Topic: HMAS Coonawarra
Lieutenant Commander Julia Griffin and her husband, Lieutenant Commander Khan Beaumont, in the Coonawarra Basin at the Navy's patrol boat base, HMAS Coonawarra, Darwin.
A married couple in Darwin has become the first husband and wife in Royal Australian Navy history to command patrol boats at the same time.
Published on September 01, 2019 by LEUT Todd Fitzgerald (author), POIS Peter Thompson (photographer)
Midshipman Joshua Weeding launches a wet mop javelin during the 2019 Coonawarra Cup competition at Larrakeyah Defence Precinct, Darwin, NT.
Units from across the three services recently converged on Larrakeyah Defence Precinct in Darwin to compete in a uniquely Top End sporting event.
Commander Shore Force, CAPT Stephen Bowater, OAM, RAN (third left), joins Chief Petty Officer Physical Training Instructor (CPOPTI) Stuart Rowe (second left), Leading Seaman Physical Training Instructor Justin Heard (left) and Executive Officer HMAS Coonawarra, Lieutenant Commander Kate Woodall (right) in opening the newly completed CrossFit room at the Larrakeyah Defence Precinct gymnasium, in Darwin, NT.
Redevelopments at HMAS
Coonawarra in Darwin are placing the Navy base and the greater Larrakeyah Defence Precinct in which it resides at the top of Australia’s Defence Force bases for facilities and services.
Members of a ceremonial guard prepare to fire volleys during a Sunset Ceremony performed by HMAS Coonawarra at Mindil Beach, Darwin, NT.
The Darwin community turned out in droves to watch more than 100 officers and sailors from HMAS
Coonawarra perform Ceremonial Divisions and a Sunset Ceremony at the iconic Mindil Beach recently.
Australian Navy Sailors from HMAS Coonawarra together with Midshipmen from the Republic of Singapore Navy ship RSS Resolution during a friendly sports competition held at Larrekeyah Defence Precinct, Darwin, NT.
Republic of Singapore Ship
Resolution arrived in Darwin recently for what shaped as four days of rest and relaxation during a busy training deployment.
Navy Community Engagement Coordinator Chief Petty Officer Tony Thomas with HMAS Coonawarra sailors, and staff and students from St Joseph’s Primary School in Kununurra.
Six Northern Territory-based sailors recently ventured into the heart of Australia on a 17-day mission to engage with remote communities and strengthen Navy’s reputation.
(L-R) Saba Malese, Dray Thompson, Jonathon Sattler, Daniel Thomson and Don James of Casuarina Senior College with Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Kaumi Bon.
Six high school students got a hands-on understanding of what life is like in the Royal Australian Navy during a week of work experience at HMAS
Coonawarra in Darwin.
Sailors and soldiers from Transit Security Element 91 and sailors from HMAS Coonawarra with staff and furry friends at PAWS Darwin animal shelter in Winnellie, NT.
Defence members in the Top End have taken time to give back to the local community during a series of working bees and volunteer activities at the PAWS Darwin Animal Shelter.
February 23, 2019 by SBLT Max Logan (author), POIS Peter Thompson (photographer), SGT David Millard (photographer)
Bradley Torgan of the Australian American Association of the Northern Territory conducts the USS Peary Memorial service in Bicentennial Park, Darwin, under the watch of a United States Marine Corps colour party and with HMAS Armidale in Darwin Harbour guarding the wreck of USS Peary.
USMC Colour Party (from left): Lance Corporal Camryn Smith, Sergeant Iris Wilkins, Corporal Jasmine Haynes and Lance Corporal Kaela Clark, of Ground Equipment Staging Program 19.1, Marine Rotational Force - Darwin.
Australian Defence Force members and an Armidale Class Patrol boat have provided a strong contribution to commemorative services held in the Northern Territory to mark the 77th anniversary of the Bombing of Darwin.
Executive Officer HMAS Coonawarra, Lieutenant Commander Kate Woodall (left) and Heads of Department cheer ship to farewell the outgoing Commanding Officer HMAS Coonawarra, Commander Viktor Pilicic, ADC, RAN, as he departs HMAS Coonawarra, Darwin, NT.
The Commanding Officer of HMAS
Coonawarra has handed over command during a clear lower deck ceremony at the Darwin establishment’s busy port.