Topic: HMAS Choules (L100)
An Australian Army 35th Water Transport Squadron LCM8 landing craft enters the well dock of amphibious ship HMAS Choules off the coast of Yeppoon in Central Queensland.
The Australian Defence Force's amphibious capability was on point in the recent response to Cyclone Debbie, with HMAS
Choules delivering one of her largest loads of supplies to affected communities last week.
Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Support Operations Phoebe Evans keeps a look out on the bridge of amphibious support ship HMAS Choules during the ship's transit to cyclone ravaged North Queensland.
Choules has lived up to her motto, 'facing difficulty with zeal', loading more than 100 troops, 50 vehicles and 46 pallets of humanitarian and disaster relief stores before getting underway for cyclone ravaged North Queensland.
March 28, 2017 by Department of Defence (author), LSIS Paul McCallum (photographer), ABIS Tom Gibson (photographer), CPL Matthew Bickerton (photographer)
HMAS Choules sits at anchor off the coast of Darwin during Exercise Talisman Sabre 2015.
Recent reporting by the ABC that
“Navy's largest ships unable to join Cyclone Debbie emergency response amid engine troubles” is misleading.
HMAS Choules has sailed to support communities that may be affected by Tropical Cyclone Debbie.
Choules has sailed for northern Queensland waters in support of communities which may be affected by Tropical Cyclone Debbie.
Chief Petty Officer Boatswain Daniel MacQueen is reunited with his father Denis MacQueen, on HMAS Choules alongside Hobart.
A visit to Hobart by an Australian warship was enough to bring a former Tasmanian lobster fisherman to tears – reflecting on the service of his two sons in the Royal Australian Navy.
Leading Seaman Physical Training Instructor Natasha Wilson puts members of the Hobart based Lauderdale Football Club through a pre-season training session on the flight deck of HMAS Choules while alongside in Hobart.
On a quiet Saturday morning in Hobart recently there was no shortage of high intensity effort on HMAS
Choules, as a local football team was put through their paces by a Navy physical trainer.
Midshipmans Bethlyn Aknonero and Benjamin Montgomery on the bridge of HMAS Choules.
Royal Australian Navy landing ship, HMAS
Choules recently gave some junior officers their first taste of life at sea, hosting initial trainees from the Royal Australian Naval College.
September 24, 2016 by Department of Defence (author), LSIS Peter Thompson (photographer)
Royal New Zealand Navy sailor, Able Seaman Combat Specialist Kyle Butcher, playing for HMAS Choules, makes a break for the try line during a game of touch rugby against HMAS Darwin, at Fleet Base East, Sydney.
While day-to-day Anzac friendships remain strong between the nations of Australia and New Zealand, on the sporting field it is war.
The Wiggles; Anthony, Emma, Simon, Lachy and Captain Feathersword joined with Sunrise weather presenter Sam Mac, Legacy families and the ships company of HMAS Choules this morning for the launch of Legacy Week.
The Wiggles, Captain Feathersword, and a small but enthusiastic group of young fans took over the flight deck of HMAS
Choules to launch Legacy Week this morning.
Sub Lieutenant Zebedee Learoyd evades being tackled during the 2016 Patron's Cup, held at Cronulla Sharks Leagues Club, Sydney.
Choules outclassed a swag of other Navy sides to win the annual Patrons Cup Rugby League Competition in late July at Cronulla Sharks League Club in Sydney.