Retrospective VC awarded to Seaman Teddy Sheean for his actions during the loss of HMAS Armidale on 1 December 1942. It is the first VC for the RAN.
On This Day
The Almirante Lattore FFG14 (ex HMAS Melbourne) and the Capitan Prat FFG11 (ex HMAS Newcastle) depart from Sydney for Chile escorted out of the heads by HMAS Sydney
HMAS Sydney V was commissioned off the coast of NSW, in the first commissioning of an Australian warship at sea since the Second World War.
The Royal Australian Naval College at HMAS Creswell graduated the largest officer cohort in its 107-year history, with 168 members of New Entry Officers’ Course (NEOC) 62 completing their initial
Australia officially transferred ex HMA ships Melbourne and Newcastle to the Chilean Navy during a commissioning ceremony at HMAS Watson Naval Base in Sydney. The two frigates were retired from service