Royal Australian Navy Minehunter, HMAS Diamantina, is visiting Timor-Leste for four days, to engage with the Timor-Leste Defence Force (F‑FDTL) Naval Component in a new phase of Australia’s close Defence relationship with the country. As part of Australia’s Defence Cooperation Program with Timor-Leste, Diamantina’s crew took members of the F-FDTL to sea to share expertise in navigation, seamanship, damage control and engineering training skills.
Vendetta in 1943
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The light cruiser HMAS Sydney (1912) in 1915. In November 1914, it engaged and defeated the German cruiser Emden off the Cocos Islands
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The first Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) for the Royal Australian Navy, the future HMAS Hobart, has commenced sea trials. Guided by two tugboats, the Hobart departed the wharf at Techport Adelaide on Monday for the first time to commence “several” days of shipbuilder sea trials off the coast of South Australia, shipbuilder AWD Alliance said.
5150. With the WWII gunnery officer Commander Warwick Bracegirdle in command, BATAAN heads out for the second of her three tours with United Nations forces off Korea. On this occasion she will replace the frigate HMAS MURCHISON, and not return to Sydney until September. She was paid off into reserve on June 17, 1954, and sold for scrapping by T. Carr and Co. in Sydney in 1958. Photo: Credited John Bastock Collection, it appeared in the late Mr Bastock's limited edition book 'Australia's…
Australian Navy Submarines Dechaineux, Sheean and Waller sailed in formation from Fleet Base West HMAS Stirling
Philippine Navy held an arrival ceremony for the two Landing Craft Heavy (LCH) vessels gifted by the Australian Navy on August 7. These LCHs, which will soon be commissioned as the BRP IVATAN (AT298) and BRP BATAK (AT 299), both a Balikpapan Class Landing Craft Heavy, will boost the Navy’s capability to transport personnel, equipment and aid during humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations. BRP IVATAN and BRP BATAK will also be useful in transporting troops.