne's Ship's Company smiles for the camera. (photo: )

Gascoyne's Ship's Company smiles for the camera.

HMAS Gascoyne has continued her South West Pacific deployment, sailing into Port Vila in Vanuatu.