Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER 2018

Two submarines, ten ships and embarked aircraft have departed Fleet Base East bound for war games off the east coast of Australia.
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23 Feb 2018
Commanding Officer of HMAS Stirling, Captain Brian Delamont, RAN, gives a brief history of the N-Class Destroyers during the HMAS Nizam 73rd anniversary memorial service at Cape Leeuwin, Western Australia.
Sailors lost at sea from an N-Class destroyer have been remembered in an commemoration in Augusta, Western Australia.
22 Feb 2018
'Battle Tanker' HMAS Success prepares to supply the fleet during Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER.
HMAS Success, the Royal Australian Navy’s Auxiliary Oil Replenishment (AOR) Tanker has sailed today ready to supply the fleet after an extended maintenance period alongside Fleet Base East, which included a scheduled docking.
22 Feb 2018
A fifty metre ghost net, recovered from a reef by HMAS Wollongong, is offloaded alongside in Cairns.
Ghost netting is a menace to both marine life and shipping so when the crew of the Royal Australian Navy Armidale Class Patrol Boat HMAS Wollongong got the call to check out a sighting, they didn’t hesitate.
21 Feb 2018
Commanding Officer HMAS Hobart, Captain John Stavridis, Ship's Sponsor Nicola Hodgman (left), and former HMAS Hobart (II) sailor, now artist, Mr Randall Wilson with his painting 'Green Ghost passes the baton' in Hobart Town Hall, Tasmania.
HMAS Hobart (II) may have decommissioned 18 years ago, but Randall Wilson remembers his times as a ‘Ghost rider’ as some of the best of his life.
21 Feb 2018
Captain Charlie Stephenson presents the winning team from Coolum Surf Club a fully equipped surfboat and trailer at the Australian Surf Rowers League series event held at Elouera Beach.
For the tenth year, Team Navy continues its association with surf lifesaving as the naming rights sponsor of the 2017-18 Australian Surf Rowers League (ASRL) series.
20 Feb 2018
HMAS Toowoomba leads HMAS Anzac through Sydney Harbour with HMAS Canberra in the background.
Two submarines, ten ships and embarked aircraft have departed Fleet Base East in Garden Island, Sydney bound for war games off the east coast of Australia.

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