HMAS Sydney today returned to Garden Island, Sydney, following a four-and-a-half month deployment to the United States and Canada in which she qualified for operational duty.
Guy Griffiths was just a teenager when the warship he was serving in as a young midshipman was sunk in a devastating air attack by Japanese bombers during World War II.
The crew of HMAS Hobart used a replenishment-at-sea exercise to pass gifts to the crew of the Royal New Zealand Navy’s newest ship, HMNZS Aotearoa, in a show of camaraderie.
Guided missile destroyer HMAS Hobart and submarine HMAS Sheean combined off the coast of South Australia this month so Hobart’s crew could practise its submarine detection and tracking skills.
Two generations of sailors were brought together last month when Honorary Secretary of the Hobart Association John Withers visited HMAS Hobart.
A long blast from the whistle of HMAS Hobart sent kayakers on the River Derwent in Hobart paddling furiously.
Standing on the bank of the River Derwent, a small girl’s eyes lit up and her smile widened as a Royal Australian Navy warship sailed towards the Tasman Bridge to take part in the Royal Hobart Regatta.
Navy’s most advanced ships this month exercised together for the first time, setting the standard for combat capability in the region.
Hard work and dedication has landed Chief Petty Officer Jessica Buley a nomination in the Australian Defence Magazine Women in Defence Awards 2020.
Notching up 1000 hours of flying time in an MH60R Seahawk helicopter has capped off a successful Regional Presence Deployment for Leading Seaman Aircrewman Curtis Maxwell.