Topic: HMAS Darwin (F04)

HMAS Darwin arrives in Thailand

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Thai Navy Captain Captain Chaloemporn, left, welcomed Commanding Officer HMAS Darwin, Commander Phillip Henry, to the port of Sattahip, Thailand. (photo: ABIS Sarah Ebsworth)

Thai Navy Captain Captain Chaloemporn, left, welcomed Commanding Officer HMAS Darwin, Commander Phillip Henry, to the port of Sattahip, Thailand.

HMAS Darwin berthed at Sattahip Naval Base, Thailand recently, to a friendly and musical welcome from her Thai Navy counterparts.

Torres Strait reunion for HMAS Darwin

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Family members from nearby Torres Strait Islands came to visit Seaman Boatswain Mate Edmund Tomsana during HMAS Darwin's passage to Darwin. (photo: ABIS Sarah Ebsworth)

Family members from nearby Torres Strait Islands came to visit Seaman Boatswain Mate Edmund Tomsana during HMAS Darwin's passage to Darwin.

Family members of three HMAS Darwin personnel who grew up in the Torres Strait were welcomed aboard the frigate when she transited the jade blue waters of the Prince of Wales Channel recently.

Million miles for Darwin

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Youngest member of HMAS Darwin's ship's company, Seaman Maritime Logistics - Chef John King, and Commanding Officer, Commander Phillip Henry, celebrated HMAS Darwin's one million miles steamed by cutting a cake in the Port of Darwin. (photo: ABIS Sarah Ebsworth)

Youngest member of HMAS Darwin's ship's company, Seaman Maritime Logistics - Chef John King, and Commanding Officer, Commander Phillip Henry, celebrated HMAS Darwin's one million miles steamed by cutting a cake in the Port of Darwin.

HMAS Darwin celebrated a significant milestone this week, notching up her one millionth nautical mile the same day as she sailed into her namesake city.

Darwin exercises with Chinese Navy off Queensland

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(Front) HMAS Darwin, PLA-N Yiyang and  PLA-N Jinan transit through waters off the Brisbane coast.  (photo: ABIS Sarah Ebsworth)

(Front) HMAS Darwin, PLA-N Yiyang and PLA-N Jinan transit through waters off the Brisbane coast.

HMAS Darwin has conducted a passage exercise with the Chinese People’s Liberation Army-Navy (PLA-N) Escort Task Group 152 off the coast of Queensland.

HMAS Darwin finds yacht adrift at sea

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HMAS Darwin's RHIB approaches the drifting yacht 'Avocet'. (photo: ABIS Sarah Ebsworth)

HMAS Darwin's RHIB approaches the drifting yacht 'Avocet'.

In mid-November, three men sailing from Pittwater in Sydney's north to Lord Howe Island ran into trouble, 160 nautical miles north-east of Sydney.

Darwin departs for Middle East

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Family and friends wave goodbye as HMAS Darwin pulls away from the wharf at Garden Island, Sydney. (photo: ABIS Chantell Brown)

Family and friends wave goodbye as HMAS Darwin pulls away from the wharf at Garden Island, Sydney.

It was a perfect Sydney day on 30 December as Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull joined Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, friends and family at Garden Island, to farewell HMAS Darwin as the ship sailed for the Middle East region.

Seagoing identity revealed almost 30 years on

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Chief Petty Officer Darren Marshall reunites Mr John Watson with his ID Card that was lost almost 30 years ago. (photo: Unknown)

Chief Petty Officer Darren Marshall reunites Mr John Watson with his ID Card that was lost almost 30 years ago.

An unexpected reunion was the result of some keen investigative work, after a decades-old military identification card was found inside a compartment of HMAS Darwin.

Wearing white makes a statement in HMAS Darwin

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HMAS Darwin's ship's company come together on the flight deck to support White Ribbon Day. (photo: ABIS Sarah Ebsworth)

HMAS Darwin's ship's company come together on the flight deck to support White Ribbon Day.

HMAS Darwin will be marking White Ribbon Day with a symbolic show of white under their uniforms. Organiser, Sub Lieutenant Thomas Rodgers says it was a simple way to show support for a worthy cause.

Navy scaling great heights for kids in need

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A group of HMAS Darwin sailors abseil down the Investa building in Sydney alongside their sponsors, to help raise money for the Sir David Martin Foundation. (photo: ABIS Sarah Ebsworth)

A group of HMAS Darwin sailors abseil down the Investa building in Sydney alongside their sponsors, to help raise money for the Sir David Martin Foundation.

Five members of HMAS Darwin’s ship’s company abseiled down a thirty-three storey building to raise money and awareness for kids in crisis on 17 October.

HMAS Darwin completes Middle East region deployment

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Commander Joint Task Force 633, Major General Craig Orme, AM, CSC, addresses HMAS Darwin ship's company as part of their medal presentation. (photo: ABIS Sarah Williams)

Commander Joint Task Force 633, Major General Craig Orme, AM, CSC, addresses HMAS Darwin ship's company as part of their medal presentation.

HMAS Darwin has completed a highly successful maritime security deployment to the Middle East and is now heading home to Sydney after being deployed under tasking to the US-led Combined Maritime Forces and Combined Task Force 150.