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  • 7 September 2015
    Authorities

    Nigerian Navy’s Eastern Naval Command, ENC, has recently expanded its fleet with a new P18N offshore patrol vessel (OPV). The Navy took delivery of the new vessel, named NNS Centenary (F91), on Friday in Calabar, according to DailyPost Nigeria. With this vessel the Nigerian Navy will further reinforce its presence in the country’s eastern maritime area, […]

  • 16 October 2013
    Training & Education

    When working in a completely different theatre of operations you have to expect the unexpected and this is something the Spanish crew on ESPS Cantabria have learnt during their most recent activities in Australian waters. Not often have the Armada conducted exercises at sea with navies so far from home,  but during Exercise Triton Centenary 2013 – […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Authorities

    Around 250 members of the Royal Australian Navy Submarine Force marched through the streets of Fremantle on 7 November as part of the celebrations to mark the centenary of Australian Submarines. In a tradition that dates back to ancient Rome, Fremantle City Council bestowed Freedom of Entry rights to the port city which lies at the […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Authorities

    On the eve of the centenary of the Gallipoli landings, the crew of HMAS Anzac was joined by the Prime Minister of Australia, the Honourable Tony Abbot, and the Chief of the Australian Defence Force Air Chief Marshall Mark Binskin, while near Gallipoli, Turkey. Commanding Officer Anzac, Commander Belinda Wood, welcomed Prime Minister Abbott and […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Anzac has commenced preparations for the centenary of the Gallipoli landings in April. Led by Commander Belinda Wood, Anzac’s ship’s company is to ensure the ship is ‘in all respects ready’ to represent Australia at activities in the Dardanelles and Gallipoli, to be followed by a series of international port visits. In order to […]

  • 4 January 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Royal Navy and residents of the Orkney Isles are set to mark the centenary of the sinking of two destroyers off South Ronaldsay in a snowstorm on January 12 1918. Just one man survived when HMS Opal and Narborough ran aground when they were caught a snowstorm during a patrol. One hundred years to […]

  • 18 October 2013
    Training & Education

    The final phase of the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) International Fleet Review drew to a close today, with the completion of Exercise Triton Centenary 2013. Triton Centenary was held in two parts. The first was held in the East Australian Exercise Area from 23 September to 3 October 2013 and was a major multi-lateral training opportunity. This […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    At the entrance to the Grand Harbour of Valletta, Malta, the Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Anzac was joined by STS Young Endeavour for a formation entry, kicking off a few days of engagement between the Australian Navy and the people of the Republic of Malta. The Centenary of Anzac, a major focus of Anzac’s […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Authorities

    The Royal Australian Navy helicopter frigate HMAS Anzac arrived in Souda Bay on the island of Crete in Greece on 18 April as part of its deployment on NORTHERN TRIDENT 2015. Anzac departed Sydney on 15 March, and has transited the Southern Ocean, Indian Ocean, Red Sea and the Suez Canal before arriving in the […]

  • 15 November 2012
    Industry news

    Shipwrights of Severnaya Verf are celebrating 100-th anniversary of the shipyard. One hundred years ago… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, November 15, 2012

  • 19 August 2013
    Training & Education

    A twice-decorated submariner who undertook dangerous convoy missions to Malta in the Second World War and plotted mines before the 1944 South Coast of France landings has celebrated his 100th birthday. Captain William Hedley Kett DSC* RD* RNR served for six years (1940 – 46) under the sea during the war at a time when […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Australian Navy’s sail training ship STS Young Endeavour has crossed the Atlantic Ocean for the first time in more than twenty years, arriving in Europe to participate in the Centenary of Anzac Commemorations and the International Tall Ship Races. During the voyage the crew spent 38 days at sea and sailed more than five thousand […]

  • 16 January 2018
    Authorities

    A commemorative service to mark the centenary of the sinking of Royal Navy destroyers HMS Opal and HMS Narborough. Wreaths were laid during a ceremony on January 12 in memory of the 188 men who perished when the two destroyers hit rocks off Orkney exactly 100 years ago. HMS Opal and HMS Narborough ran aground and […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Authorities

    In the western reaches of the Indian Ocean two Anzac class frigates, Australia’s HMAS Anzac and New Zealand’s HMNZS Te Kaha, met up with the Australian Navy’s battle tanker, HMAS Success, marking the next stage of the journey by the three ships to the Mediterranean for Centenary of Anzac commemorative events. Anzac and Te Kaha […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Authorities

    Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer HMS Defender docks in Greenwich, London. The vessel arrived for the first time in the country’s capital yesterday morning, where it will be moored for six days. She will be joined by HMS Middleton on Friday. The vessels are in London in support of the Centenary of the Gallipoli campaign. HMS Defender is the […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy celebrated the one hundredth anniversary of the arrival into Sydney of its first submarines, HMA Ships AE1 and AE2 on Saturday with a commemorative event at the Navy Heritage Centre in Sydney.   With the first surface flotilla arriving in Australia on 4 October 1913, the arrival of AE1 and AE2 […]

  • 24 October 2013
    Training & Education

    ESPS Cantabria has taken part in her final exercise as part of the Royal Australian Navy Fleet.  The Spanish Armada ship was in high demand during exercise TRITON CENTENARY (TS13) part 2, and refuelled ships from participating nations. TS13 was the final phase of the Royal Australian Navy’s International Fleet Review and involved 14 ships from Australia, […]

  • 5 July 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigate HMS Montrose is scheduled to visit Finland to take part in joint drills and attend the Finnish Navy’s centenary celebrations.  Prior to arriving to the Finnish port of Turku, Montrose will conduct two days of exercises in the Northern Baltic Sea. The exercise, which will start July 6, will be […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    A week after sailing from their homeport of Sydney, the crew of HMAS Anzac sailed from Fleet Base West this week on the next leg of their deployment on Northern Trident 2015. Anzac sailed in company with her sister ship HMAS Toowoomba and the Royal New Zealand Navy replenishment ship HMNZS Endeavour, to Anzac Cove for Anzac […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Authorities

    The centenary year of the outbreak of the First World War was emphatically marked when 1200 packed Winchester Cathedral for the Hampshire County Service in the presence of the Second Sea Lord and the Army’s Commander Land Forces along with the principal guest, Dame Mary Fagan, the county’s Lord-Lieutenant.   The service started with a […]

  • 21 April 2015
    Authorities

    Royal Navy warship HMS Somerset will sail into the port of Leith, Edinburgh, at approximately 7am on Friday, April 24 for a four day visit. The Type 23 Duke Class frigate is visiting Edinburgh in support of the service of commemoration for the centenary of the Gallipoli campaign being held at the Scottish national war […]

  • 16 April 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy helicopter frigate HMAS Anzac recently completed working up its whole ship skills in preparation for NORTHERN TRIDENT 2015, a global deployment that will see it represent Australia at the Centenary of Anzac commemorations at Gallipoli in April. In contrast to the Dardanelles campaign of 1915, Anzac’s role 100 years on is […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Training & Education

    A special service honouring and commemorating the lives of 1459 sailors lost in the early days of the First World War will be held on Monday 22 September.   The Drumhead Service, attended by His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent KG, will take place at The Historic Dockyard Chatham at 2pm on Monday. First […]

  • 26 February 2013
    Training & Education

    The Royal Fleet Auxiliary Centenary Wedgewood Bowl is an annual award for Humanitarian Aid and International Relations. The recipient of the award for 2012 is RFA Fort Rosalie for her outstanding contribution towards international relations. RFA Fort Rosalie was deployed to the Caribbean from December 2011 until June 2012. During her deployment she engaged in […]

  • 9 September 2015
    Authorities

    During their five month NORTHERN TRIDENT 2015 deployment, the crew of HMAS Anzac participated in more than a dozen commemorations, paying respects to members of the Royal Australian Navy and Australian Defence Force who died in the past century. Anzac’s Commanding Officer, Commander Belinda Wood, highlighted the special role of the commemorative aspects of the […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Authorities

    Royal Navy submariners at Faslane Cemetery in Garelochhead on January 29 to mark the centenary of the sinking of the submarine K13. The ceremony was attended by veterans and serving submariners from nearby HM Naval Base Clyde, representatives from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) and local Sea Cadets. Also attending were some of the relatives […]

  • 18 October 2013
    Training & Education

    After almost a month of operating together in-company, HMAS Broome, on 15 October, parted company with four Pacific Patrol Boats visiting Australia for the International Fleet Review 2013 and ExerciseTriton Centenary. Federated States of Micronesia patrol boat, FSS Micronesia, Tonga Defence Service, Voea Savea and Papua New Guinea Navy boats HMPNGS Rabaul and Dreger joined HMAS Broome in Cairns on 19 September and formed the Minor War […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Training & Education

    The Royal Navy’s ice patrol ship has made a night-time journey through the Panama Canal to arrive in Charleston following a busy period in Antarctica.   HMS Protector took seven hours and 38 minutes to make the 77.1km (48 miles) passage from the Pacific to the Atlantic through the canal, which this year marks its […]

  • 15 August 2011
    Industry news

      At Fleet Base West the Prime Minister and the Minister for Defence announced that the ex Royal Fleet Auxilliary Landing Ship Dock Largs Bay is to commission into the Royal Australian Navy as HMAS Choules. Many of you will recall that former Chief Petty Officer Claude Choules passed away in May of this year, […]