Topic: International Fleet Review

Search for 1913 descendants

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Historic drawing of the first Navy fleet in Sydney Harbour, artist unknown. (photo: Unknown artist.)

Historic drawing of the first Navy fleet in Sydney Harbour, artist unknown.

The Royal Australian Navy is searching for descendants of the sailors and officers who sailed into Sydney Harbour on 4 October 1913 aboard the seven ships of the original Royal Australian Navy fleet.

International Fleet Review to celebrate diverse cultures

This article has photo gallery Published on by ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)

From left, Tongan Community Support Services, Mrs Seini Afeaki, Able Seaman Cryptologic Linguist Meagan Foster, and Mrs Mal Fruean, NSW Council for Pacific Communities, at the International Fleet Review Briefing Session at the MLC Centre in Sydney. (photo: ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez)

From left, Tongan Community Support Services, Mrs Seini Afeaki, Able Seaman Cryptologic Linguist Meagan Foster, and Mrs Mal Fruean, NSW Council for Pacific Communities, at the International Fleet Review Briefing Session at the MLC Centre in Sydney.

The International Fleet Review promises to be a celebration of diversity, as Sydney's multicultural population mingles with sailors from around the world.

International Fleet Review to welcome navies of the world

Published on by ABIS Jesse Rhynard (photographer)

The crew of the Spanish Fleet Replenishment ship ESPS Cantabria step off the ship's gangway upon their arrival at Fleet Base East, Sydney. (photo: ABIS Jesse Rhynard)

The crew of the Spanish Fleet Replenishment ship ESPS Cantabria step off the ship's gangway upon their arrival at Fleet Base East, Sydney.

The Royal Australian Navy is calling on Sydney’s diverse cultural communities to welcome the thousands of international sailors expected in Sydney in early October for the International Fleet Review.

First look at the International Fleet Review Spectacular

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Impression of the International Fleet Review 2013 pyrotechnics and light show - the Sydney Opera House with the Australian White Ensign. (photo: )

Impression of the International Fleet Review 2013 pyrotechnics and light show - the Sydney Opera House with the Australian White Ensign.

For the first time the International Fleet Review team and Imagination Australia have released images that give an impression of what the pyrotechnics and light show will look like.

International Fleet Review - Risk Table Top Exercise

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International Fleet Review – Risk Table Top Exercise. (photo: Unknown)

International Fleet Review – Risk Table Top Exercise.

Around 30 members of the Royal Australian Navy’s International Fleet Review Sydney 2013 (IFR) project team, led by Captain Nick Bramwell, Director IFR, attended the IFR Table Top Risk Exercise on 15 July hosted by the NSW Government Department of Premier and Cabinet.

Saluting guns ready for arrival of world’s navies

Published on by LEUT Celeste Ecuyer (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer), ABIS Jesse Rhynard (photographer)

The Royal Australian Navy's Three Pound Saluting Gun Battery fires across Sydney Harbour at Garden Island Naval Base, in preparation for the International Fleet Review in October 2013. (photo: ABIS Jesse Rhynard)

The Royal Australian Navy's Three Pound Saluting Gun Battery fires across Sydney Harbour at Garden Island Naval Base, in preparation for the International Fleet Review in October 2013.

The Royal Australian Navy has tested its new Three Pound Saluting Gun Battery at the Garden Island Naval Base, in readiness for October’s International Fleet Review, which commemorates the arrival of Navy’s first fleet in Sydney Harbour in 1913.

A show not to be missed

Published on by Royal Australian Navy (author), LSIS Sarah Williams (photographer)

Officer in Charge of Fleet Logistical Support Element, Lieutenant Commander Steven Reynolds RAN, shows his support for the International Fleet Review.  (photo: ABIS Sarah Williams )

Officer in Charge of Fleet Logistical Support Element, Lieutenant Commander Steven Reynolds RAN, shows his support for the International Fleet Review.

LCDR Steven Reynolds, a Maritime Logistics Officer from HMAS Waterhen is looking forward to the International Fleet Review (IFR) in October this year following his fond memories of the Bicentennial Naval Salute and 75th Anniversary.

Navy promotes International Fleet Review through V8 connection

Published on by LCDR Don Hogarth (author), Sarah Keayes (photographer)

Dick Johnson Racing Team with 723 Squadron's Squirrel Helicopter at Surfers Paradise. (photo: Sarah Keayes)

Dick Johnson Racing Team with 723 Squadron's Squirrel Helicopter at Surfers Paradise.

A Squirrel helicopter from 723 SQN in its new IFR livery has helped promote the upcoming International Fleet Review through Navy's alliance with V8 Supercars.

International Fleet Review – more ships announced and website relaunched

Published on by LEUT Celeste Ecuyer (author)

A screen capture of the home page of the new International Fleet Review website. (photo: Navy Web Services)

A screen capture of the home page of the new International Fleet Review website.

With ten weeks to go until the commencement of the Royal Australian Navy’s International Fleet Review (IFR) Sydney 2013, two more ships have been announced and a redesigned IFR website has been launched.

Old Navy helicopter takes to the air

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The N9-3102 Iroquois 894 helicopter is removed from its pole at the entrance to Nowra for refurbishment leading up to the International Fleet Review. (photo: Mr Robert Crawford)

The N9-3102 Iroquois 894 helicopter is removed from its pole at the entrance to Nowra for refurbishment leading up to the International Fleet Review.

A piece of Navy’s Fleet Air Arm history recently took to the skies again over Nowra. Iroquois 894, Serial N9-3102, which marks the gateway to Nowra outside the Shoalhaven Tourist Information Centre, was lifted off its mount by volunteers from the Fleet Air Arm Museum in preparation for the upcoming International Fleet Review.