Topic: HMAS Darwin (F04)
Leading Seaman Communication and Information Systems Christopher Soles on the starboard waist of HMAS Newcastle.
Life as a communication sailor in the Navy brings a world of possibilities, as Leading Seaman Chris Soles has discovered.
Published on June 17, 2017 by CPL Max Bree (author), WO2 Andrew Hetherington (author), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)
HMAS Darwin, ESPS Cristobal Colon, HMAS Parramatta and HMAS Melbourne enter in line astern formation, in Sydney Harbour New South Wales, Australia.
Australian and US forces are gearing up for mid- to high-intensity warfare against ‘near-peer’ adversaries on the month-long Exercise TALISMAN SABRE, which begins at the end of June. HMA Ships
Canberra, Choules, Anzac, Toowoomba, Ballarat, Darwin, Melbourne, Success, Diamantina, Huon, Gascoyne and Melville will all take part.
June 02, 2017 by LCDR Jason O’Gorman (author), LSEW Nathan Streeter (photographer), LSEW Brooke Gregory (photographer)
Phase 2 and Phase 4 trainee Maritime Warfare Officers pose for a photo on the bridge wing of HMAS Darwin.
Darwin is making the most of her final months in service, progressing trainees through their qualifications.
June 16, 2017 by LEUT Des Paroz (author), ABCSO Belinda Porter (photographer), LSIS James Whittle (photographer)
Commanding Officer, HMAS Darwin, Commander Phillip Henry, RAN, pictured on the forecastle during passage to Auckland, New Zealand for the Royal New Zealand Navy's 75th Anniversary International Naval Review.
The 2017 Queen’s Birthday Honours List named three leaders from the Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS
Darwin recognised for their service in the ship’s recent deployment to the Middle East.
His Royal Highness Prince Harry of Wales speaks with contenders competing in 2018 Invictus Games as he is escorted by the Royal Australian Navy around Sydney Harbour.
It’s not often you get to brush shoulders with royalty, however, the ship’s company of HMAS
Darwin was recently tasked with a very royal mission.
From left, Seaman Combat Systems Operator Harriet Anne Shepperd, Ships Commanding Officer, Commander Phillip Henry, RAN, and Midshipman Bonnie Galbraith on the flight deck of HMAS Darwin at Macquarie Wharf, Hobart.
After farewelling Brisbane recently, HMAS
Darwin headed to Hobart last month – her penultimate port of call on her final visit to all coastal capital cities.
HMAS Darwin glides up the Brisbane River during a recent port visit.
In the middle an intense training and systems check period, HMAS
Darwin slipped into the Brisbane River and berthed across from Navy’s home in southern Queensland, HMAS Moreton.
LSEW Brooke Gregory, CPOET William Edmondston, WO Jack Parnell, Commanding Officer HMAS Darwin CMDR Phillip Henry and ABBM Amber Phineasa are pictured at the Cenotaph on the Esplanade following the 2017 Anzac Day Dawn Service in Darwin.
In her final year of service, members of HMAS
Darwin’s ship’s company have seized the opportunity to reinforce links with her namesake city.
Commander Phillip Henry, RAN, Commanding Officer of HMAS Darwin and LEUT James Hodgkinson (left), Boarding Officer HMAS Darwain hand over weapons seized by HMAS Darwin on Op MANITOU to Nick Fletcher at the Australian War Memorial.
Two AK-47s seized by the Royal Australian Navy during Operation MANITOU were presented to the Australian War Memorial to maintain the historic record of Defence’s contributions in the Middle East.
April 27, 2017 by RNZN Lieutenant Rowan Bagot (author), LSEW Nathan Streeter (photographer)
Australian Navy Cadets pose for a photo on the flight deck of HMAS Darwin, following a tour of the ship.
More than 50 Australian Navy Cadets and staff experienced HMAS
Darwin’s capability first hand when the group visited the warship alongside Garden Island, Sydney recently.