Topic: International Fleet Review

Thunder welcomed to Australia by Toowoomba

Published on by SBLT Ben Cleary (author)

The crew of HMAS Toowoomba welcome crew members from NNS Thunder onboard the Australian Warship. (photo: Unknown)

The crew of HMAS Toowoomba welcome crew members from NNS Thunder onboard the Australian Warship.

In September, HMAS Toowoomba hosted members of the ship's company of the Nigerian Navy Ship Thunder, which was visiting the Port of Fremantle enroute to the International Fleet Review (IFR).

Call of the sea lures HMAS Darwin sailor

Published on by Mr Michael Brooke (author), LSIS James Whittle (photographer)

Leading Seaman Marine Technician David Gouge conducts crowd control on board HMAS Darwin, for the Fleet Base East Open Day during the International Fleet Review 2013. (photo: LSIS James Whittle)

Leading Seaman Marine Technician David Gouge conducts crowd control on board HMAS Darwin, for the Fleet Base East Open Day during the International Fleet Review 2013.

Leading Seaman David Gouge played his part in the International Fleet Review (IFR) from October 3-10 in Sydney aboard HMAS Darwin.

Kempsey girl gives IFR a big 'hip hooray'

Published on by SGT Dave Morley (author), LSIS Helen Frank (photographer)

HMAS Huon's Able Seaman Communications and Information Systems Meaghan Paton from Kempsey, NSW in Sydney for the International Fleet Review. (photo: LSIS Helen Frank)

HMAS Huon's Able Seaman Communications and Information Systems Meaghan Paton from Kempsey, NSW in Sydney for the International Fleet Review.

Giving Prince Harry three cheers from the deck of her warship during the International Fleet Review in Sydney Harbour was how one former St Paul’s College student from Kempsey put in her day on October 5.

Leeton local gives IFR a thumbs up

Published on by SGT Dave Morley (author), LSIS Helen Frank (photographer)

HMAS Benalla's Able Seaman Electronics Technician Jessica Corbett from Leeton, NSW in Sydney for the International Fleet Review. (photo: LSIS Helen Frank)

HMAS Benalla's Able Seaman Electronics Technician Jessica Corbett from Leeton, NSW in Sydney for the International Fleet Review.

A former Leeton Eagles and Narrandera Knights basketball player was one of 8000 sailors who took part in Sydney’s recent International Fleet Review (IFR).

Fleet Entry a highlight for East Doncaster girl

Published on by SGT Dave Morley (author), LSIS Helen Frank (photographer)

HMAS Huon's Navigator Lieutenant, Jessica O'Brien from Doncaster, Vic, in Sydney for the International Fleet Review. (photo: LSIS Helen Frank)

HMAS Huon's Navigator Lieutenant, Jessica O'Brien from Doncaster, Vic, in Sydney for the International Fleet Review.

Piloting a warship into Sydney Harbour for the International Fleet Review was how one former East Doncaster Secondary College student spent part of her October long weekend.

Tobruk sailors

Published on by Sharon Palmer (author), Lauren Norton (photographer)

Able Seaman Cameron Eccleston and Seaman Scott Boothman on board HMAS Tobruk during the Warship Open Day at Garden Island on 6 October. (photo: Lauren Norton)

Able Seaman Cameron Eccleston and Seaman Scott Boothman on board HMAS Tobruk during the Warship Open Day at Garden Island on 6 October.

It was a case of being in the right place at the right time for three sailors of HMAS Tobruk.

Cadet support for IFR

Published on by LSIS Helen Frank (author and photographer)

Australian Navy Cadets from Training Ship Albatross in Wollongong take a look at the ships in Darling Harbour during the International Fleet Review. (photo: LSIS Helen Frank)

Australian Navy Cadets from Training Ship Albatross in Wollongong take a look at the ships in Darling Harbour during the International Fleet Review.

More than 300 Navy Cadets from around the country converged on Sydney for the once-in-a-life-time experience of the International Fleet Review.

AB Simon ‘Spike’ Jones

Published on by SGT Dave Morley (author), LSIS Helen Frank (photographer)

HMAS Benalla's Able Seaman Marine Technician Simon 'Spike' Jones from Wagga Wagga, NSW, in Sydney for the International Fleet Review. (photo: LSIS Helen Frank)

HMAS Benalla's Able Seaman Marine Technician Simon 'Spike' Jones from Wagga Wagga, NSW, in Sydney for the International Fleet Review.

A former Wagga Wagga signwriter who gave up his job to join the Navy was one of 8000 sailors who took part in the IFR.

Medical officer on SPS Cantabria

Published on by Sharon Palmer (author), Lauren Norton (photographer)

Ship's medical officer Lieutenant Luis Martinez, of the Spanish Defence Force, on ESPS Cantabria's flight deck during the Warship Open Day at Garden Island on 6 October. (photo: Lauren Norton)

Ship's medical officer Lieutenant Luis Martinez, of the Spanish Defence Force, on ESPS Cantabria's flight deck during the Warship Open Day at Garden Island on 6 October.

It’s pretty obvious LEUT Luis Cotarelo Martinex, of ESPS Cantabria, loves his job. A personable friendly character, he’s quick to say he’s not in the Navy but belongs to the Spanish Defence Department and his English is not good. He stresses he knows little about the inner machinations of the ship, yet his guided tour of her suggests otherwise, as does his command of the English language.

Ricky Martin visits HMAS Perth during International Fleet Review

Published on by POIS Paul Berry (author and photographer)

International pop superstar Ricky Martin (centre) meets junior officers during his visit to HMAS Perth in Sydney. (From left) MIDN Lauren Angel, MIDN Jennifer Hall, SBLT Matthew Bell, MIDN Stephanie Nadalini, MIDN Samantha Randell and MIDN Matthew Rae. (photo: POIS Paul Berry)

International pop superstar Ricky Martin (centre) meets junior officers during his visit to HMAS Perth in Sydney. (From left) MIDN Lauren Angel, MIDN Jennifer Hall, SBLT Matthew Bell, MIDN Stephanie Nadalini, MIDN Samantha Randell and MIDN Matthew Rae.

International pop superstar Ricky Martin was swept up in the International Fleet Review fever gripping Sydney when he visited HMAS Perth (III) during IFR.