HMAS Stuart Holds Families’ Cruise to Wrap Up 2014

HMAS Stuart wrapped up 2014 in style with a families’ cruise on 18 December to thank those who had supported the ship over what was a long and demanding year for the ‘Tartan Terror’.

Nearly 200 visitors joined the crew of Stuart for a short day of sailing through Sydney Harbour and off the NSW coast near the northern beaches. During the day, the crew put on a range of activities including a machine gun firing, small arms display, and ships tours.

Prior to sailing, Commanding Officer HMAS Stuart Commander Aaron Nye took the opportunity to present the ship’s charity, Redkite, with a cheque for $3,000.

The day wrapped up what had been a very long and demanding trip for HMAS Stuart, which had encompassed an Operation RESOLUTE deployments, Exercise KAKADU operating out of Darwin, Exercises SINGAROO and BERSAMA LIMA out of Singapore, a port visit to Port Klang in Malaysia, commemorative activities in Albany, support to the G20 off Brisbane and a Warfare Assessment Week. These activities had the ship away from Sydney for nearly 300 days over the year.

Press release, Image: Australian Navy

Share this article

Follow Naval Today

Events>

<< Apr 2019 >>
MTWTFSS
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 1 2 3 4 5

IDEF’19

Hosted by the Ministry of National Defense and under the management and responsibility of the Turkish Armed Forces Foundation, IDEF 2019

read more >

UNMANNED MARITIME SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY

Unmanned Maritime Systems Technology 2019 is a crucial forum for the discussion of current and future projects and programmes…

read more >

PACIFIC 2019

As the only comprehensive international exhibition of its kind in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, PACIFIC 2019…

read more >