Topic: HMAS Darwin (F04)
Leading Seaman Communication & Information Systems sailor Erin Ormiston is running over 5000km to raise money for the Motor Neurone Disease Association of Western Australia. Erin is currently in HMAS Darwin which is enroute to conduct the 57th rotation of Operation SLIPPER in the Middle East Area of Operations.
HMAS Darwin successfully achieved Mission Readiness following a recent evaluation ahead of the scheduled deployment for Operation SLIPPER.
The Australian Warship HMAS Darwin departed Sydney today, bound for the Middle East Area of Operations where she will take over Operation SLIPPER duties from HMAS Melbourne.
HMAS Success has successfully completed her first Replenishment at Sea (RAS) as part of Sea Qualification Trials, just days after returning to sea.
Leading Seaman David Gouge played his part in the International Fleet Review (IFR) from October 3-10 in Sydney aboard HMAS Darwin.
HMAS Darwin is ‘Resurgent’ again, having recently completed a major maintenance docking, which involved more than 140,000 hours of contracted work. Emerging from the dry dock in mid-May, her crew began the tireless work required to transform the industrial worksite back into an operational warship.
SMN Jon Cresswell, a Marine Technician on board HMAS Darwin, is finding his usual workplace much busier while the ship undertakes her scheduled maintenance period.