Vale Captain John Philip Stevenson

Captain John Philip Stevenson died on 30 January 2019, at the age of 98. His career will forever be remembered in Australian naval history.
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19 Feb 2019
 Katelyn Mayne, Sarah Cox, Jack Evans, Able Seaman Electronic Warfare Submarines Kale Vassallo, Damon Dawson, Melvin Wong, Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Submarines Leon Bromley, Noah Edberg, Kirkley Whiting, Leading Seaman Communications and Information Systems Submarines Casey Seizovic and Tahlia Purdie.
A group of eight young people with submarine careers in their sights were treated to a close-up encounter with a Collins class submarine at Australia’s largest Navy base recently as part of a national competition run by Defence Force Recruiting.
18 Feb 2019
HMA Ships Canberra (left) and Success depart Sydney Harbour to commence a four month deployment conducting international engagement exercises including.
Navy’s tempo has increased this month, marking the start of a busy year for the Fleet with more than 20 ships and over 2,000 personnel at sea on any given day.
17 Feb 2019
N-Class Destroyer HMAS Nizam (G38). Image scanned from the Navy Historic Archive.
The officers and sailors of Navy’s Second World War N-Class Destroyers were remembered recently at an annual memorial in the Western Australian town of Augusta.
16 Feb 2019
Sailors and soldiers from Transit Security Element 91 and sailors from HMAS Coonawarra with staff and furry friends at PAWS Darwin animal shelter in Winnellie, NT.
Defence members in the Top End have taken time to give back to the local community during a series of working bees and volunteer activities at the PAWS Darwin Animal Shelter.
15 Feb 2019
Pallbearers from HMAS Melbourne (III) carry the late Captain John Stevenson, AM, RAN (Retd) into the Naval Chapel at HMAS Kuttabul for his funeral.
Today the Royal Australian Navy honoured the life of a highly regarded and greatly admired retired officer who had an extraordinary career, marked with distinguished service in war and peace, tragedy and controversy.
15 Feb 2019
Tickford Racing Team Manager Chris O’Toole; Leading Seaman Marine Technician Michael Dent; Able Seaman Electronics Technician Dylan Campbell; and Able Seaman Aviation Technician Aircraft Basjon Ingold tour a Tickford Racing workshop in Melbourne.
Three Royal Australian Navy technical sailors have arrived at the headquarters of Tickford Racing for the eighth rotation of the highly successful Navy Industry Outplacement Program.

Upcoming Events

Join us for our flagship concert series ‘SOUNDWAVES’. This concert will feature the 30-piece RAN Band Melbourne Concert Band under the baton of their Music Director Lieutenant Andrew Stokes. Please ensure you have photo ID for entry to HMAS Cerberus. Gates open 1:30pm and 6:30pm. More...
RAN Band Melbourne will perform at this event as entrants from local schools, community groups, social and sporting clubs participate in one of the largest annual street parades held on the Mornington Peninsula.
A combined concert with The Australian Army Band Perth and the RAN Band WA, with massed pipes and drums.
RAN Band Western Australia will be entertaining crowds at this year’s Hyde Park Fair on 3 and 4 March 2019. The Show Band will perform between 7:30pm and 9:00pm on Sunday 3 March. There will be high fashion, live entertainment, international food, arts & crafts, markets, rides, car shows,...

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