Topic: HMAS Adelaide (L01)

Adelaide completes final sea trials off the Australian coast

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Debra Holland (author), ABET Callum Payne (photographer)

Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Jonathan Verran conducts Seaworthiness Material Assessments on the Global Maritime Distress Safety System, as part of BAE Systems Sea Acceptance Trials onboard NUSHIP Adelaide at Williamstown, Victoria. (photo: ABET Callum Payne)

Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Jonathan Verran conducts Seaworthiness Material Assessments on the Global Maritime Distress Safety System, as part of BAE Systems Sea Acceptance Trials onboard NUSHIP Adelaide at Williamstown, Victoria.

Australia’s second of the Canberra class Amphibious Assault Ships, Adelaide, has returned to Williamstown, Victoria, following the successful completion of sea trials off the south east Australian coast.

Adelaide’s sports carnival wins gold for teamwork

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Debra Holland (author), POIS Kelvin Hockey (author), POIS Kelvin Hockey (photographer)

The winning department of the NUSHIP Adelaide Sports Day - Amphibious Department.   (photo: POIS Kelvin Hockey)

The winning department of the NUSHIP Adelaide Sports Day - Amphibious Department.

Egg and spoon and sack racing were some of the hotly contested novelty events when NUSHIP Adelaide’s ship’s company came together last week for a sports carnival at Randwick Army Barracks.

Minister visits Australia’s two new Landing Helicopter Dock ships

This article has photo gallery This article has a video attachmentPublished on by LEUT Emily Kennedy (author), LSIS Helen Frank (photographer)

LHD Project Director Marcos Alfonso; Captain Craig Bourke, DMO; Defence Minister Senator the Hon David Johnston;  and Director of Maritime for BAE Systems Bill Saltzer with NUSHIP Canberra at Williamstown, Vic. (photo: LSIS Helen Frank)

LHD Project Director Marcos Alfonso; Captain Craig Bourke, DMO; Defence Minister Senator the Hon David Johnston; and Director of Maritime for BAE Systems Bill Saltzer with NUSHIP Canberra at Williamstown, Vic.

Defence Minister David Johnston visited the Williamstown dockyard where Australia’s two Landing Helicopter Dock ships are being completed and was briefed on progress of the project in the lead up to the commissioning of the first LHD, NUSHIP Canberra.

Second LHD en route to Australia

Published on by LEUT Sarah West (author)

File image showing the hull of Australia's first LHD being transported to Australia on the Heavy Lift Ship Blue Marlin. (photo: NAVANTIA)

File image showing the hull of Australia's first LHD being transported to Australia on the Heavy Lift Ship Blue Marlin.

The hull of the second LHD being built for the Royal Australian Navy has been loaded onto a Heavy Lift Ship and is on her way from Spain to Australia. 

LHD02 prepares for transit down under

Published on by Mr Pup Elliott (author)

The LHD02 Hull (to be known as HMAS Adelaide once commissioned) departs Navantia Ferrol dockyard in Spain, for a short trip south to Vigo.  (photo: )

The LHD02 Hull (to be known as HMAS Adelaide once commissioned) departs Navantia Ferrol dockyard in Spain, for a short trip south to Vigo.

The second Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) under construction for the Royal Australian Navy has departed the Navantia Ferrol Dockyard in Spain and will soon be transported to Australia. 

NUSHIP Canberra's Command Team to benefit from training in model replica LHD

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Emily Kennedy (author), Port Ash Australia (photographer)

Replica LHD NUSHIP Assault being 'launched' by Port Ash Australia personnel for final preparations ahead of NUSHIP Canberra's Command team training next week. (photo: Port Ash Australia)

Replica LHD NUSHIP Assault being 'launched' by Port Ash Australia personnel for final preparations ahead of NUSHIP Canberra's Command team training next week.

The model replica Landing Helicopter Dock ship, NUSHIP Assault, has been launched in Port Ash (near Newcastle) this week - ready to be used by NUSHIP Canberra's Command Team during a professional ship handling course next week.