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  • 12 November 2015
    Authorities

    Australian Navy’s HMAS Choules, at sea, conducted a clear lower deck on her flight deck, to commemorate Remembrance Day yesterday. Commanding Officer, Commander Chris Aulmann highlighted the significance of Remembrance Day and the sacrifice of the hundreds of thousands of men who enlisted to fight, and the thousands women who also enlisted and served over […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Authorities

    The crew from HMAS Stuart took time from providing support to the G20 to pause and remember those men and women who had gone before them in service to the nation and had made the ultimate sacrifice for their country. The 186 officers and sailors of Stuart stood silently at attention as the catafalque party, […]

  • 19 November 2013
    Training & Education

    HMAS Gascoyne’s Ship’s Company paused during passage of the Whitsunday Islands to commemorate Remembrance Day 2013. Ship’s Company assembled on the Sweep Deck of the Huon Class Minehunter for the Call to Commemoration read by SBLT Clodagh O’Neill. On completion, the Chief of the Boat, CPO Clearance Diver, Christopher Wright recited the poem ‘In Flanders […]

  • 9 November 2012
    Training & Education

    Royal Navy minehunter HMS Middleton has arrived in London ahead of Remembrance Sunday to take part in commemorative events across the capital. The Portsmouth-based ship sailed along the Thames and under Tower Bridge on November 8 as she arrived to berth alongside iconic Second World warship HMS Belfast. During her five-day stay, the ship’s company […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Authorities

    HMS Ocean, the Royal Navy helicopter carrier and current flagship of Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2), stopped in the Mediterranean on November 11 to pay tribute to those who lost their lives in previous conflicts with an act of Remembrance. The entire ship’s company, Bravo Company of 40 Commando Royal Marines, members of 820, […]

  • 12 November 2013
    Training & Education

    Hobart welcomed the first Collins Class submarine visit to the region for five years, with the arrival of HMAS Farncomb into port late last week. Commanding Officer, Commander Byron Williamson said the routine port visit allowed the submarine to be resupplied and provided some rest and recreation to the crew. “We’ve had a busy couple […]

  • 8 November 2012
    Training & Education

    French warship Vendemiaire has paid a visit to Australia, reports the Cairns.com. She arrived from the base Noumea, France yesterday and made a stop before participating in naval exercises with Australian forces. “The main purpose is to develop interoperability with the Australian navy,” said commanding officer Commander Joffrey Guerry. The warship’s crew would also send […]

  • 8 November 2012
    Training & Education

    MORE than 170 members of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines have been practising their marching skills ahead of the Remembrance Sunday ceremony at the Cenotaph in London. MORE than 170 members of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines have been practising their marching skills ahead of the Remembrance Sunday ceremony at the Cenotaph in […]

  • 4 December 2016
    Authorities

    Nuclear/powered aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) pulled into Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on December 2, ahead of the National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day events in Hawaii. December 7, 2016, will mark the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor and Oahu, which precipitated the United States’ entry into World War II. Sailors […]

  • 5 May 2014
    Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) held a Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony during a port visit to Haifa, Israel, April 27.   Vella Gulf’s Commanding Officer, Capt. Robert Katz; Executive Officer, Capt. Francis Castellano, Command Master Chief Scott Nagle; the chaplain, and other Sailors took turns reading an account of the Holocaust […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Authorities

    The officers and crew of amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) gathered to remember those lost during the attacks on Pearl Harbor during a Remembrance Day ceremony, Dec. 7. The attacks brought more than 2,400 service member and civilian casualties, 2,008 of whom were Sailors. Seventy-three years ago President Franklin D. Roosevelt delivered one […]

  • 8 November 2013
    Training & Education

    The red poppy is one of the most iconic symbols of remembrance and a Royal Navy ship is wearing hers with pride. The company of HMS Lancaster have taken time out of their busy patrols in the Caribbean to remember the brave men and women who have given their lives, or been injured, in the […]

  • 15 November 2013
    Training & Education

    HMS Dragon has made a brief stopover in Malta – the first Type 45 destroyer to visit the Mediterranean island. She arrived on a rainy Armistice Day to take on stores before continuing with her journey back to the UK. While on the island the ship’s company took the opportunity to attend a Remembrance Day […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Authorities

    Captain Simon Asquith OBE will sail his Type 23 frigate HMS Portland into her namesake port on Saturday March 7 for a short visit. The ship will remain in Deep Water Berth for 4 days. Primarily in Portland for a routine visit, HMS Portland will open to members of the public on Sunday March 8. HMS […]

  • 25 November 2011
    Authorities, Training & Education

      British delegation headed by Defense Attaché Brig. Gen. Carl Scott visited Northern Fleet (NF) main naval base Severomorsk. The delegation visited war memorial in Severomorsk where British and Canadian pilots died in WW2 are buried. British diplomats and NF command laid wreaths at graves of foreign and Soviet warriors defended polar region from Nazi […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Training & Education

    Naval Air Station Whidbey Island (NASWI), Electronic Attack Squadron 129 (VAQ-129), the Pearl Harbor Survivors’ Association, and North Cascades Chapter 5 honored those killed at Pearl Harbor 72 years ago during a commemoration ceremony, Dec. 6. VAQ-129 hosted the Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration Ceremony at the PBY Memorial Foundation and Navy Heritage Center on the […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Training & Education

    As Americans and U.S. Navy ships across the globe pause to remember the 72nd anniversary of the day which will live in infamy, USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) Sailors re-lived the events through real-time updates over the loudspeaker in an effort to connect modern Sailors with their Naval heritage and history. The unprovoked, surprise attack […]

  • 23 November 2012
    Authorities

    The Navy’s constant guardian of the Falklands welcomed royalty when the Duke of Kent visited patrol ship HMS Clyde in the lead up to November ceremonies in the remote islands. Despite a busy visit programme centred around the Remembrance Day parade in Stanley on November 11, the Duke was able to find the time to […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Royal Navy’s submarine HMS Triumph has arrived in Faslane for an eight-month refit. The Royal Navy’s seventh and last Trafalgar-class nuclear submarine has spent the last 10 months on patrol in UK waters. The Plymouth-based vessel will spend three months out of the water in the shiplift during her refit. Personnel from the boat – […]

  • 23 November 2011
    Authorities, Training & Education

    On the 19 November the Minister for Defence Stephen Smith attended a memorial service in Geraldton, Western Australia to honour the 645 sailors and airmen who perished when HMAS Sydney (II) was lost at sea 70 years ago. Minister Smith laid a wreath at the Sydney (II) Memorial Dome of Souls and paid tribute to the […]

  • 10 November 2011
    Industry news

    In a solemn event at the Halifax Shipyard, Minister Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence and Regional Minister for Nova Scotia and Minister Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans unveiled the first of nine ‘Hero’ Class Mid-shore patrol vessels currently being built for the Canadian Coast Guard. The Coast Guard ‘Hero’ class vessels are […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) reflected on the events that transpired at Pearl Harbor 72 years ago, Dec. 7. “It’s important that we don’t forget the sacrifices of the Sailors before us,” said Cmdr. Thomas Myers, Arleigh Burke’s executive officer. “The more we remember and understand, the more we will […]

  • 15 November 2011
    Training & Education

      Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit led by Guard missile cruiser Varyag on Nov 12 has completed visit to Canadian port Vancouver and set a course for Vladivostok. The visit was held in Nov 8-12. According to Capt 1 rank Sergei Zhuga, “Canadians showed attention and hospitality. We were welcomed very warmly by Canadian servicemen […]

  • 25 December 2014
    Training & Education

    All twenty recruits who participated in the second iteration of Navy’s Defence Indigenous Development Program (DIDP) graduated in a ceremony held in HMAS Cairns on 18 December. From communities as far afield as Perth, Port Headland, Torres Strait, Canberra and Cairns, the young indigenous men and women received graduation certificates and accolades from Chief of […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education, Vessels

    Two days after leaving her construction site in Maine, US Navy’s stealth destroyer Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001) met with Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth (R08) for a photo exercise in the Atlantic Ocean. Joining the two on November 11 were Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) and Tide-class replenishment tanker RFA Tidespring (A136), […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Training & Education

    The Royal Navy’s offshore patrol vessel, HMS Severn, which is twinned with Newport, will visit her affiliated city from 7th to 10th November. During a busy few days, the ship will bring groups of school children on board for organised tours and conduct outreach events with local organisations over the weekend. HMS Severn will then […]

  • 27 May 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    In recognition of their contribution to the Fareham Community, Matapan Division, Victory Squadron HMS Collingwood was honoured to receive the Mayor of Fareham’s Award, presented to them at the Mayor of Fareham’s Inauguration Ceremony held at the Ferneham Hall, Fareham on Thursday 9 May, two representatives of the Squadron; Warrant Officer 2 Sam Salt and […]

  • 5 December 2019
    Vessels

    The wreck of SMS Scharnhorst, a sunken armored battlecruiser of the German Navy, has been located off the Falkland Islands, the Falklands Maritime Heritage Trust said.  The Scharnhorst, the flagship of Admiral Maximilian Graf von Spee’s East Asia Squadron, was sunk in December 1914 during the Battle of the Falkland Islands, a crucial naval battle […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) is leading operations to recover its Northrop Nomad aircraft that crashed into Lake Muskoka on December 13, 1940, killing Lieutenant Peter Campbell and Leading Aircraftsman Theodore (Ted) Bates. The operation is expected to last approximately 10 days. The aircraft was discovered by the Ontario Provincial Police on July 2010, […]