Topic: HMAS Perth (F157)

Solemn service over the wreck of HMAS Sydney (II)

This article has photo gallery Published on by MIDN Kyle Livingstone (author), ABIS Julianne Cropley (photographer)

Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Tanya King of lays a wreath over the wreck of HMAS Sydney (II). (photo: ABIS Julianne Cropley)

Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Tanya King of lays a wreath over the wreck of HMAS Sydney (II).

At dusk on 1 May, amidst the rolling waves of the Indian Ocean, the crew of HMAS Perth gathered on the flight deck for the sombre honour of scattering the ashes of two people over the wreck of HMAS Sydney (II).

HMAS Perth returns home to friends and family

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Kara Wansbury (author), ABIS Chris Beerens (photographer)

A mother and daughter look on as HMAS Perth pulls into Fleet Base West after a four month deployment. (photo: ABIS Chris Beerens)

A mother and daughter look on as HMAS Perth pulls into Fleet Base West after a four month deployment.

Friends and family were on the wharf at Fleet Base West to welcome home HMAS Perth after a four month deployment supporting Operations RESOLUTE and SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN.

Australian and Indian Navy ships reunite in Darwin

Published on by LCDR Jemma Power (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Perth and Indian Navy Ship (INS) Sahyadri sail in company during a Passage Exercise (PASSEX) off Australia's northern coast.  (photo: ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez)

Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Perth and Indian Navy Ship (INS) Sahyadri sail in company during a Passage Exercise (PASSEX) off Australia's northern coast.

The Indian Navy Ship INS Sahyadri’s visit to Darwin last week marked the first time since 1951 that an Indian warship has visited the top end port.

Bringing the search for MH370 to the world

This article has photo gallery Published on by CPOIS David Connolly (author and photographer), ABIS Julianne Cropley (photographer), ABIS Chris Beerens (photographer)

Chief Petty Officer Imagery Specialist David Connolly captures vision of HMAS Toowoomba as it moves into station on HMAS Success' port side as the two ships prepare for a Replenishment at Sea during Operation SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN. (photo: ABIS Julianne Cropley)

Chief Petty Officer Imagery Specialist David Connolly captures vision of HMAS Toowoomba as it moves into station on HMAS Success' port side as the two ships prepare for a Replenishment at Sea during Operation SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN.

With the world watching and eagerly waiting for any information regarding missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, it was the Royal Australian Navy’s Imagery Specialists and Public Relations Officers who became the maritime storytellers.

Sailor provides emergency medical assistance at 37,000 feet

Published on by CMDR Sean Noble (author)

Petty Officer Medic Tex Cowie checks a patient onboard HMAS Perth. (photo: Unknown)

Petty Officer Medic Tex Cowie checks a patient onboard HMAS Perth.

Petty Officer Medic Tex Cowie recently provided medical assistance to a distressed airline passenger while in the air, on the way from Perth to Darwin. Petty Officer Cowie, HMAS Perth’s Clinical Manager, was returning to the ship after a reunion trip home.

HMAS Perth’s Anzac Day

Published on by CMDR Sean Noble (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)

Ship's company of HMAS Perth stand-at-ease on the flight deck during Anzac Day Dawn Service held at sea. (photo: ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez)

Ship's company of HMAS Perth stand-at-ease on the flight deck during Anzac Day Dawn Service held at sea.

It was a breezy dawn under a cloudy Indian Ocean sky that greeted the men and women serving in HMAS Perth on Anzac Day 2014.

Thinking outside the box to keep sailors fed and safe at sea

This article has photo gallery Published on by CMDR Sean Noble (author), LEUT Kara Wansbury (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)

HMAS Perth's vertrep party begin to store ship on the flight deck after United States Naval Ship (USNS) Cesar Chavez and HMAS Perth conducted a replenishment at sea (RAS) during Operation SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN. (photo: ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez)

HMAS Perth's vertrep party begin to store ship on the flight deck after United States Naval Ship (USNS) Cesar Chavez and HMAS Perth conducted a replenishment at sea (RAS) during Operation SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN.

Well-fed sailors and well-maintained equipment keep Navy’s ships at sea and the crew of HMAS Perth recently demonstrated how a few creative solutions could guarantee just that, during their recent deployment as part of Operation Southern Indian Ocean.

Army on watch in HMAS Perth

Published on by CMDR Sean Noble (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)

Australian Army Corporal Peter Stokes looks through binoculars while on watch onboard HMAS Perth as part of Operation SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN. (photo: ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez)

Australian Army Corporal Peter Stokes looks through binoculars while on watch onboard HMAS Perth as part of Operation SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN.

The support to Operation SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN is truly a tri-service undertaking with soldiers from HMAS Perth’s Ship’s Army Detachment assisting the Royal Australian Navy and Royal Australian Air Force in the search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

HMAS Perth refuels with HMAS Success in southern Indian Ocean search zone

Published on by CMDR Sean Noble (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)

HMAS Perth refuelled by HMAS Success during a replenishment at sea (RAS) as part of Operation SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN. (photo: ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez)

HMAS Perth refuelled by HMAS Success during a replenishment at sea (RAS) as part of Operation SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN.

The Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Perth has been given a helping hand by the RAN supply ship HMAS Success during Replenishment at Sea in the southern Indian Ocean.

HMAS Perth 2013 - year in review

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Aaron Guest (author), LSIS Yuri Ramsey (photographer)

HMAS Perth engaging with FA18 Hornets from RAAF Williamtown in the EAXA for Phased Array Radar testing as part of the Anti-Ship Missile Defence Upgrade. (photo: Unknown)

HMAS Perth engaging with FA18 Hornets from RAAF Williamtown in the EAXA for Phased Array Radar testing as part of the Anti-Ship Missile Defence Upgrade.

HMAS Perth (III) is wrapping up its busy year in 2013, after representing Australia and proving the Royal Australian Navy’s new capability as the first Anzac class Frigate to get the Anti-Ship Missile Defence (ASMD) upgrade.