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  • 21 October 2013
    Training & Education

    The most hallowed day in the Royal Navy’s calendar – Nelson’s victory at Trafalgar – will be marked on Monday 21 October, the battle’s 208th anniversary. Taking place onboard HMS Victory, in Portsmouth, between 8am and 10am the commemorative event will be attended by senior Royal Navy personnel. October 21 is the anniversary of the […]

  • 2 February 2015

    Royal New Zealand Navy’s vessels departed Devonport Naval Base to take part in Waitangi Day celebrations at Waitangi. The frigate HMNZS Te Kaha left the base on February 2, and will be joined at the 175th anniversary of the signing of Te Tiriti by the tanker HMNZS Endeavour, the sealift ship HMNZS Canterbury and the Inshore Patrol […]

  • 16 March 2015

    HMAS Anzac and the ship’s company of 192 departed Sydney yesterday for a once in a life-time deployment, supporting the 100th anniversary of the ANZAC landings at Gallipoli. Family and friends were on the wharf to farewell the frigate, which will spend five months visiting ports around the globe. Commanding Officer HMAS Anzac, Commander Belinda Wood […]

  • 31 January 2012
    Training & Education

    A flag flown over USS Missouri (SSN 780) will be a part of the 68th anniversary of the USS Missouri’s (BB-63) launching and 13th anniversary of the ship’s opening as a memorial in Pearl Harbor, Jan. 28. The Battleship Missouri Memorial will feature numerous special events to commemorate both anniversaries as well as culminate the […]

  • 9 July 2014

    The birthday of the world’s most famous naval standard will be celebrated today as naval and political leaders gather to mark the 150th anniversary of the White Ensign.   On July 9 1864, the Admiralty ruled that the flag – flown by all serving Royal UK Navy warships, ship’s boats, Royal Marines craft, naval bases […]

  • 16 September 2013

    His Royal Highness Felipe de Borbón, Prince of Asturias, visited on September 12 the Spanish Navy Submarine Base in Cartagena (Murcia) and presided over the celebrations of the 125th anniversary of the launching of the ‘Peral’ submarine, which took place on September 8th 1888. After the welcoming address by the Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral […]

  • 3 June 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A 21-gun salute will be fired by the Royal Navy today to mark the 60th anniversary of the Queen’s coronation. The saluting gun at Fort Blockhouse at Gosport – at the entrance to Portsmouth Harbour – will be fired at 12 noon by four specialist gunnery instructors from HMS Collingwood at Fareham. Although the coronation […]

  • 28 May 2015

    The European Maritime Force (EUROMARFOR) recently celebrated two events – the Spanish Navy taking command of the operation and its 20th anniversary. EUROMARFOR, a non-standing, military force created in 1995 by France, Italy, Portugal and Spain, is set to fulfill missions defined in the Petersberg Declaration. The force undertakes sea control, humanitarian missions, peacekeeping operations, […]

  • 25 May 2016

    On May 31, 1916 British Royal Navy’s Grand Fleet squared off against the Imperial German Navy’s High Seas Fleet in what would become one of the most important naval battles in history. The Battle of Jutland, or Skagerrak as it is called by Germans, took place near the coast of Denmark’s Jutland Peninsula in the North Sea. […]

  • 3 June 2014

    Representatives from Japan, the United States, New Zealand, Britain, the Netherlands and Australia attended a commemorative service at Garden Island, Sydney, last week, to mark the 72nd anniversary of the sinking of HMAS Kuttabul.   Assistant Minister of Defence, the Hon Stuart Robert MP and Commodore Warfare, Commodore Peter Leavy were in attendance to honour […]

  • 27 May 2013
    Training & Education

    The Philippine Navy (PN) was established on May 20, 1898 during the second phase of the Philippine Revolution when General Aguinaldo formed the Revolutionary Navy which was initially composed of a small fleet of eight Spanish steam launches captured from the Spaniards. For more than a century of invaluable service to the Filipino people, its […]

  • 9 May 2012
    Training & Education

    SLNS Samudura (P 621) celebrated her 7th anniversary since commissioning in Sri Lanka Navy on 21st April 2012 in Trincomalee with the participation of family members of the serving crew. Berthed in Inner-yard Jetty, Samudura look splendid in pristine calm waters of inner harbour as crowd started pouring to take part in day-long celebrations. This […]

  • 24 October 2011
    Training & Education

    USS Constitution and her crew got underway from the ship’s berth in Charlestown, Mass. Oct. 21 to celebrate her 214th launching day anniversary. More than 200 Sailors and guests embarked the ship as she departed her pier at approximately 10 a.m. “I cannot think of a better way to celebrate Constitution’s launching day than to […]

  • 21 April 2015

    A memorial service was held on April 16, 2015, to honour the service and sacrifice of the crew of His Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Esquimalt, the last Canadian warship lost to enemy action in the Battle of the Atlantic during the Second World War. The ceremony marked the 70th anniversary of its sinking. The service […]

  • 5 June 2014

    Sailors, Marines, Coast Guardsmen and World War II veterans commemorated the 72nd anniversary of the Battle of Midway during a ceremony at the Navy Memorial in Washington, D.C., June 4.   Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert issued a Navywide proclamation declaring June 4 Battle of Midway Commemoration Day, and invited commands around the […]

  • 16 November 2012
    Industry news, Training & Education

    Caspian Flotilla (CF) celebrates 290-th anniversary on Nov 15. It was established in 1722 by the decree of Peter the Great… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, November 16, 2012; Image: Mil

  • 31 October 2011
    Training & Education

    USS Theodore Roosevelt (TR) (CVN 71) reached a major milestone Oct. 25 when “The Big Stick” and her crew celebrated the 25th anniversary of the ship’s commissioning, which comes at the midpoint of TR’s 3-year Refueling Complex Overhaul (RCOH) at Newport News Shipbuilding (NNSY). The crew honored the ship’s anniversary with a dining out event […]

  • 14 October 2013
    Training & Education

    I am honoured to welcome our partners on this historic occasion, said Vice-Admiral Mark Norman, Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN). This visit will offer a valuable opportunity for the Royal Canadian Navy to renew friendships and strengthen the ties between our two navies. The ROKN ships, Hwa-Cheon and Dae Jo Yeong, with 630 Korean sailors […]

  • 16 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Distinguished guests came aboard the Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate USS Underwood (FFG 36) for a reception held to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Jamaica’s independence in Kingston, Jamaica, July 12. During the three-hour event, the U.S. ambassador to Jamaica, Ambassador Pamela E. Bridgewater, and Underwood Commanding Officer, Cmdr. Peter Mirisola, addressed approximately 75 guests. […]

  • 10 December 2015

    The Royal Netherlands Navy’s De Zeven Provinciën-class air defence frigate HNLMS Tromp docked in Rotterdam December 9. The frigate arrived at Rotterdam’s Wilhelmina Pier to mark the 350th anniversary of the Netherlands Marine Corps, held December 10, 2015. The anniversary is marked by a parade which will be attended by the King of the Netherlands, […]

  • 8 May 2017

    Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigate HMS Iron Duke had the honor of leading the Grand Arrival Parade that officially marked the start of the 828th Hamburg Port Anniversary Festival on Friday, May 5. Remaining alongside in Hamburg for the duration of the Port Anniversary Festival, HMS Iron Duke formed part of a backdrop of more than […]

  • 22 May 2012
    Training & Education

    Camps and naval bases of Pacific Fleet (PF) triumphantly celebrated its 281-th anniversary… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, May 22, 2012; Image: function

  • 28 November 2012
    Training & Education

    Russian Marine Corps celebrates 307-th anniversary since the foundation day… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, November 28, 2012; Image: Mil

  • 11 September 2012
    Training & Education

    The Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate USS Underwood (FFG 36) pulled into Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, Sept. 7, just in time to help celebrate the country’s 50th anniversary of independence. The port call provided an opportunity for Underwood and the U.S. Embassy to host a reception aboard the ship to honor the milestone […]

  • 1 April 2012

    Pacific Fleet HQ celebrated its 80-th anniversary on March 30. It is the fleet’s main administrative agency with history full of heroic chapters and amazing facts indissolubly connected to development of Russia’s naval power in the Pacific. Originally, military administrative functions in Russian Navy were performed by “secretariats” and “offices”. Later, headquarters were formed on […]

  • 14 March 2012
    Training & Education

      Sailors and Marines aboard amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18) celebrated the fifth anniversary of the ship’s commissioning March 10 while on deployment in the 5th Fleet area of responsibility. The anniversary fell on a rare day of relaxation for the “Big Easy” that included a “steel beach” picnic on the […]

  • 18 June 2015

    Royal Navy warship HMS Northumberland is set to play a lead role in events marking the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo this weekend. The Plymouth Type 23 frigate sails from Ostend in Belgium to Kent as part of a re-enactment called The New Waterloo Dispatch. The event recreates the historic journey of the […]

  • 12 September 2012
    Training & Education

    Navy chief petty officer (CPO)-selectees in Miasawa, conducted a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony, Sept. 11, in honor of the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The CPO-selectees commemorated the anniversary by honoring those who perished in the attacks, as well as highlighting American resolve and unity. “While the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks were cowardly […]

  • 8 October 2015

    Two Royal Navy vessels, Type 23 Frigate HMS Lancaster and fuel tanker RFA Gold Rover, will visit the island of St Helena from Tuesday 13 to Friday 16 October 2015 – to take part in the bicentennial anniversary of Napoleon’s arrival to the Island. Events planned include a call on the Governor by the Captains […]