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VOLUME 38 No.5                                             Phone: (02)3592308F!I.lC:' (02) 3592199                     andto~personnelwhereverlheymaybe.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Ma rch 24, 1995




                U ;:UT Carmen Marshall in
                         Darwin

   SAILORS from seven nalions ha\"e sailed for
     the sea p hase of Fe p Kakadu Two which is
     ta king place in Ihe Timor Sea off Darwin.
  11Ie sea phase is an inlensivelime for the men and
      womenofa1l1he unitsparlicipating.ltinvolvesa
      seriesoftT:liningactivi,ies including such things
      as     office r-or·the-wHlch        manoeuv res.
      replenishmen tsal sea and gunnery and air
      defence cxercisesjusl to name a few
  These aclivi,ies arc all dcsigned to improve nOl onty
      the inter-operability between units but especially
      the mutual undcrstandingbetw~nlheAustr:ll ian
      and forcign nayies.
  Competition was also intense at sea with the 1994
      Glouct'Ster Cup win ners IIMAS lIobart and
      IIMAS Darwin showing off just why they jointly
      won the t1eel's most prestigious award.
  Net'dless to say aU other units are eager to show off
      their capabi lities as lhe new year heralds the
      beginning of hca!thy riyalrybetween unilS
                         Support
  While the fiCCI is al sea it is IlOI plain sailing for the
       support cclis ashore.
  The /<.britime Ilca(\quan ers Operations and Logistic
       Co·ordin~tion Ct'lls have been oJX'r~ting around
       the clock. to ensure FCP Kakadu Two achieves [he
       highest degree of success possible.
  The[r role is to keep the ships 3t sea by provIding
       administration, SlOresand operational support
      They ensure personnel on board are giyen every
      opportunity to complete their task.s .....;[h all the
       .lS5ClsrequITO!d.
  A tOlal of 22 s hip, and Iwo submarines are
       participating in FCP Kakadu Twu
  The FCP is the lar!!e~t gathering of naval uni[~ in
       Darwin since World War II.
  A total of46 aircrafl, including anti·~ubmarine
      warfare heli~·op ters . fighters and long range
      O1aritirnepalrolaircraflarepoi,edtop royide
      particIpating ,hips from Australia, New Zealand.
      Malay sia. Singapore, Thailand and the United
      Kingdom wnh a bu~y Imining regime unlil the
                                                               WE LCOMI;' TO IJrtRH'IN: Austra/ilm and MalaJ·sial! ships Mrllltd at Stokes 1Ii11 Wharf in D(m,·in fur FCI' Kakadt/
      t'ndufthemOl1th.
                                                               T,,·o. Tilt )/rips sllow" art (nar III) r) /lMA Ships /)o",·;n, Adtlaide (wd Nh·foslle ond (fronl, 110 r) IIMAS flI)bort, and
  All U1 311. FCP K~kadu T..,oo is an exciling period rot"
                                                                                               KD Lt kir ond KJ) Kosluri.l'iclurts.' AIJI'II0T Troly Cafiftljein.
      pcrsonncl bo[h al sea and ashorc.
                                meninstalllly. Scaw;ucr"as
                                now rushing into the cafe
    CPO Rogers was the
                                throughsevcrallargeopcn-
 Coxswain onboard IIMAS
                                ings; buckled halchcscould
  Voyaguwhenthe ship and
                                not bc closed to SLOP the
 former carrier HMAS
                                flooding; Ihe starboard si de
 Me/bournecollidedduring .
                                escape hatch was under
 manoeuvres off the NSW
                                water and tliepoTl side hatch
 coostonFebruarylO.I964.
                                was jammed shut. Fi'·emin·
    Although 82 of the 314
                                Ules afler the initial impact.
 men onboard were lost.         the forward section rolled
 including CPO Rogers.lherc
                                further to starboard and
 is no doubt from the           endcdupsidcdown"
 accounts of survivors thaI        CPO Roger s ....·as the
 man!~orcwouldhavebecn • seniorsailoronboord,aman
 lost If It had notbecn for the who was cnjoying a second
 clear. cool head and br.l"cry  naval career. Hi s first had
 of\hisbigman.                  becn with the Royal Navy.
    RADM Campbell outlined
 the immediateresull of the
                                He saw eight years service in      Mrs Rhondo Jone$. daughttr a/ the fale CPO JonOlhon          "8""" "'g'"       P"""'" RADM
                                13 RN ships before being
 co l lision in accepting thc   demobbed in 19~6. signifi·
 medalS of CPO Rogers as        cantlywiththe Distinguished       attempted to control the         "'/IS lel/illg everyolle II0t to    tIle Coxsw/lill ill the/om'om      within 10 minutes and 82
 CNS's representative on the    Service Medal for "coolness       fiooding of the companment;      plmicand we wo"ldaU gel             ca/eorgllllisillg lire escape 0/   including CPO Rogers per-
 Council of the Australian      and leadership in Ihe face of     he tried to free the jammed      OU/ If they come Ihrough one        all Ihe young fellows on Ihe       iShed.
 War MemoriaL He said the       Ihe enemy" for service as         escape halch with a piece of     m a time. He seemed "u)'            ship. I could hear him 'e//illg
                                                                  pi ping and a spanner. and he    calm. I Ihink he waS more           Ihem 110110 panic. and he led        The citation 10 George
                                Coxswain of a motor 10rpedo
                                 ""',.                                                                                                                                    Cross. highest peacetime
                                                                                                                                                                          Imperial award for bravery.
                                   His RAN career began in
                                 1950 after he brought his
                                 family to Australia ... and he
                                 began as an able seaman.
                                                                      Clear, cool bravery                                                                                 posthumously awarded to
                                                                                                                                                                          Jonathan Rogers rcads

                                                                                                                                                                               In recognilioll of his 0111-
                                 After a funher I~ years in
                                 Australian ships he had the
                                 experiencc to make thoe most
                                                                        of this big man                                                                                   slandinggaUanr,yandde..o-
                                                                                                                                                                           lion tod,,')' ill sa";IIg Ii/ear
                                                                                                                                                                          sea ...hen IIMAS Voyager
                                 ofa bad situation.               organised the men to lake        illlenrongellillglhe)'oullgu       them in a prayer and a               ...as sunk I'ft~r collisioll On
                                   As RAOM Campbell said:         altemativeroutesoutoflhe         chops oU/firSI before going        hymn.lAleronlheardhim               February fO. 1964. for
                                " Buck Rogers calmly took         doomoohulk"                      oUlhimulf Ilhinkpe'haps            say 10 l.S Rich: "lcoII'1 gel       maintaining tire moro/I' of Australian public of the sac·
                                chargeofthishope lesssitua·         First pcrson accounts by       Ilemigllllw"eklloll'nllwllre       olll.YougetalllheYOIurg             jUlliOrrtllingsingrearad"er       rifice that men such as
                                tion. He helped those who         survivors tell the story:        wOll/dne><er/ra,·egolalU.          fellawsollloflhehllfch."            sity. for organising lire Jonathan Rogers make in the
                                had fallen to Iheir feet; he        Radar Ploller Low: He             AB Mathews: I cOllld hear          The forward .>Cciion sank        f'Scope and encouraging service of their country."




    DO YOU HAVE $1,000 DEPOSIT? *                                                                   Memories of forgotten flotilla                                                                        c rossed the bow s of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                          destroyer.
                                  Can You                                                            I n 1940 Ad m iral
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Finally. in September
                                                                                                                                                                                                          1942. Ihe ships were all
                                                                                                  C un n ingha m pra ised                                                                                 togethera!lasl.aflereach
             SAVE $49 PER WEEK                                                                    th e me n serving in th e
                                                                                                  old V and W destroyers
                                                                                                                                                                                                          had steamed about 10,000
                                                                                                                                                                                                          milese"erymonth.
          To buy a $110,000                                                                       affeetiona tely k nown as
                                                                                                  the Scrap Iro n Flolilla,
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Steaming behind the bal-
                                                                                                                                                                                                         tleship IIMS Killg George V,
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Ni:mll wa~ the first
          Highly Desirable                                                                        say in g they dese r ved
                                                                                                  better ships.                                                                                          Australian ~hip into Tokyo
  soum EAST QUEENSLAND PROPERTY?                                                                      He suggested they should
                                                                                                   man the new N class
                                                                                                                                           HMAS Nepal sub·lruII/ing in lire Bay of Biscay, /9./]..       Ba} and NtI/!il'r's(';lptain
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Buchannan. who accepted
                                                                                                   destroyers then under con·         distinction ofcaT/ying the          sighlingrcponofherconvoy.      the kC)softhe cily's Naval
                                                                                                   structionin thc UK                 Prime      Minister.   Mr              The liner Windsor Coslle.   Base Depot from a Japanese
                                                                                                      Howe"er. this was not to        Churchill. and his wife to          laden with troops was alter-   Commander. v.as the firsl
                                                                                                   be and the new ships "ere          S<.'apa Flow for a meeting          lng course a~ torpedoes        frceAustrnlianashore

                                                                                                                                                                        If~:~:==niiimiiii.
                                                                                                   crewed mainly by drafts
                                                                                                   from Australia and men left        with American en,·oy Harry
                                                                                                                                      Hopkins.
                                                                                                   in the UK from the decom·             Ni:am and N"pier took
                                                                                                   missioned Amlcd Merchant           pan in the Cretee"3cuation
                                                                                                   Cruisers MOff'toll Bay and         and the Tobruk run.                                                    A good r6SUme is
                                                                                                   Ara>m. The twO AMCs were              HMAS Nestor S.lnk the U-                                         half the battle in getting
                                                                                                   Royal Navy. bUlthey had            boal U127. bUI was sunk                                                   an intervie w!
                                                                                                   bcenfil1edou!ioSydneyand           herself in Ihe Meditt'rrnnean
                                                                                                   manned by Australian per·          in 1942. fighting under the
                                                                                                   $(lnne!.                           flag ora counll)' she sadly                                               Prepared by
                                                                                                      The eight Nclassdeslroy-        was never tosce.                                                         a professional
                                                                                                  ers were Napier. Nizen!.               Normon took Ihe British                                           personnet consultant
                                                                                                  Nes tor. Normlln. Nf'pol. the       Prime Mini ste r' s Trad e              PHONE:                          Interview advice
                                                                                                  Dotch V"n Ga/tn and                 Mission to Russia in 1941.
                                                                                                                                         Nepa/ was the laSt of the
                                                                                                                                                                            008644247                      provided. Estab!ished
                                                                                                  Tjerkiddes and the Polish
                                                                                                  Pi(mnm.                             five Australian Ns 10 com-          OPERATIO  NlIFfGU ARO IS A      t8yeaTS and operating
                                                                                                                                      mission be<.'ausean MEllO           CONfiDENTIAL TOll·FREE
                                                                                                      P;OI"un remained in the                                                                                 internationally.
                                                                                                                                      dropped a bomb down her             TELEPHONESER VICETKAT
                                                                                                   European area. but the OIher                                           PR OVI DES AN INfORMATION
                                                                                                  N Ships scr\'oo ine"ery the·        funnel in a hit·run raid.
                                                                                                                                                                          AND REFERR AL SER VICE TO
                                                                                                  a!fC of war from the Arctic            But when afloat. she was
          If so, you could soon be the owner of a single                                          to Tokyo Bay.                       filled with the new High
                                                                                                                                                                          ANY NAVAL PERSONNEL WKO
                                                                                                                                                                          CONSIOERTHEY KAVE BEEN
                     or two storey townhouse!                                                         The lillie ships el'cntually    Frequency Direc tion Find·
                                                                                                                                      ing. which was to prove vital
                                                                                                                                                                                            CU
                                                                                                                                                                          SlI6JECHO TO. AC SED O  F,
                                                                                                  displaced 2000 tons. with                                                    ITNE        Y
                                                                                                                                                                          OR W SS TOAN FORM OF
                                                                                                                                      in the BailIe of the Atlantic.      D                R
                                                                                                                                                                           ISCRIMINATION O KARASS·
              Contact: Eion Miller 1800 677474                                                    their 40.000 Shaft HP giving
                                                                                                  Ihem a spcedof morc than               She sailed with a task           MENT.

 ~Iiii LOOKER & ASSOCIA~'                                                                         36 knots. They carried si~          force intOlhe Arctic to pro-        CAlLERS Will BE GIVEN
                                                                                                  4.7 inch guns. one to four          tcct a convoy and later. in the     INFORMATIO N ABOUT THEIR
                                                                                                                                                                          RIGH TS AND AVENUES

 ~         · Cond~ionsapply ~
                                                                                                  ~Omm Pom Poms. six 20mln            Soulh Allantic. her Iwo
                                                                                                  Oerlikons and 10 torpedo            HF/OF telegraphists saved           AVAILABlE FOR FU RTHE R
                                                                                                  tubes.                              manytivesv,.lientheydetcct·         Acn O O SIAE
                                                                                                                                                                               NIf E D.
                                                                                                     In 1941. Nupierhad the           ed a U boatlraosmining a

2 (66) NAVY NEWS, March 24, 1995

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        J
 Russian                                                                                                                                                                            RADM Hunt to
 sailor
 rescued                                                                                                                                                                            open new NSC
    The RAN guided mis-
s i le des troye r IIMAS
Brisbane. commanded
b~' Co mmander Tony
                                                                                                                                                                                    headquarters
Flint, has s uccessfu lly                                                                                                                                                                      Ross Gillm, No'"), Publie Affain Syd" ty
r esc u ed an ill c rell'
                                                                                                                                                                                      On Mond ay, May 1, Rear Admira l To ny Hunt will
me mb er from         Ihe
                                                                                                                                                                                    forma lly opt'n the new "ha r bourside" h ea dquarters
Russia n merchant s hip                                                                                                                                                             for the Nava l S upport Command (NSC).
MV R)'bIlQ~sk.                                                                                                                                                                        The site on Jones Bay Road :II Pyrmom has, in fact. been
    Srisbolll' ",as despalched                                                                                                                                                     occupied by the Royal Aust ralian Na'y since early 1907,
 10 an area souIIi of B3tell13n~                                                                                                                                                   "'hen the buildings wen: "commissioned" as a \"iclUalhngyard
 Bay 10 under l3ke a b031                                                                                                                                                          forshipshorneportedinSydney.
 transfer between the two
                                                                                                                                                                                     The day will also witnen the beginning of the official occu-
 ships at 2am on Wednesday.
                                                                                                                                                                                   pancy by NSC staff in the tWO heritage bl.uldings. known by
 March 8.
                                                                                                                                                                                   most naval people as RE VY, sllort for Ihe Royal Edward
    An earlier attempt by a
                                                                                                                                                                                   Victualling Yard.
 RAN Seal"lawk helkopter
f rom No 8 16 Squadron                                                                                                                                                               The yard was Ihe first in Ihe southern hemisphen:       10   be
 based al Ih e Naval Air                                                                                                                                                           grantedthctil!e '·Royal".
Station at NOllrr,t had to be                                                                                                                                                          As part Of the n:furbishmcnl of the 1000year-()ld romplc:c.,
abandoned due to C.\cesshe                                                                                                                                                         spccial Dlleniion has becn paid 1 n:raining as much oftheorig-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    0
deck movemen t of the                                                                                                                                                              inalbuilding.saspossible,wlthOlllyafewlowprolileadditions
Ru ssian s hip and onboard                                                                                                                                                                  0
                                                                                                                                                                                   added 1 provitie a modem securi ty enlI"llnCe, cafeteria and
ObstRielions,clused by tile                                                                                                                                                        g)'lT1I\3$ium. confen:ncc room and credi t union facilities.
beavy seasi nthe:n:gion.
   SrisbO"f! landed the ill                                                                                                                                                                                     Central
seaman. StepansrOmilry.in                                                                                                                                                             The resulrant headqu:mers now houses 270 unifonned and
Jervis Bay at 4. 1.'i am and the:                                                                                                                                                  civilian staff, aJi within a few minutes of the centtal busioess
man was se m by ambulance                                                                                                                                                          districl and by boal no mon: than 10 minutes from the Fleet
to Nowrafor tn:atm<'nt.                                                                                                                                                            Base. Garden Is land. HMAS " burh ..n 81 Waverton and HAlAS
                                                                                                                                                                                   Plarypusin Neutral Bay.
                                                                                                                                                                                      Through out the "new" NSCHQ, a number of hi storic
                                                                                                            Crewman Leif Laakso                and handlers gripping ropes         machine s. GpCrated within the former REVY buildings have

$12m ·for                                                               induslrial bins full ofwastc     ~~~:"~t ::he~h~or~in;~~               :~~~~~~ ~a~~~.lo pn:-               :;n~:~~~ ~~~~i::t~~~; :t":~~g~ :I::~
tunnel                                                                  and ran hundreds of errands
                                                                        in\"olving eve rylhin g from     ~~:sC:~i~~:~g~:re:~~I~                kn::tn;V:~0:O: ~~~ ::;              mc~~~~~a!;~~S:~~:I:~~::~:ew~:~:'~~;er day
                                                                        computer parts to helicoptcr
                                                                                                         !~a~~I:I:: ;:;~~"k:~a~~t              ~!o::I::; ~l~~te:a~: :~             :::;~~a;~o: ~:~ ~~il~i~~:~truction of many original charac·
upgrade                                                                 ta.ilrotors.
                                                                           CSL "aliI... managed by
                                                                        Nav y      personnel      and    SU~:i~~;:I~~~~r;::n~:
                                                                                                         fickle weather. fortuitous as
                                                                                                                                               ~~ "'~;~: ~:~::.
                                                                                                                                               pasiti,·ely. delive red "yes-
                                                                                                                                                                                   by ~ :~~~~~lc~~~O~~~~:~~ !~~~:~ ;:~e~i::~
                                                                                                                                                                                   Ver non and today remain c lauic u ampl es of Fede rat io n
   Co ns lru c l ion work                                               Defence ci\'ilians, also had
                                                                       onboa rd Stores perso nnel        the: job of operaling a crane         terday".                            Wan:house Buildings.
fo r a major upgrade 10
t he DSTO's transonic
wi nd tunne l In I\I e l-
                                                                        from If MAS Coono ...arra
                                                                        F1eel Base. ABSN Pieta           at sea tak es n:alUld be lll g a
                                                                                                            Mr LaakSO skill.                r~~ OO~~"~~,~ " ~ ".~;;~R~SydneyU;;;Of; rompleled"in m~,;po=="= W~__
                                                                                                                                              "'~ ' " ' " ",~ "~ es inEV~Y~W; ~ it was f~'I;I~« \907 . W.' d::;;oi< _
                                                                                                                                                                                   "";fi~'~;' Y ; .
                                                                                                                                                                                                 w~n

                                                                        Moore said s he welcomed
bourne will s tart next                                                 thcchance 10 get OUt of the
yea r foll owing ap pfO \'a l                                           storeand ontothcwatcr.
from I'ar liam e nt in                                                     The cn:w eJO pcriell(:edthe
J)e.cembu 1994.                                                         gamut of tropical ...·eather
  T"" O$peciaIiSl UScompa-                                              conditions. A I)"pical day
nies. S"cdrup Technology                                                ranges from blinding glare
Inc. and Aero SystemS                                                   and heat wi lhoul a hint o f
Enginuring Inc .. are com-              The value of the: dc>ploy-     cooling breen, to a ...·ild
petingforthe$12rnilhon              rll('nt was n:f1cctcd in the 14-    tropical afternoon storm.
contract. e~pected to be            liQurdaysCSL WOlllt spem               ASSN Ian Ibll.a na\"al
awarded to the IIlnnmg bld-         servicing the multi-national        Reser\"ist. whose regular
der in Juoc this year.              fleet"parked" In Darwin            job is in the Federal Police
    When completed in early         l1 arbou r duri ngtheflee l        in Ihe coo le r climes of
1997 the upgraded ... ind tun-                                         Canberra found it hard to
nel will be Australia's pre-                                           acclimalisc.'T\"eneverfeli
rnierfaciJi tyforlesting the                                           SO hot in my life." he said.



                           .
                   CS p review
a e rot.lyn~mi c$ o f mOd ern

milhary aircraft and wea-
pons. and th.e rnost adYanced

~,I~~ kI"d;~ h
~:;:f;";;; "S"'~~~
                   completed

           ~
                                                                            The Ch ie f Defenct Scientist, Or Ri c h ard Brabin-
                                                                        S mith , has a n nounced th e outcome or a rev iew o f
                                                                        s up po rt se r vices al the Defe n ce Scie n ce a nd
                                                                        T«hnology Organisation"s two s it es in Me lbourne.
                                                                           The n:view was carried out as pan of the Department of
                                                                        Defeoce's COlll1lYrdal Support Program (CS P). under whicb
                                                                        CJOtel1t3l organisalioo$compete with bids pn:pan'd by depart-
                                                                        mcnralstaff forspccifiedwor\:catriedoutbythedepartmenl.
                                        tl                                  Dr Brabin·Smith sai d that two functio ns a l DSTO
                                                                        Melbourne which supported the Aeronaut ical and Maritime
                                                                        Research Laboralory (AM RL ) had been reviewed under tier
    MILITARY CHRISTIAN                                                  IWO increment t,,·o of the CSP. namely:
                                                                           • facilities and propeny operations; and
        FELLOWSHIP                                                         • slon:sand warehousing.
                                                                            AI the beginning of the review process 93 people worked in
                                                                        the:sctwoareas.
    Exists to support and encourage                                        Dr Brabin-Smith said following a compn:hensi\"e eval uation
                                                                        the in·houseoptions for both facilitics and propeny opemtions
     Christians within the ADF and                                     and Stores and wart'l!ousing had been successful. He added
                                                                        tllatthe newarrangemenl$tobc pUI in place for the future
          Defence Department.                                           manageme m o f these ac tiv ities wo uld !na rk a significant
                                                                       departun: from the pn:vious wayofdoing business.
                                                                                                                                                  YOUR OWN DOCTOR
          Want to know more?                                               In the case of facilities and property the number of DSTO              AND HOSPITAL
                                                                       staff employed in the function would be reduced from 79 to                 T~" Ilt(1llot of 0/1In- ",""fjils Il$ 1I1f"1I, why nol givt
                                                                       28. with 3 substantial incn:asc in s.utKootractor invol"erll('nl           NHBSllring?
           CONTACT TIlE MCF                                            in the delivcryofthc scrvkC$.                                              Brochures and appl ica tion forms are available from
                                                                           In the cascofstcns and warehousi ng the numbcrof 5Ulff                 ~ca'll&~~t~~ ~~~a::\~~f;1oi~'knion.
              OFFICE ON                                                employed in the fUlI(:tionwould be n:duced from 141O$iJO,
                                                                       with a furthcr reduction to five staff in Iwoyears.
                                                                                                                                                  WAlnNCP£JlIOOSCOULOAt'PLY


           (06) 266 5132                                                   Dr Brabin-Smith saKI mature annual 5avinp wen: upectcd
                                                                       to amount to almost SO.8m DCTOS5 the: IWO .clivitiC5, fOf an
                                                                       average saving of thc order of2O'lo over thc 5WuSqUO.
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4 (68) NAVY NEWS, March 24, 1995
                                                                                                                           Divisional
                                                                                                                           review call
                                                                                                                           for our input
                                                                                                                            T h e Navy is reviewing           that personnel might want to             suppon for people's work·
                                                                                                                          the Oh'isional System to            consider when preparing                  based or personallfamily
                                                                                                                          ensure it is effec live as          their submissions:                       related problems?
                                                                                                                          its m a in person ne l m an·        Sy~t~~W :::r~u~~i~i~~                    ot~e~as,~ep;~te::;v~:e~ ~:r
                                                                                                                          agemen t sys t em a nd             overall effectiveness of the               Divis ional related matters?
                                                                                                                          that it p rovides the n ee-        RAN? In pani.cular, how does               (ie. Chaplains. social work.
                                                                                                                          essary s upport and                it contribute to the effective             ers, legal officers. medical
                                                                                                                          ass ista nc e to serv in g         management of the work area                officers, psychologists). Did
                                                                                                                          personnel.                         )"ou~empJoyedin,                           you find any/a ll of them
                                                                                                                             Aboul a quarter of Navy            0111e Di visional System is             effective in advising and
                                                                                                                          personr.e l have been selected     designed to work for every-                supponing you? If not, what
                                                                                                                          to take part in a survey and       one: think about whether or                changes would you like 10
                                                                                                                          many will participa te in          not it provides adequate sup-              ~?
                                                                                                                          focus groups on the topic in       pon for women moving into                    CMD R John ston said all
                                                                                                                          the next few months.               non·traditiona l roles and in             Submissions would be treat·
                                                                                                                             C MDR Warren John .             panicular.forwomenat sea.                 ed as in·confidence and
                                                                                                                          Ston. head of the Di visional         • What SOrtS o f sk.ill s do            would be seen o nly by the
                                                                                                                          SyStem Review Team in              you think. Divisional Officers            Divisional Review Team and
                                                                                                                          Canberra         said      all     andOivisionalSeniorSaiiors                the Navy'sconsullllnts.
                                                                                                                          officers and sailors wo uld        need in order to fulfil their                Submissions s ho uld be
                                                                                                                          have the opponunity to write       function adequately within                forwarded by May 3 1 to
                                                                                                                          submissions to express their       the Divisional System? Do                 CMDR W. johnston. Div.
                                                                                                                          views and concerns regard.         you think. mos t Divi sio nal             isional System Review,
                                                                                                                          ing how the sYStem is work.        staff have these skills? If not.          Russell Offices, Building D·
                                                                                                                          ing in the Navy.                   wh at changes would you                   G·08. Canberra 2600 or
                                                                                                                             CM DR Johnston said sub-        suggest?                                  Triulzi Collins Solutions Ply
                                                                                                                          missions should give Ihe              • Does th e Div isi onal               Lid, c/- Anna Gatfield, GPO
                                                                                                                          ~~::d~:~d:als;:ri~~~::             : , ,,, m ,, " ide : , ,q.::: "
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                                                                                                                           of the Di visional System,
                                                                                                                           either as a membcrofthe
                                                                                                                           Divisional SIafTor as a per-
                                                                                                                          so n using th e system for
                                                                                                                           assistanceorsuppon.
                                                                                                                              "You may wan t to provide
                                                                                                                           us wilh one or twO case
                                                                                                                           examplcs that highlight
                                                                                                                           whiCh aspects of the
                                                                                                                           Divisional System have
                                                                                                                           work.ed and why and th ose           Not always plain sailing! Complications can
 Heating Commercial Industrial                                                                                             which have not worked,and            appear in all types of transactions and clear title
                                                                                                                           why," he said.                       often needs to be legal.1y proven. Why risk. these
Heating , Commercial Industrial heating                                                                                      "Any suggestions for               rocky seas without the guidance of a good
                                                                                                                          improvement are wekome."              navigator?
manufacturer requires an experienced                                                                                         CMDR Johnston asked
tech nician for the service department of                                                                                 that personnel mak.ingsub·
                                                                                                                                                                Set a clear course to property ownership in wtuJt
their N.S.W. branc h. Must have                                                                                           missions focus on the
                                                                                                                          Divisional Syslem itself.             is perhaps the biggest investmenl you will make.
knowledge of hot water/steam boilers and                                                                                • rather than on other person·          Expert . and comprehensive experience in
industrial/commercia l gas heaters .                                                                                      ncl·relatedissucs.                    convey.incing • and personal service - will see
                                                           FJeel Base West sailorsparticipalcd in rhe annual                                                    you s afely to shore. For the best possible advice
Preference will be given to people with a                                                                                    There "'ere Sf"eml points
                                                        al CVCOI by conducTing aclean-up of G:;:;"~:~;:~:~,~';
                                                        wilhabackyardofabouI1214IleCl.:m::sOl
                                                                                                                                                                • in your o wn home or on base - !t competitive
trade in this field. The successful applicant
will be offered attractive wage plus
overtime. Uniform and vehicle provided.
                                                        had 10 co\'er a wide area.
                                                           The cletm-up program which began in
                                                        having a posilivc cffecI on our
                                                                                                                          Does the                              rates, call o r fax now.

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                                                                                                                          Navy man still f«ls hi s
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      Siemens PlesseyElectronic Systems Pty ltd                                        woold rerurbish the complex        -in a oo'·cl way.                   • AVAILABLE TO ALL SERVING RAN PERSONNEL
      dev1Ilops.m8nufactu',", instalisalldmaintains   has h anded o \'ert he for ·
                                                                                       at a cost ofS35.7m o"e r the          Qleltenham·Moorabbin               (INCLUDING AIRCREW)
      sophisticatedelllClroniecommunication           me r HMAS Nirimba s ite
      equipmenl and sY'temsfor the Auslra li.n        al Quakers Hill in               next five years. with il even·     RSL Club in Centre
      DeleneeForen.                                                                                                                                           • UNDERWRlnEN BY NATIONAL MUTUAL LIFE
                                                      Syd n ey's o ut er west to       tually catering for 1800           Dandcnong Road opposite               ESPECIALLY FOR NAVAL PERSONNEL AND
      Wecurranlly have vacancies in ourproduetion                                      school students. 2600 uni-         Melbourne' s Moorabbin
      test.raa/or.                                    the NSW GO \'ernment,                                                                                     NHBS
                                                                                       versity and 3500 TAPE Stu·        Airport named its pok e r
                                                      which will develop it as         dents                              machine hall the HMA S              • VERY COMPETITIVE PREMIUMS
  Electronic                                          an education precinct,
                                                                                         A number of University of
                                                                                                                         ArUlII1l Room in tribute to
                                                                                                                         the crack wartime Tribal             Call NHBS loll free
                                                        Defence Minister Senator
  Technicians                                         Roben Ray handed the si te
                                                      over last month to NSW
                                                                                       WesU'm Sydncycourses had
                                                                                       already begun at Ihe site
                                                                                                                         c lass destroyer which saw so
                                                                                                                         muchoction.
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      lounderUkediagnostietesting.ndrepairof.                                          before its formal handover.           In the Arullla Room every
      r. ngeolsophisliUt&d HF l!r VHF litdios. You    State Education Mi nister
      will nHd relev.ntlechniUI qualilications in     Virginia Chadwick.                 The       Commonwealth          one of the poker machines                         RATE PER PAV
      electronics or oommuniUtioni.•nd at le8st                                                                          has been given the nameofa                        PER $tOO.OOO COVER
      th_ Ye81'11 uperience. These positions would      The State had paid $20.8       announcedinl99lthatU!e
      ideally SU~ former Delencelnduslry PllfsonneL                                    activities at Nirimbo would       wartime unit of Ihe Ro yal               AGE          NON
                                                      million for the Navy land,                                         AuStralian Navy.                        NEXT SMOKER SMOKER
      Written Ipplc,tions may be faxed on 8IJ1 0609   Mrs Chadwic k said               be Iransferred to HMA S                                                 81RTKOAV
      orlOl'Wardedto:                                                                  CtrbuIlS.                             The cruisers. destroyers,
      Personnel Offocer                                  She said the s it e would                                       infanlry landing s hips.
      Siemens PlnseyElectronic System. Ptyltd         house II University of              At the handoverceremo·         sloops.frigalesaOOcorve ncs                          15.30        2'5.7.
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      PrincipIis only thank yoo.
      s;.m.,.~ . "«IoW~~.
                                                      Weste rn Sydney Hawkes·
                                                      bury campus. a TAFE cam·
                                                      pus. a State High School and
                                                                                       ny, Blackto wn Ma yo r Jim
                                                                                       Anderson paid tribute to the
                                                                                       serving naval personnel who
                                                                                                                         ~ represe nled. Their names
                                                                                                                         ~identifiedindividuallyon
                                                                                                                         each of   thM~le         Room's
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                                                                                                                                                                           NAVY NEWS, March 24, 1995 (69) 5
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New Deputy Chief                                                                                                                               Video shows
of Staff "'"
   T h t RAN will h a ve a        se r v~d      as     CO       of
                                                                                                                                                green Navy
                                                                                                                                                Fo llowin g the RAN              the RAN and as an aid for
                                                                                                                                                                                 environmental managers.
ne ... Deputy C hi-fr of Nava l   HMAS        BU CCO" Uf      and
                                                                                                                                             video N al'y e l ta n Nal'y
                                                                                                                                             Grten , the Directorate                The video aims to ensure
StarrrromMay.                      HMAS StuaT/and on Perth,
                                                                                                                                                                                 that the value of experience
   CDRE Chris Barrie              Du chess and HMS £0 11-                                                                                    of Envi ronme nt -Navy
                                                                                                                                                                                 is nOt los! by atte mpts to
has bee n promoted to Rear        bourne. H ~ r~turn~d to the                                                                                will produce a new envi-            keeppastmistali::esquiet.
Admiral,effective from May         Bat in 1980 as herXO.                                                                                     r onmental        training            ··Collecting both accurale
4. and will la ke up his new          Other        appOintments
                                                                                                                                              vid eo.                            and descriptive accounts or
duties on that datc.               included diplom:uic service                                                                                    Th e video will address        practices that impact on the
  CDRE Bame, educated al           in New Delhi, Director of
                                                                                                                                              environmental incidents of         natura]en,·ironment will be
North Sydney Boys' H igh,          th e RA N Surface Warfare                                                                                   the past and outline how the      one of our biggeSt chal -
entered Ihe Royal Australian       School and CO of HMAS
                                                                                                                                               RAN can prevent similar           leng es:' DEM -N C MDR
Naval College in 196 1 and is      Watson in 1991 and 1992.                                                                                    irn;identsoccurringagain          Chris Oyston said
presen! lyDepu\yMarilime              CDRE Barri~ 5tudi~d for                                                                                     Frequently,incidentsor
Commander and Chief of             hisBA in his spare lime and                                                                                practices that cause damag~
Staff at MHQ. Sydney               is in the final slag~sofoom­                                                                               10 the natural environment
  Hi s early training included     pl~ting his M ast~rof Bus-
                                                                                                                                              are kept quiet by thos e
service    in HMA Ships            iness Administration degree.                                                                               inyolvedbecauseofunwant·
Anzac ,      Vampire      and         If that is not ~nough . he is                                                                           ed auention generated by
Melbourn e, duri ng    t he       an ope ra- Io v~r. plays golf.                                                                              suchoccum:rn;cs.
Indon esia- Mala ysia             tenni s and war games and is
                                                                                                                                                  Unfortunalely. nooneclse
Co nfrontation, along with        t~aming to playthe piano.
                                                                                                                                              learns from the mistake and
postin gs 10 the Britannia           CDRE Barri~ and his wif~                                                                                 it occurs time and lim e              DEM·N is requesting that
Royal Naval College. Dan·         MIDline liv~ at Darling Point                                                                              again. only indifferent loca-       Navy personnel forward
mouthand HMSE;xcellen,.           in Sydn~y. Their ~ Id~st son,                                                                              lions with diff~renl peopl~         wriuen outlines of any ofth~
   Alsea, he was a member         Nicholas. 20, is following in                                                                                                                  follow ing:
                                                                                                                                                  Th e problem conli nu es
of the commissioning crew         his fat h ~ r' s foo t st~P$ and                                                                            and th~ reputation of the              • situatio ns where ,enyi·
of HMAS Brisbo ne from            e nt ~ r~d   th~    Australian                                                                                                                 ronmentally, the Navy got it
                                                                                                                                              RAN remains at risk .
1967101969, including a           Def~nce Academ y as a
                                                                                                                                                 By bringing to the al1en-       wrong in th e past and has
lour of dUly in Viemam, and       midshipman in 1992.                                                                                        tion of all RAN members,            now made improvtme nts;
                                                                                                                                             through a !raining vid~o,              - suggestions for future
                                                                                                                                             some of the mi stakes made          envi ro nm e ntal i nitiatives
                                                                       A nyo ne who tells LCDR To ny
                                                                                                                                             in the past, repetition should      within the RAN;
                                                                      Reyne he has his head in the douds                                                                            - idcas how Navy person-
                                                                                                                                             be avoided
                                                                      might not be far ofT the ma rk.                                            This will not o nly reduce      nel can be made more ~nvi­
                                                                         LCDR R cy n~, the new Senior Pilot at                               the irn;idents thatdarnage the      ronmenlally aware; and
                                                                      HC7 23 Squadn)l1, HMAS Albmross, has JUSt                              natural environme nt , but also        • where is the Navy con-
                                                                      completed 5000 hours' flying time ... eq ui v·                         enhance the reputation of thc       tin uingtogowrongenviron-
                                                                      alent tos.even months in the air!                                      RAN in the public e)·e              mentally and how should it
                                                                         LCDR Reyne joined the Navy in 1970 as                                   Productionofthe··lessons        ··put its hous.e in order'·.
                                                                      a maintainer before cha nging category 10                              learnt"" video is scheduled            Responses ca n be for-
                                                                      pilOl in l976.                                                         for May to August this year         warded 10 DEM -N, A·2·28
                                                                         Aircraft types he has f1owntocon tribut~                            a nd it will be shown o n           Russell Offices, ACT 2600.
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liT WAS THE NAVY'S WEEKI                                                   Nav y   Wee k     in
                                                                         C anberra Ihi s nlOnlh
                                                                                                           wereentertaincd by displays
                                                                                                           includmg\ideosho,,'s.St3tic
                                                                                                                                             sho .... n by folk who would
                                                                                                                                             not normall) go out 10 see
                                                                         ran with th e them e              displays. the Spectacle           ourdispla}sandeducate
                                                                                                  Ihe      Isl!lnd historical     ~tand.     themsehesaboul ",hat their
                                                                                                           ffMAS Canbura         A~~oc·      N:lIy really does          was
                                                                         Community" and it cer-
                                                                                                           iallon's ell!husiaSlic 'ohlll-    ImmenSt:,~heS3id.
                                                                         tainlydid reach the cap-          teer ~tand and a real wmner          "A large number of visi-
                                                                         ilal's co mmunity.                -a "Win a day at sea" free        tors spole to very many peo--
                                                                           ~Iore than 20.000 pt"ople       10IteT).                          pie in uniform. both on and
                                                                         cheered the Navy Band                But It is going to be diffi-   offduiy.andlheyh3\'ccome
                                                                         Sydney's ,\dmiral' s OW'I'I       culi to explalll to the co of     3"3), with a first-hand
                                                                         Sho,,' Band at a big food.        the ,hip chosen lhal his guesl    impressionoflhe Na\yand
                                                                         wine andjaa festi\'al at          for the ~earide is a RAAF         what it docs from the pcople
                                                                         Commonweahh Park on               Corpor;'l1 1                      who3cluallydolhejobsand
                                                                         Sund<1}
                                                                             Thousand~ more "'alched
                                                                         toc band la$t "eek,thl' time
                                                                         :.,<1 traditional naval band,
                                                                         lead the Canberra Festi"JI
                                                                                                              ACT salute
                                                                         Par.lde through city street~
                                                                             CMDR Ken Wankl~'n and
                                                                        his Nav)' Week planning
                                                                                                            to the Service
                                                                        tcarn arrangt'<Ja full program        "Th~ logic ufcombining         notjUSllh~l\'crullmgslaff.
                                                                        forlhe fe,tivllles, the high-     Na') Wee~ "ilh a m~jor res-            "They saw our people
                                                                        light for more than 15,000        tival has pro'ed the righl          both on and off duty and
                                                                        ACT residc!lls bemg Na"y          way 10 go." CMDR W~n~lyn           r..alised when they saw hot
                                                                        Day on the lawns al Old           said.                              sailOr> ha,ing ~ Co~e or eal-
                                                                        Parliament HouscOIl I\londay.         "II enabled us to show \he     ing an ice cream Ihal we
                                                                            A commemor.lIi,'e scnice      Na'yin itsenllrety toa land·       were JUSt enthusiastic young
                                                                        at the Na"al Memorial on          lockedci!y                         pcopledoinS oulJob and we
                                                                        Sunday last wee~ :mracled a           "The Naval Reserve             "'erenodiffel\'nifromthem-
                                                                        revcrent crowd and the Chief
                                                                                                          CadC\S did a Sterling job arKl     ~Ives. The~' fell comfor1able
                                                                        of Naval Staffs reception al
                                                                                                          their be~ring was 'cry good.       with their N;lvy.
                                                                        OldPariiamcnl Hou:.con the

                                                         -First-hand                                      \'('ryprofe'>Sional                   "They found oul a whole
                                                                        Monday night ended w'ith              "The crowd thoroughly           myriadoflhingsand I would
                                                                        the Ceremonial Sunset and         enjoyed the participation,         SuspeCtlhere will be quite a
                                                                        Beat to Quarters from the         with the dogs, the lxInd, lhe      bit of Canberra dinner pany
                                                                        Parliamenta ry steps, with        cadets' jaeks\aydemonSlra-         talk about the Navy!"

                                                         impression     CNS RADM Rod Taylor
                                                                        takingtocsalutebefoTethou-
                                                                        sandsofspo.'(:talors.
                                                                           Wilh many Canberra
                                                                                                          tion ... ihey"·ereeventrying
                                                                                                          \0 dance to the band,"
                                                                                                          CMDR W;ln~lyn said,
                                                                                                              HMAS Hilfman Comm-
                                                                                                                                             CMDR Morgan said.
                                                                                                                                                ''They really showed they
                                                                                                                                             are interested in the Navy
                                                                                                                                             and thcyappro"c ofi\. They


                                                         of the Navy'
                                                                        FeSlival events scheduled,        anding Officer CMDR Terry          had acress 10 Ihe people who
                                                                        the RAN too~ a lower profile      Morsan said Na,y Week,             do\hcjoo"
                                                                        bUl wi!han equally successful     thiswee~'sNavyDayinpar­               CMDR Morgan said the
                                                                        oUlcome from Wwncsday \0          ticula r, was an unqualified       cha ts were li~ely also 10
                                                                        Friday, our recruiting learns     succcss.                           have a posilive impact with
                                                                        busy each day at the ACT's           "The amounl of Interest         sailors,
                                                                        major shopping centn!S.
                                                                           Sunday this week was,
                                                                        naturally, the right lime for
                                                                        Ihe ecumenical churCh ser-
                                                                        vice at the DuntroonChapel.
                                                                        again auended by CNS and
                                                                        hundreds ofci,ilians as well

                                                                        :;t::::~~e!:o~~~~s~~: ~~~
                                                                         sportafterdcvotions.
                                                                           Canberra Race Day ,aw
                                                                         RADM Taylor present the
                                                                         Saitors' Cup 10 the connec-
                                                                        tions of lie's A Bull. The
                                                                        "inncr paid S2.70and Sl.4()
                                                                        a place. wilh Rio Amber           "1I()( sailoT$ having a CORe or Mling an ice·(:rMm " ..
                                                                        (Sl.50) second. ahead ofa         ABPJI Anntoinette Aldwonh doesjusllhat on til e unJ'flS of
                                                                        Navy Wee~ special, The                               Old Parliament House.
                                                                        Boat Builder. Ihlrd. at S2.50
                                                                        on the NSWTAB.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Motor vehicle accidents
       Promoting the best trained workforce In AU!5tralia                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ups and performing well in SQUADEX
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Workers Compensation




                                                                      to new year
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           .5.                                                 Under the watrhful eyes oftbe Pageant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            judges. 12 Konimblo omccn enter1ainl'd                           Slip and Fall accidents
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              SQUADEX is amp hi bious squadrons
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           mlljorexucisca nd thi s year favourable          thegirl$at afternoon Ifa.                                            Assault victims
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           weather conditions allowed HMA Ships               Not purely a socia l gathe r ing, th e
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Tob,u}, Toraktln , Brunti, Bllano, LabMan        afternoon was used as an a.... na in wbich                         CONVEYANCING
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           (mome ntarIly). Bolili.JHlJHlII and Army units   the girls ("QU Id rusplay thclr social51rill1s.                  WILLS AND PROBATE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           10 TML R~t and j BDE to completl a com-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Apparently tbe Australian Naval                             LOCAL COURT APPEARANCES




                                                                                                       -
                                                                                                     - · Ia
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           p.... hensil·e programor\·chldeinsertionand
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           extracUontraining.                               Offi«r deemed to be a wor1hy opponent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Co n tact: N. W. Wyatt
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            in thi s co nt est and th e Ornc:-ers of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Behind th e sccnts support from CDT I                                                                           ex-Pe rmanent Naval Forces,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           prQ"idl'd AWKEX distraction and a safe           KOllimbla, ntnr oncs to shirk [I: responsi-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Lieutenant Commander RANEJ,t
                       THE MISSION                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         bueh, The exercise wa5 co nducted from
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            bility.steppedwillinglylntothtf....y.


                                                                             ~
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           CalrlU 10 TownniUe, fUlminating Ilt Cowley           Altbough the Wardroom employed                                 OFFICES                    AT
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Beach witb multl-ship landing operations.        such well-worn O1llitary taftit:s as dh'ide                                 SVD NEY
          The mission of SSA is to provide the most cost                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Fourth Floor, 114 Castlereagh Street,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              O\"erall an ex«lIcnt exe~, primarily for      and ronquer (otherwist blown as the ship
          effective means by which service personnel can                                                                                                                                                                                                                   the in·company time, multi-ship uercises         tou r), aner an bour at inlense socialising                   PH: (02) 283 4344 FAX : (02) 283 4636
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     PARRAMATTA
          seek out and take up opportunities in the wider                                                                                                                                                                                                                  and familiarisation wi,h Toll,..&:.              nei,her stdeseemed 10 be (:ttt/ng ahtad.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     91 Phillip Street
                                                                                                    ABB M East experienced
                       Australian community.                     o\' er the Christmas                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               P H: (02) 635 1399
                                                                                                 bungyjumping for the first       tionatCowleyBe~h
                                                                 period, was quickly                                                The squadron began vari-
                                                                                                 time and thoroughly enjoyed
      BENEFITS: Membership          of SSA oflows...             thrust back into the
                                                                 reality ofna\'al se n 'ice      tbe adrenalin packed
                                                                                                                                  ousmisce,tlaneousbeaching
                                                                                                                                  and othcr amphibious opera-
                                                                 with a bus y schedule (o r      descenL                          ti()f1~.1ltese incI Lidedsc"e~1
      •      you to be put in touch with employers                                                  PTE Finlayson, one of the
                                                                 the first part o( 1995,                                          stern door marriages wilh
             whose needs match your desires.                                                     embarked Army personnel
                                                                   This included SQUADEX                                          Tobfuk and the transferring
                                                                                                 onboard,jumped outofa
                                                                 and EOD support forclt'ar-                                       of vehicles from ship to
                                                                                                 perfecllygoodaeroplane
      •      your skills profile to be made available            ancedivingoperation5with        with a parachute anaclled.
                                                                                                                                  shorc In rehearsals of
                                                                 Advanced Clea~nce Diving                                         amphibious lodgements.
             to employment agencies.                                                                Some ol he r membe rs
                                                                                                                                    On    complc tion    of
                                                                 Course 35,                      decidedlospendabitof
                                                                   Belano. sailed from                                            SQUADEX, Bmmo relurned
      •      the best rates (or placement services                                               lime wh,le-water rafting
                                                                 SydneyonJanuaryl6wilh                                            toCaimslore·sl~andpick
                                                                                                    AI Ihc end of lhe ad"en-
             like counselling and resume writing.                some new faces aboard and                                        up lhe equipment and e~pl()o
                                                                                                 IUrousdays.hebospllahtyof
                                                                 headed for the warmer                                            sives to s uppon divers in
             through BOO Consulting, and                                                         Northern Heritage and Las
                                                                                                                                  their EODoper:lIions.             Bt'/(lflO'S It·hilt_It'oIU fofltrsfromfronlto rtor.ltfl 10 right: ,\88M J. £ols. I_EUT M. Truby,
                                                                                                 Palma's ,,·asgrelltlyenjo)'ed.
                                                                     She was tasked to tOW a                                         When Bt'lIIno sailed to          PONPC S. Robinso/l, LE.UT PD"'tll, Ihrt'e J'oUII6 UK backpadl.efS ond Iht guidtlinstructor,
                                                                                                    Bl!fon o    sai led     for
      •      you will receive regular information                Cran;:,;Stores lighler(CSL)     SQUADEX on January 30
                                                                                                                                  Shoal Water Bay, in what
                                                                                                                                  can only be described as          providesuppon fOTthe EOD             Bt'lOI'o then sai!ed back 10   10  conllnue her journey
             about the job market.                               ()f1 liS way 10 Darwnl,         and     gained       valuable                                                                                                          home
                                                                     Numerous work-ups were                                       uncomfortable "'eather for        °PCr.lUOIIS.                      Triangular hland and
                                                                                                 squadrooexperience.
                                                                 planned and executed on the                                      an LeB. she had more Ihal            Duringthesla)'oflri3llgU'      extractedthcd,\'erstodcltv-          Btloll(} S:l.Lled into Sydney
                                                                                                    It is of nOle .hal thi~
                                                                 way to ascen:un the Icvt'lof                                     si~IOIUIesofhighuplosives         lar Island BNO"" ",a~ called      e r Ih em back 10 Sabina          benhml at Fleet Base Easl
                                                                                                 SQUADEX was the rltSt for
      ' Helping                                                  the newly com bined cre'"       theenllre S\INdepartmenl
                                                                                                                                  onboard, including ,'auous
                                                                                                                                  numbcrsofbombs,anti·taru.:
                                                                                                                                                                    onas.sisltnc rangc maLnwin·
                                                                                                                                                                    ersofSabinaPolnttOlran"..            Bt'lOno. /uvmgcomplcted
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        011 thc aflemoon of Monda)'.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        February 27.
                                                                 and 10 iron OUI an) creases     onboardBt'lUlW.
         service                                                 which may ha,'e ~ppeared
                                                                 over the Christmas break,
                                                                                                    Bl!fan o met up with
                                                                                                                                  mine<oandcharges.
                                                                                                                                    Shepi{'ked upli'le team of
                                                                                                                                                                    port 3 tractor/~lasher and
                                                                                                                                                                    .lwDfrom lncm3inland
                                                                                                                                                                                                      SQUADEX and ~upport
                                                                                                                                                                                                      opcrations for the divers.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           There ",as, ho",e,·er, no
                                                                                                 HMASTobruk and sailed for                                                                                                              re)1 for the crew as the taru.:
         people                                                      NOI renowned for her
                                                                 speed in tran~il Bl'lono man-
                                                                                                 Town~vilte.
                                                                                                                                  diversalSablnaPointand
                                                                                                                                  headed off to Triangular
                                                                                                                                                                          'ano, responded.othe
                                                                                                                                                                    call and managed .heafore·
                                                                                                                                                                                                      finally sailed for home on
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Febroary22,Llnfortunatcly.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        deck configurations were
                                                                                                    The crew enjoyed the                                                                                                                chunged from EODsupport
       to change                                                 aged an average spee<lof6.S
                                                                 knots for the journey to
                                                                                                 chance to meet with old
                                                                                                 acquaintances aboru"d Tobruk
                                                                                                                                  Island    where BI!fIllIO
                                                                                                                                  bcachcd,landlngtJt.edlvei">
                                                                                                                                                                    lII<!ntionedlift"ilhcolllpat:l-
                                                                                                                                                                    live ca><,and ttan,poned the
                                                                                                                                                                                                      sbeencounlcred funher
                                                                                                                                                                                                      adverse conditions which
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        to deep diving support on
                                                                                                                                  andlhcirequlptncnl,                                                                                   Tuesday.
                                                                                                                                                                    rig ~ to TO"' nsend Island
       careers is                                                Cairns WIth the CSL.n lOW,
                                                                     This enabled her 10 reach
                                                                                                 and other members of the
                                                                                                 squadron when 11 sports
                                                                                                                                     DrYing out overnight.          where the crew enjoyed a
                                                                                                                                                                                                      "'""",unsafe
                                                                                                                                                                                                         She Sheltered behind
                                                                                                                                  Bflono ,ailed to anchorlhe        '"hung.i". ",hich is a tr~di­     Double Island POIllI 10 hide        She sailed on March I,
                                                                 Cairns after only eight days
        what we                                                  instead of the eXpeC'ted II.
                                                                                                 afternoon was held.
                                                                                                    The squadron then sailed
                                                                                                                                  ne~I da)' to carry out            lional islandermc.hodof           from the ",eatherfor a shon       commen{'ing the foreign
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        advanced di~ins course,
                                                                     The crew enjoyed the bcn-                                    requIred maill1cnance and         cooking.                          periodbeforevenwnngout
         are all                                                                                 in company with Tobrl'k for


          about '                                                                                                                                                    Canberra captured on canvas
                                                                                                                                                                     The Executive Ofricer of HAlA S                   ship during the brief periods COflbtrro was
                                                                                                                                                                    Canbtrra, lCDR R.l . Boyce, ha s                   alongside during her work·upJORE in late
          COST:                                                                                                                                                                                                        1994, Mr Perks found lhejob 53tisfying and
                                                                                                                                                                    a('cepled a painting of the s hip on
      For less than $1 per pay, you can begin planning for                                                                                                                                                             challenging. Equall y. he was aware of the
                                                                                                                                                                    behalf of Ihe ward room,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       need to have the tas k finiShed beforc the
           employment when you leave the services.                                                                                                                     The painting was commissioned by the            ship's five·monthdeploymem 10 South East
                                                                                                                                                                    Canberra City-Ship Association whi~h has           Asia and Japan.
                                                                                                                                                                    generous lydonaled many items to the ship             The Canberra City.Ship Association sen!
          REGISTRATION IS SIMPLE:
                For information on the full range of
                                                                                                                                                                    ....
                                                                                                                                                                    since the association was formed 14 years

                                                                                                                                                                       While the ship's company is Slill decidlllg
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       eigl\l of ilS represenl3IL"es to 1M ship for the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       formal hand·over ceremony with Marga rei
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Booth, a founding membe r and the associa·
              SSA & BOO services. contact us on:                                                                                                                    how it wishes to spend the money the associa·
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       tion's secrelary. officiall y presenting the
                                                                                                                                                                    tionhaspulasidcforlls use , lheofflce.rswere
                      Phone ( 08) 234 4055                                                                                                                          qui{'k .oident;fy a wa)'IO improve the ward·
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       pain ting to the wardroom. Mrs Booth's
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       involvement eX lends back toCanbtrra lin
                      or Fax (08) 234 4488                                                                                                                          roomdccore.                                        whicbherfatht'rservcd as a sick bcnhal1en-
             OR filJ out the form below and post it to:                                                                                                                Anist David PerkS. "'ho is renowned for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       dant.
                    Services Search Austra lia                                                                                                                                                                            Thcpainlingnowtakesprideofpl3ceinthc

                         Post Office Box 8
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       wardroom and is suse 10 be a talking point With                     We can find you a better place to lie in the sun.
               Expo rt Park, Ad elaide SA 5950
      ~----------------,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   We undcrstand iust how much                  ovcrdue holid~)', Ihe Ansell Dcftnce               cruists, and dUlY free shopping,
          Name' _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ :
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Defc:-nce Force members need a holiday.           Travel Club offers special discounrs to                This offer is open   10   an)' Defence
          Address' _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ I
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Ma)'be on the warm, whLle sand of            all members of our Defence Force.                  Force member, civil ian, serving or
                                                             I
          _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Postcode _ _ _ _ I
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      a tropical Isbnd in thc Whit51l11days?                  :'-I embership   10   the Ansell Defence     reserve, and their immediate family.

          Preferred Empl oyment:
          1. _ _ _ _ _- - - -- - - - I
          2. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ :
                                                             :
                                                                 Shakedown for Cat
                                                                   The Steel Cat , IIMAS Bri sbant                nities to pnc:tise anlHubmanne ,,-;ufare.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Cable Beach in Broome perh:tps?

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           We have hundreds of deS!lnalions
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Tra"cI Club is free, and enritlesll's mem-

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        bers to some terrific advantages.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           To participate call Ansen on 13 IJ 16.




                                                                 (C MDR M.H. De Vries), has co mplet-                Brisbant"screw.snow1ootmgfotward to

      LContact Phone Number: __ ____                         I                                                    playing an aCli"e role III EurciseTAS\1A..'\'-                                                                                                                      and a great way to take you thcre.                      You .... ill nOI onl)' recel\'e dIscounts
        ________ ___                                      ~
                                                                 ed an extensi\'e two-week shakedown
                                                                                                                  EX in April and enjoying Anuc Day in
                                                                 in the Easl Australian Exercise Areas
                                                                                                                  Auckland.
                                                                 in preparation for a no th er busy year.                                                                                                                                                                                  Wh et her Iravelling home to see             on package deals, domestic ~nd interna-
             Bridging the gap between the                         Brisbant' xhicvw excellcm resullS forNaV3J
                                                                                                                     The Steel Cat will also plJ)' a leading role
                                                                                                                  in exercises TASMAN LINK. KANGAROO                Tiot ortisl Do,'w Prrb, Iht ftcrttory of llot COflbtrro CilJ"-Ship AssQciotion, Mn Morgortt                                                                                                                              ANSEllAUSTRALIA
          military and Industry Australia wide                   GWlrlre Support;u Beetmft Range and made the     '95. STARFISH, SINGAROO '95 and NEW               BOOIIo, and Ihl   xoof Conbrrrll, LCDR BOJ'u al Ihe prt ftn lotion of tht painting to Iht                         friends and famtiy, oc going on th3t long         donal but spotcial prices on renl31 c:trs,
                                                                 mostofextremelyvalUlbiebutlimilCdopportU·        HORIZON.                                                                                     "·ordroom.


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              NAVY NEWS, March 24, 1995 (73) 9
8 (72) NAVY NEWS, March 24, 1995
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 Academy 's distance course for
 Master's              ._
   The Australian DefenC1!                was a firsl degree "llh a
 Force Academy is intro-                  major in asubjeel rele\anl 10
 du ci ng a co r respo n-                 Ihe course ofsludy.
 dence course for the                         However. Mrs Savalich
 degree of Master of                      s.aid applicants could also be
 DefenceSludies.                          considered for admission on
                                          the basis of relevant profes-
    A Ihree-yearpilO1progrnm
                                          sional experience andcours-
 will begin in Session t next
                                          es lhey had completed
 year wilh three hislOry and
 Ihrei: politics subjecl~ to be              Ii i,expecledIhat<;lUdcnt\
 covered lOeam Ihe degree.                will lake pan in seminar and
   The twO 1996 subjects                  IUlOrial sessions using tele-
 will be history. 1997's will             conferencing and allcnd a
 both be politics and Ihere               two-day weekend ,chool iT'
 will be one of each ,ubjecl in           Sydney or Brisbane and po~_
                                          siblyTownsville
 "98
   Subjectscoverprob!ems                    Assessment will be by
 In the his!Ory of Australian             wrillen assignments and a
                                          formal examination at the


                                                                                   Handover at Albatross
 defence and foreign policy; a
 history of pre-nuclear mili-             end of each session.
 tary thought: contemporary                  Each sessional subject will
 warfare; Australian defence              cost S750. but it isexpecled
 since Vietnam; the politics of           th3lstudents will be able 10
 the United Nations; and the                                                        CDRE Geoff Morton                 While at Albatross he        Partington Perpetual Shield        wasroI\"ed ashore by memo
                                          apply for DFASS sopport.
 Vie\namWar.                                                                      farewe lled HMAS Alba-           aClivelypanicipatedinlhe        to Mr Graham Bullman.              bers of the Officer Corps on
                                          Students will be able 10 hire
                                                                                  tross has, aft e r a little      local community and was            Graham is a civilian            a 12-poundgun and limber.
  Thelna1 program is avail-               computerequipmen\ from
                                                                                                                   fonunate 10 5ee the success-    Quality ControlOfficeral           wllich had replica wings
able 10 Defence personnel.                The college for aboUT $200              over two years as
                                                                                                                   ful implementation of the       the Naval Training Centre          andatailsectionallaehed
bolh service and civilian, in             for their three years of study.         Comma nd ing Offi cer.
                                                                                                                   Commercial Support Prog-        andreceivedtheannoal               depiclinglheChipmonkair·
Sydney, Brisbane and
                                             Mrs Savatich said applica-             CORE Morton look com·          ram for Base Support func-      award for 1994 for lIis            craft he regularly flies
Townsville
                                          tions would close on                    mand of ,.\Iba/foss in           Tions.                          excellence in SOppOrT of              Before passing through
  T he University College                 September 30 Ihis year.                 Januaryl993. after serving          Before his farewell          Naval Aviation al HMAS             the main gaw. ahandover
Project Officer. Dista nce                Funhcr infonnation is avail-            as Commodore Training            address. CORE Monon             Albatross.                         of command was per·
Education Program. Mr s                   able from heron (06)268                 and Na,·al Officer Comma·        look the opponunity to pre-       On completion of the             formed . CORE Morton
Christa Savatich. said Ihe                8207 or facsimile on (06)                    Victoria                    sent the Commodore R.N .        march past. CDRE Morton            handed CDRE Sloper the
basicadmissionqualificalion               2470702




The ups and downs of
Blue Mountaineering                                                                                                                                 The Go'·ernment has              vice of many thousands of        biliTy for the medal ha_been
   Staff from            HMAS                                                                                                                     moved to widen eligibil-           mlne~weepmg,·eterans
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      c,wblished. veterans who
noooll s Submarine War·                                                                                                                           ity cr it e ria for the              The Mine,weeping Medal         wish to make a claim for
far e Sys tems Ce ntre,                                                                                                                           Na\'y's !\lines weep in g          will no" be awarded for <;ix     repatriatlOnbenefit<;,hould
bo th uniform e d and                                                                                                                             Medal, the Minister for            month, (180days)ofmining         contact the nearest deparl-
civilian,took to the Blue                                                                                                                                                            swccping service afloat. not     ment of Veterans' Affairs
                                                                                                                                                  Defence Scie nce and
                                                                                                                                                                                     180 days of actual mine-         Office."'
Mountains west of                                                                                                                                 Personnel, Mr Gar y
Sydney for three days of                                                                                                                                                                                                 MrPunchsaid.··EMimates
                                                                                                                                                  Punch has announced.
                                                                                                                                                                                        "Thi, will be welcome         sho" thai between 3000 and
ad\·enturetraining.                                                                                                                                  Mr Punch said: ··Several        news to m~ny Auqralian           4000 Australian na'·al veter-
   The exercise. nicknamed                                                                                                                        thousand Australian na'a!          naval vderans who hav,,",        ans or their ned·of-kin may
SWSC CAVE. included                                                                                                                               veterans could now be eligi-       campaign~d for many ycal'>       be eligible for the medal. so
climbing and abseiling, but a                                                                                                                     ble for the award of the           10 havc the nlleria for this     all those who believe they
fourth day canyoning at                                                                                                                           medal and repaTriaTion bene-       Imperial Award ext~nd~d to       may have enlltlement should
Kalang Falls was ab.:indoned                                                                                                                      fits as a result of this           those who rendered excellent     contact the Navy as soon a,
bec~useofbad weather.                                                                                                                             change."·                          service in lhisdangerous         pos,ible··
                                                                                                                                                      The Minister announced a       occupation at th.: e nd of         All those who consider
    The climb at M ount
                                                                   HMAS nitlsoll's odl·l'nlarers ill Ihe 81ue Mounlail/!;.                        change in the interpretation       World War II."' Mr Punch         they have an enTitlement
Boyce. n.:ar Blackhe~lh. was
near·ve rticalandconducted               diffface. The second piTCh             was a seven pitch descent        novices TO have a go.            of qualifying criteria for the                                      should write to: Director of
                                         began with an overhang and             over300metres.llowe,·er. a          It is understood theadven-    Naval General Service                ··An entitlemenl to Ihis       Naval Personal Serviccs.
over two pitches, the first of
                                                                                successful demonstration         turers are now planning          !l.tedal wilh clasp ··Mine-        medal may also entitle a vet·    (Allfl\.'llON: SO MEDALS).
about 40 metres with a dis·              fimshed with an exhilarating
                                         view of the valley below.              ··run down·· of pitch three      climbing and abseiling on        sweeping" 1945-51 follow.          eran to a range of benefil'      Bldg 0-3-19. Russell
creet change of lOp belay
li nes in a small ca'·em in the             Abseiling at Malatia Point          dId not convince any of The      Sydney·sSouthHead                ing a move by the Royal            under the Veterans Emilie        Offices. Canberra ACT
                                                                                                                                                  Navy to recognise the ser-         ml'nI ACI 1986. Once eligi·      2600.

jiiiiiij!!!~------iiiiiiiIiil
                                                                                  New sonar seeks mines
                                                                                  The Clearance Dh·ing Branch has intro-               aparT towing a thin linc along lhe ,ea floor that           The reflected wave picked up by the sona r
                                                                                d uced a new weapo n in t he fight against             effeetively snags The mine.                              wonds Jike a rhythmic pulSe,and when the wa,·eis
               UNIVERSITY COLLEGE                                                                                                         The introduction of the 2-Alpha will increase         refleeted off a mine the pulscchanges allowing the
                                                                                mines.
    A ustr a l ian De f e nce Fo r ce A cademy                                                                                         efficiency immensely.                                    operator 10 swim sTraight towards the mine.
                        CAN BERRA A.C _T.                                         The new equipment is designmed the ANIPOS-              The 2-Alpha Sonar i~ a hand·held. self·eon·              in passive mode the 2-Alphadocs no! scnd out a
                                                                                2A hand-held underwater sonar.                         tained. ballery-po"wed sonar that can be operated        w3,e bUI··listens·· for any noise sources.
       Master of Defence Studies                                                 Until recently. a technique called the··snag line"    m eilheractive or passive mode.                             The Clearance Diving Branch is in the process of
      Distance Education Program                                               ~earch was Ih.: only effective method used by              While in the acti,e mo.xJe. the sonar transmits a     dc,·eloping standard operaling procedures for The 2-
                                                                               Australian clearance divers for clearing harbours       narrow ultrasonic wave that i, n::fl<:cted off the sea   Alpha and it is expected that it will ensure more
    Tile programWlM be oliered ,nlually as atllr.....Y"ar prlOt program.
    cornrne<ICing.,Sel;~""'l,l996.Mdis_tallJeonlytoAIJstrallan                 and channcls of mInes                                   bottom and heard in anopcrator·s headset situated        accurate coverage of the sea floor when searching
    ~=~~(bothlTlllltarYMdCMI'an).localed.,S)OOey.                                The snag line method relies on Iwo divers swim-       inside a skullcap ~imilar 10 that worn by water polo     for mines.
                                                                               mingalongparallel·jackstay·' lines roughly 30m          players                                                                        -M ID NMaITus Uildcbrand
    Tile program WIlt oompnseSUlseSSIOIla\suqe<:lS
    • PrODlemsIII tile H,storyof A1JsUa\ian[)eter>ceand Fore.gnPoiq
    . A H,story 01 Pre-Nuclear MilItary Thought
    . ContemporaryWariare

    : ~u~~e;:u==
    • The VilltnamWar
    Forfurthefontormat.Mlnonetlglbiiil)'.entry,o;wrserequuements.and
    tffstll,cture.iVldiorappica\lOIliorms.pleasl!cootact:
    Mrs ctulmSavatl<h, ProfectOfllc:el, DistanceEd ...... tionp"",..."
    IJfII¥ersl!y C<>Ilece. Australl.., Defence F"..,. Academy. Northcotl
    Do. C..berra ACT 2£00. T               elephone: (06) 2688207;
    rut0612470702;e-..... II!c-t-a>"atI<MilacIhI.o.r. ...




10 (74) NAVY NEWS, March 24, 1995
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Australia Day
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 award scoop
    Five slarrrrom Aust-           detonation of others, causing
                                  calastrophicchainreaClions
                                                                   bener mathematical models
                                                                    !o predict the air loads and
 ralia's Derence Science
 and Tecl1nology Organis-          in explosive stores.            stresses on helicopter rotors
                                      The team's work already      andtransfem-d thistechnol()--
 at io n ha ve wo n 1994
                                   has been used in Ihe design     gy to indu s try and R&D
 Ac hi eve ment Awa r d s                                          agencies.
                                  and deve lopment of 16
 ror significant contribu-                                            The team used extensive
                                  weapons systems.
 tions 10 research under                                           measurements from a United             Mt mben of/lt e US Marines S/It RU 01IIIllisy,na: CompDny pose al the Parocltu fe Training School rtf HMAS A lbatross.
                                      Its importance a lso has
 T he Technical Co-oper-          been recognised by NATO's        Kingdom Puma helicoptcrto
 alion Program.
   The winners are Louise
 Barrington and Mid Chick.
 from Weapons Systems
                                  Insensitivc        Munitions
                                  Information Centre. an
                                  agency set up 10 Co ll ect
                                  state-of-the-art kroowledge in
                                                                   test the assumptions of pre-
                                                                   vious analytical models and
                                                                   makc significant improvc·            Send in the Marines!
                                                                                                                                               ch ute COf'Iti n uation train-            technicians and twO KC 130                parachuting, as well as laC-
 Division. Ian Burch from         lhefield.                          T he tcam improvcd thc                                                    ing a t Ihe Army's Para-                  Hercules aircraft stayed at               tical field exercises.
 Shi p    Structu res   and           Ian Burch was part of a      ability of the models to pre-
                                                                                                                                               chule Training School.                    Alba/ross while tlley con-
 Materials Division, Or Neil      leamwhichdevclopedbener          dlctthe critical effects or air                                                                                       ductcd their advaoced para-                 This training was essen-
 Gilbert from Air Operations      techniques for assessing the     now over the swept-bac k                                                      The Marines based at                    chuting in the local region.             tial as the Marines are not
 Division     and   Trevor       dynamic fracture safety (the      outer.sectiOtl of rotOr blades.                                             Okinawa,Japan,and ISUS                                                             able to parachute often in
 M ahone)' from Communi-          resistance to crac king under       Swcpttip rotor blades are                                                Marine Corps aircrew, thrtt                  T heir training invo lved             Okinawa because of air
 calions Division.
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                                  shoc k loadingj of submari ne    fO\loo on most modem Deli,
    II is Mid Chi ck's third      hull steels.                     copters, including the Navy's
 award, making him the most          The team developed frac-      Seahawks.
 prolific award winner from
 any TICPn8lion.
    Mie le. C h ick and Louise
                                  ture meChanics-based tech-
                                  niques for selecting appr()--
                                  priate sleeis for submarine
                                                                      Trevor Mahoney was part
                                                                   ofatcam whichdcvclopeo.l
                                                                   techniques for minimising
                                                                                                     Wagga parade                                                                        Darwin services
 Ba rrington were part of a       hull designs                                                          Wagga m ight be a lo n g way from t he sea, b u t t h e                             The 53rd a n n h 'ersary of t h e bom bin g o f Da r w in
                                                                   the cost of mil itary satellite
 tea m which devclopedand            Unlike cum: nlteSt proce-                                       RAN 's pre5ence in t he M urrum b idgee ci t y will be                              i n Febr u a r y 194 2 wa s commemorated ac r o s s th e
                                                                   communications while main-
 va lidated new methods for '    dures, t he new techniques                                          fe lt strongly next mo nth , w h en grad u ates of t h e lirst
                                                                   taininga high leve l of opera-                                                                                        Top End by la r ge n umbe r s of res iden ts, wi t h the
 predicting and reducing the     provide a quantilative ralher     tiOtlalcapability.                two Navy I n itia l Technical Trai n ing courses parade                             ADF provid ing catafa lque par ties.
 vulnerabililyofmunitionsto      th.an aqualilath'e measure of
                                                                       The team investigated the     t hrough t he streets.
 accilkntaldclonalion.           dynamicfraclure toughness                                                                                                                                  A memorial service on Bathurst Island lIeldspccial signifi-
                                                                   relationship betwcen signifi·        About 180 Navy personne l are in Wagga at any onc time
    M unitions can delOnate      and havc becn recommended                                                                                                                               cance, because it was Aboriginals from tlierewho first sponed
                                                                   cant cost factors and tech ni-    and the April 4 parade. supported by the RAN Band, marks tile
 prematurely by unintentional    to replace many traditional                                                                                                                             the Japanese plants on their way to bomb Darwin. Tragically
                                                                   cal requirements in order to      complelionof thefirslall·throughaviationtechnicaltraining.
 ove rheating. e x posu re to                                                                                                                                                            their warning of the imminent anacl; wen t unheeded.
                                                                   deve lop guidelines for the       which took about 2O /Twmths.
 elcctrostatic disc harge or
                                    While older tests had to be    specification. design and            Membe rs of al1 three services. with the Navy acting as
 penetration by bullets, frag-                                                                                                                                                              At Darwin's commemoration. Commander of Northern
 mcnts and shaped charge
                                 conduc ted in llie field. the     acquisition of military satel-    Esron Squadron, will be reviewed by FONSC, RAOM Tony                                Command. CDR E John LQrd. said: "The failure to warn of
                                 new lechniques can be used                                          Hunt.
 warheads (a high vclocity                                         lite communicalion systems.                                                                                           approaching danger could have resulted in a long seared di~­
                                 in the laboratory.                These guidelines have pro-           The Senior Naval Officer at RAAF Wagga. LCDR Pat Nolan:-
 projeetile).                                                                                                                                                                            trust for the military. but instead left the positivc legacy of
                                   Dr Neil Gilbert was part        duced a methodo logy for          said the parade would be a "once only" occasion. The RAAF                           wanting to be prcpared "
    Prcmat uredetona tion of
                                 of a team which developed         achieving large cost savings      School of Technical Training Queen's Colour. RAAF and the
 one munition can trigger the                                                                                                                                                                                                                        -SgtA I G rttD
                                                                                                     Army will makc up the remai nder of the parade.




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                 Joint Intelligence
           THE EDITOR
           NAVY NEWS
           LOCKED BAG 12


                 for MHO
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  Ross was right                                                       An Auslralian Joinl
                                                                    Intelligence Cen lre is
                                                                                                      place at the JIC and staff are
                                                                                                      scningup the facility as well
                                                                                                      as progressmgthe dcveJOp-
    Dear Sir,                                                       being establish e d at
                                                                                                      ment of staff processes.
    Thank you for publishing in Nav)' N~.,.,s of F~bruary 10 a      Maritime Headq uarters            operalingprocedurcsand           ~
 review of my naval autobiography. Lucky Ross.                      in Sydney.
    I hope Bob Nicholls will excuse me for writing to clarify                                         undergoing infonnation sys-
                                                                        Thi s will be an interim      temtraining.
 and clabor.ue on a few points raised by him in the review.          llC. established with a basic
    H~ is over-simplifying things by stating that I "just joined"                                         On March I the JI C was          \
                                                                     organisation and limited
 the servic~ - "like mat".                                           functions. to lay the founda-     activated as a mcssage
    As mentioned in the book. w~ Puss ers had to lIave. of           tionandforrnulate theplans        address for administrativ e
 course. certain ~ducational qualificatioos. plus the Bronze         fOf the development of the
                                                                                                       traffic .
 Medallion for swimming and lifesaving and we lIad to face           pennanent JIC.                     To mark th e occasion.
 several stiffimerviews before a board of senior officers as well      In due course. the interim     Marilime      Commander          I
 as com petition from many other applicants. Hardly a simple        l lC will have about 32 per-      RADM Don Chalmers visit-
 matterof·~ustjoining".
                                                                    sonnel from each oftheser-        ed the J[ C with the CDRE
   As Mr Nicholls poims out. we did no courses - we learnt by

 storeroomspractical work "o n Ihejob" in the ship's offices,
 doing me and other areas                                           r~~~~~~'=~~~~~===~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~=
    Our text-books were DR and WI. AFOs and CNOs. plus our
 departmental manuals. 'Then we had to pass written ~xamina­
 tions before promoti on to each rank, up to and including
 lieutenant-commander.
    Pussercadets and midshipmen were not required to keep
 journals. as was the case with executive cadets .and mids. and
 the"Snouies·Nurse'"lIadnocontroloverus.Ourbosswasthe
 Commander (S).
    Because il was all so new to me. I kept diaries. scrap-books
 and photo-albums and I kept copies of my l~tters to my father
                                                                                             AUSTWEST PROPERTIES
 and (later - 1940) tomyfiancec.
    Hence. when I decided IOPUI my experi ences into writing I
 had all the mat~rial necessary for an accurate and authentic                                                                     Proud to present
 story. ldid it originally for our family records. no{beingopti-


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      CPONPL Lex Powell Hfo.1A$ ALBATROSS (044) 21 1196;                                                                                                                           ARTHUR          R.L         LSWTR        STIRLING   2BFEB95
     lSNPl Andy Gledhill HMAS KUTIABUL (02) 3S9 2242;                                                                                                                               BERTONCIN      A.M         LSRO         HARMAN     28FEB95
                                                                                                                                                                                    BUCHMAYER      M           LSWTR        NAWOFFICE 28FEB95
   LSWTR Bruce MarillO HMAS HARMAN (NO) (06) 270 7171                                                                                                                              CAMPBELL        I.A         LSBM         NEWCASTLE 28FE895
                                                                                                                                                                                   CLARK           W.O         LSCK         KUTTABUL   28FEB95
                                                                                                                                                                                   CLYOESOALE      M.J.        LSWTR        PENGUIN    28FEB95
                                                                                                                                                                                   OAWES           B.A         LSRO         COONAWARRA28FEB95
         REUNION - STEVENSON DIVISION                                                                                                                                              ~UKE            C.J.        LSWTR        OARWJ N    28FEB95
                  31ST HMAS LEEUWIN APRIL 1970                                                                                                                                     FARRAWELL       M.E         LSBM         CERBERUS   2BFEB95
       AllrulTtfll:mde~·SailorsandeJ[·JuJtiorRtcru;lS {~mOSl                                                                                                                       FElDMAN         S.D.        LSCK         WATSON     28FEB95
   ...-ekomt') arelnvi!edL0 1 retJnionOflIheQueen·s Binhd1y"i·eekendJune                                                                                                           GALLON          S.M.       LSWTR         ADELAIDE   28FEB95
    9·1O·1I , 1995, · frida)". June 9-(,,-anning fiashcs)l 700illllell"s Pub                                                                                                       GREEN           P .A       LSCK          CERBERUS   28FEB95
   nexlLOf1eeIliase"i1tarf · S2!urda)".JuneIO · functiooillSi'SMessHMAS                                                                                                            GUNN-BROCKHOFFJP.          LSSIG         TOBRUK     28FE895
      ...ATSO.. . SUnday.JunelO ·fare....eUs. ·ConUCI:Jdf McDonough                                                                                                                HANCOCK        B.M.        LSMEO         CERBERUS   28FEB95
          (02)337 0378 ("i"K) ' ClilFD-l)iigI11 (Ol ) 6718882 (""X).                                                                                                               HILL           MN.         LSSIG         NSC       28FEB95
                                                                                                                                                                                   HUGHES         J.N         LSEWL '       DEFEN CE  28FE895
                                                                                                                                                                                   HULLICK        Jw.         LSSIG         HARMAN    28FEB95
                                                                                                                 will meet every Frida y al
                                                                                                                                                                                   LUNT            S.D.       l SRO         CRESWELL  28FE895
                                                                               day. April 11 , meelat Ihf        9 .30am 10 11 .30am . A          For infonnation on the acti v-
                                                                                                                                                                                   MARSHALL       C.A.        LSWTR         KUTTABUL  28FEB95
   PHYSICAL 1lIAINER CUFRlNKS & TIE PINS                                       Police Comm unicat ions.          games' afternoon is open to      ities for allWAbasedships.       MCLEAN         T.          LSEWL-        NSO-SQ    2BFEB95
     OrdersareoowbmgrakmforthePt.yslcalTrakmglnstru::IOI's                     Carri llgiOIl St~l, Adelaide,     everyone on the f i rs t and     the FLO is a\"ailable on 527     NEil           A.O         LSBM          CERBERUS  28FEB95
       CdI'In!s;n:lTIepins- ' CuflliWrrel"n~9.IOOboxS20                        al JO.30am.                       Ih i rdWedne sday sof the        9233.                            PRATI          G.M         LSRO          CRESWELL  28FEB95
       • CufflRs~5lledboxS I 5 ' CufflitksklplastkboxS14                          There is no canleen but        month from 12 .30pm to                                            ROWE           J.T.        LSSIG         HARMAN    2BFEB95
      • TrePro (dyS7 . StickP'41onlyS7-OrdersC3f\bi!SffiHO                     IhePoliceclubisopposileif         2 .30pm . All welcome .                                           SHAW           C.J.        LSEWL'        COONAWARRA28FEB95
                                                                               you wish to auend. Numbers        Contact Mic helle formorc          Cerberus: Play group get       SMITH          M.L         lSEWL '       DEFeNCE   28FEB95
     CPOPT G.rmn or l.SPT Utu..Jess ill HMAS COONAWi\RRA                                                                                          togethers are held on
                                                                               are required so please con-       information .      Octopus                                        SOUTHWICK      P .J        LSRO          BETANO    28FEB95
          GYM- PH: (089) 80 4271 orFAX: (089)804253                                                                                               Wednesdays at 0930 at 16         STARRIT        M.O.W.      LSATC         ALBATROSS 28FEB95
                                                                               tact Failh Greenon3322536         Gardens will be holdinglheir
                                                                               or Belly Thomas on 298            s pe cial     AGM         on    Coo k Road (Cerberus              THOMAS         S.P  .      LSWTR         PERTH     28FeB95
                                                                               2720.                             Wednesday , March 29 , at       COllage ) . Please bring a        TOD~           l.A         LSWTR         HARMAN    28FeB95
                                                                                                                 11.30amai Watts Road . AU       piece of fruit per child and      WALKER         I.l.        LSSIG         PERTH     2BFEB95
                REUNION                                                                                                                          S I a family. Come and join       WINSHIP        T. M.       LSSTO         MHQ       28FEB95
                                                                                  NO WRA: The ncxt cof-          wclcome.Contact Michelle
         MORRIS DIVISION (11th Int:ake)                                                                                                           in all the fun on Fri day
                                                                               fee morning will be on            Legge on 5934842.                                                  TO PROVISIONAL LEADING    SEAMAN
          HMAS LEEUWlN . APRIL 196s                                            Wedn esday. April 19 al                                            mornings at the gym from
                                                                                                                                                                                   ANTAO            J.J.      PILSH         AOELAIOE   28FEB95
    All ex Junior Rt1:ruits in1eresred in arrangingll Reunion in                                                    Support a ndWorkrorce        0930 to 1100. Child care is
                                                                               9.30am at Flat 2. Canberra                                                                          BOCK             O.J.      PIlSET        HOBART     2BFEB95
                                                                                                                 Skills (SAWS ): A job club      available at Cerberus
             1995 please contact lilly of the foUo....ing:                     Drive. For more information
                                                                                                                 workshop will be run by
                                                                                                                                                                                   BROWN            G.M       PIlSET        HARMAN     28FEB95
                                                                               contact Jacqui Le onard on                                        Couage 31$5 a child. S8 for       BURROWS          K.J .     PIlSMUSN      CERBERUS   28FEB95
    Pe1erB:!dch (02) 65 1 4472. Jobn Bizanl (067) 687496,                                                        Bridging The Gap. A hospi -
                                                                               21 6839. Playgroup is held                                        two. Bookings 3re essential       CLARK            J.A.      PIlSH         HOBART     28FEB95
   ErroiTomkins (058)8 l 2172,JoeNev.-bold(Q9)4SS3162.                                                           talitycourse will be ron by     with Kalhy on 83 8212 or          OAVEY            S.T.      PIlSET        GAWLER     28FEB95
                                                                               c\"cryMondayat9.30amat
                                                                                                                 Skillshare. Formoreinfor-       Denise on 838373. Tennis is       DAVIES           S.R       PIlSET        MHO        28FE895
                                                                               Flat I. Canberra Dri\"e.
                                                                                                                 mationcontactMargareton         he ld every Wednesday at          GROVE            M.J.      PILSMT        DARWIN     28FEB95
                                                                               Sallie Moulds can be con-
                                                                                                                 5277161. Leanne on 592          0930 on Ihe Icnnis court as       HAIG             J.D.      PIlSET        CERBERUS   2BFE895
  HMAS WARRAMUNGA VETERANS ASSOCIATION                                         tacted on 21 7482 for more
                                                                                                                 3264 or Debbie on 5927141       you enler the gat e al            KAMPERT          C.M       PIlSSN        CReSWELL   28FEB95
                                                                               information. A craft moming
                                                                                                                 Registratioo fonns are avail-                                     LEIS             B.D.      PIlSCO        STiRLING   28FEB95
                                             1942- 1959                        is held every Friday at
                                                                                                                 able from the FLOs.
                                                                                                                                                 Cerberus. Childrt'n are most
                                                                                                                                                                                   MATHER           C.R.      PIlSATV       ALBATROSS  2BFeB95
                                                                               9.30am at Flat 2. Canberra                                        we lcome and cost for th e
                             Fomrer crew life invitro to a reunion to                                                                                                              MCHUGH           P.J.      PILSMT        MANOORA    28FEB95
                                                                               Drive. Janet Buckley will be                                      morning is only 50\!. For
                                 be heldlll BA.lJJNA NSWon                                                          T e n a nt Co ns ultalivf'                                     MCINTOSH         G.G       PILSET        WARATAH   28FEB95
                                                                               lhenewco-ordinatorandshe                                          more information about                                       PILSBM
                                                                                                                 Group: Th e oeu meeting                                           MULLALY          G.O.                    CERBERUS  28FEB95
                                    MAY 26. 27 &'28, 1995.                     can be contacted on 23 1347.                                      Navy Wivcs Association call       NEWMAN           B.S.      PILSMUSN      CERBERUS  2BFEB95
                                                                                                                 will be on Monday. April 10.
1;lIIi ! !E1ii:a j,c: Functions to beheld Friday and S:tturday                                                                                   Shae on 839227 and Val on         NORMAN           S.W.      PILSMT        STIRLING  28FEB95
                                  nights in the RSL.                                      ***
                                                                                   C ONTACT GROUPS
                                                                                                                 at 10.30am. Child care is
                                                                                                                 avaitable. All welcome . For
                                                                                                                                                 793176 for child care for the     OXENBRIOGE       P.A.      PILSET        CANBERRA  28FE895
                                                                                W A: The next combined                                           functions.                        PARASKEVAS       C.C.      PIlSET        STIRLING  28FEB95
       Contact: Sam W1J}te (02) 5SS 2833,jim O'Donoghue                                                          mo~ infonnation, call Julie
                                                                               contact group meeting will        on 5923300.                                                       PARDOE           A.J       PIlSET        HARMAN    2BFEB95
         (02) 759 4893 or Laurie Probst (066) 866 090.                                                                                                                             PATON            C.J.      PILSATV       ALBATROSS 2BFEB95
                                                                                be on Wednesday, April ]2
                                                                                al the junior sailors' mess at      HMA S Dar ...in: Coffee         Thank you to all the           PJTCHFORK        O.G       PIlSMUSN      CERBERUS  28FEB95
                                                                               9.3Oam. All welcome.              mornings a~ Ileld every sec-    groups for your support over      PRECHT           A.K.      PILSET        KUTIABUL  28FEB95




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       l
                                                                                                                                                 tbe last year and 1 now look      REYNOLOS         J.A.      PILSET        BRISBANE  28FEB95
                      ANZAC SERVICE                                                Bookings for Mar illa         ond Tuesday at M arilla
                                                                                                                                                 forward to assisting you in       RICH             O.A.      PILSET        MHO       28FE895
                                                                               House can be made by con-         House the next meelingis
         Sf SJEPHEN'S CHURCH. WIllOUGHBY                                                                                                         spreading Ihe word on your        SEMAAN           C.S.      PILSET        WOLLONGONG28FEB95
                                                                               tacting Michelle Legge on         Tuesday. April 11. Contact
       211 Mowbray Road, Chatswood at lOam                                     5934842. Play groups are          Sharron on 5925892. Lindy       current activities to as many     SHAOFORTH        K.R.      PILSMT        WATERHEN  28fEB95
                                                                                                                                                                                   SHARP           A.D.       PIlSBM        PENGUIN   2BFEB95
    Special 5peaker .....iII be Bi5iwp Donald Robin50n                         held eve ry Tuesday and           on 5927474 or Melinda on        spouses and families as pos-
                                                                                                                                                                                   STEINHOUR       Y.         PIlSSN        KUTTABUL  28FEB95
     AD., fonner Arr:hbi5hop o/Sydney and WWll                                 Wednesday mornings. The~          5271022 for more informa-       sible. through Navy Ntws. I
                                                                                                                                                                                   TlJRNER          M.J.      PIlSET        KUTTABUL  2l1FEB95
                                                                               are still a few \'acancies in     tion 011 outings booked.        look forward 10 hearing from
      veteran. The urvice5 of the RAN Band will

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            gi~~~us ~m::
                                                                                                                                                                                   VEALE           J.A.       PIlSET
                                                                               ttle four-year-old prognm. A                                      aligroupsinttlenearfutu~,
       auo anent/. It is propo5ed to combine rhi5                                                                                                                                  WALSH           T.J.       PIlSET
                                                                               mother and baby group               HMA S Swan: Sunday            either at 16 St Mi c hael's       WEATHERSTONE M.J.          PILSET
       urvice with a commelTUJrarion 0/ VE ooy,                                meclSeve ry Monday from           lunch picnics will ~sumc at     Court, Cooloongup WA              WI LLETTS       S.R.       PILSBM        WESTRALIA      28fEB95
               which/all5 in early May.                                        9 .30am 10 1 J.30am at            Bell Pa rk . once the s hip     6 168 or call mc on (09)-521      WILSON          C.l.       PIlSET        STIRLING       28FEB95
                                                                               Marilla Hou ~ AcraftJ:roup        "'pruu.                         4373. · JULIE DA WS.              WOLTER          O.M.       PILSMT        MHO            2BFEB95
                                                                                                          and up against custom-

     ~B;a;;:J                                                                                             built Gumis. the Navy

   The Na\'v's firs t a nd             NAVY ~S                                                            cOlry provided comfoTl
                                                                                                          bUI nOlllie necessary



                                                svgfio~
 last effort   at
             the "G umi                                                                                   speed to win on the hOI
                                                                                                          36-degreeday, but still
 race" was und erta ken
 laSI    mon th      on      t he                                                                         came in a creditable third
 Mu rrum bidgee Rh"er al                                                                                  behind a ITi-service RAAF
                                                                                                          Base Wagga GumL skip-
 "~Fea~ame "Gumi",           pro-
 nounced GOOM-I. is a
 Pidgin word forrubbcr. as in
                                               Sf;                      NEWS                              pered by LSATWL Bill
                                                                                                          \Veilings. a Na"y slUdent
                                                                                                          on a CAMM data control
 BilongTaiaorinnertube
   Thc race. held o\era9km            Champions Teams Event,            the arduous coup-":.                  This year's race lias the
 course. has basically one            but all eyes were on the             As provision ofa Gumi           twentieth and final one. its
 rule,Ihal80percenlofa                Defence Force Challenge            was high priority. the tr:lin-    demisebroughtaboutbya
 crafl's flotation must be from       which. for the first time.         ing was reduced 10 nil and.       modern-day shortage of
 infialed inner lubeS.                allracted an elllry from the       usingabitoflicenceinter-          inner tubes. so it was
   The object orlhe exercise        . Navy. IOgether with RAAF           pretingthebasicrule.acraft        deemed appropriatethallhe
is 10 sail. paddlc or pedal the       and Army crews from both           looking remarkably like a         large local navaJ presence be
craft \0 the finish. avoiding         RAAF Base Wagga and               six-man life raft was entered      represented
where possible the natural            Kapooka.                             CreWI'd by members of              Following the transfer of
hazards of rocks and floating           The decision to enler a         the Intermediate Safety           Aviation Technician training
logs and unnatuml bazards            Navy team was made only a          Equipment course. the craft.      to RAAF Base Wagga.
sucb as water bombs. nour            week before the event. so it       bedecked with a locally           together with Surviva:
bombs and last night'S left          was a mce against lime 10          manufactured canvas White         Equipment and Dental
over supper.                         complete the construClionof        Ensign. drew a lot ofatten-       Assistant training, there are    The first and las/ Navy Gumi crt .., on the Mu"umbidgu. (uji to righ/)
   The six-race program              the craft and carry out the        tionallhepre-stanarea.            presentlyaboull80staffand        Semm ens, ABBM Gary Hawkins; n nlrt; AB8M Ga"in Paynt, LSBM Brendan Riske; f ronlo'
includcd the World Open              training no:cessary losurvil'e        Lacking local knowledge        lraineeSaIWa2J(.a.                 '-SBM Scal/ Goldsmi/h, /-SBM S/t~'tn /look er. Pic/un courttsy a/ Tht f)o.ily Advt rtiser.




 Harl1lan sailing
 is alive and well
    rwo;!:n
          -;u:J                     Wi~\~h~~~~~:~~~~II~~ quYt~e :~:;AA~~a~~it:~
   HMAS Harmall is                  (Navy Office) and ABMTH            compete with Stuart and
alive and well. w ith               Stuart Shimeld (ADFA) are          Judilh winning the Tasar
man y Nava l p erso nn e l          still the ones 10 beal, but the    division. CMDR Henry
in vo lve d w ilh , 'arious         overall Slandard is rising         Finnis and his Navy Office
as~~~1s ~~~:i_I!~g. season          ::I~h:ht~;:~ers getting closer ~ir:; :~~c~~:a~~e~ifr~~I~
opened with the handover of            The Tasar nationals in          Richardson's yacht Gelig-

::eL~~n!~~iC;~~~a~~:~~ ie~nc.;e;rv~~~ ::~S~7:,~ ~~~h Jhhe~~ ;~~~n~e~a~:P~~
~~~df~~d~ti~:Sti~i~~tebn~S~ ~~~:;I~~~~~~~~nK:nc~:~~ !:~:~~p~E\~~~Ir!~I~:~~
tn be of great assistance      10   itabJesecond . Manin Linsley       division.

eV~::"::lgOing           Saili ng   i~~di;~:hKen Smi th com- 19~~_c;5ur:a~h~hb;g g:~~:!
Officer. LCDR Bob Jude. is            SlUan and Judith recently        jubilee Sydney 10 Hobart
now 320km doser 10 Ihe              won the AD! v Navy Regatta         race. This event saw RADM
sailing scene in his new job        on Sydney Harbour.                 Chris Oxenbold step off his
al Maritime Headquarters.             ACT sailors also compete         one-man Laser dinghy and
   The Tasar neet continues         wilh the Trailer Sailer neel.      onlO ASlerixs for the race.
10 sail on Saturdays with the       with LCDR Chris Sinclair              The YMCA Sailing Club
YMCA Club and also com-             having a good time sailing         nf the ACT organised spon-
 ";;;' " ' 'W:: 'h;;; " ;';; ~ , y;:;; lin=;;; ";;; ;;
~ ' :;;;;:;;;: ili;: " ;;;;::' ;;O ,;;;;; ,g;;; g F;;; bil;'·'
                                                   "             1 ::h!~:~~v~~c:nt~~ ~t~:
                                                                        provide a crew fur the vari-
                                                                        ous aspectS of the project
                                                                           RADM Hammond gave
                                                                        his approval. and Mr Warren
                                                                        (Wazza) Hellwig. the
                                                                        Hannan sail training manag-
                                                                        er, was delegated the task of
                                                                        organising the projcct.
                                                                           Manyphonecallsanda
                                                                        great deal of assistance saw
                                                                        POATA Andy Beldom and
                                                                        LSATA Shane Crow from
                                                                        HMAS Albatross. LEUT [an
                                                                        Kelly, LEUT Marcus BOllm.
                                                                        lohn Clarke and Warren
              PLAYERS                                                   Hellwig proceed to the
                                                                        Southport Yacht Club 10 pick

              WANTED                                                    up Ihe yacht COMTECH
                                                                        PacificSl<lr (renamed from
                                                                        Mary Mufftn for sponsorship
        Seniors, Reserves                                               requirements) and sail her 10
                                                                        Sydney.
         and Under 19s.                                                   There LCDR Bob Jude.
                                                                       LSATA Adam Crowe. Keir
                                                                       Malpas and the restoflhe
                                                                      crew joined for the Asia                                                                         MOIIelll Ctitb gu
    BAlMAIN is coached this year                                       Pacific series and Ihe big
                                                                                                                                                                       21'eQjl1e
                                                                                                                                                                       PllkHoll!tVu,
                                                                                                                                                                                                $22     $30       $135    S2G.\

  by John Reed. He has many year's                                     race.
                                                                         The ACT Defence Forces
                                                                                                                                                                       .AMu2Peop1e              $19     $27       $11)2   $150
                                                                                                                                                                                          RING F OR
  experience as a player and a coach                                  Team Racing Championship                                                                                   DETAILED B R OCH U RE I TARIFFS
                                                                      will be held over the week-
     at both senior and AFl level.                                    end of March 25-26                                               Sll\iCl Pen;~1      tmlil ll$
                                                                          A combined TL4 (Yacht-                                                .$26(l.       .$450
                                                                      ing) InshoreSkipperComp-                                                   S300          S500
  OUR end of year trip is to EUROPE.                                  elenl Crew course will begin                                              .$225..   . ..$275
                                                                                                                                                $165        ' 5115
    We play the Poms, Canadians,                                      in early April. A second TL4
                                                                      course is planned mid-June.
   Yanks and a team from Holland.                                     The next TLI introductory
                                                                                                                                                  S60
                                                                                                                                                .S4D.
                                                                                                                                                               $75
                                                                                                                                                             .$50
                                                                                                                                                                                            OVilla    0 Cottage      0 Van 0 Tent S~e
  This year we play at Copenhagen.                                    course will be held in early
                                                                      Oclober(after the ice meJts).
                                                                                                                                                .$100        .$260
                                                                                                                                                                       =d              Ir                             10 _ _ _ __

                                                                                                                                 RING FOR                              choice
                                                                          There are places still
                                                                                                               DETAILED BROCHURE I TARIFFS
                                                                      available on Ihese courses so
                                                                                                                 Illn lind Shelill McLaughlin (Ex CPOWTR)
          DRUMMOYNE OVAL                                              if you are posted 10 Canberra                           "Forster Garde ns "
         Contact: Neil Briscoe                                        during that perind please                          PO BOlf 2D, ForsterNSW 2428
                                                                      contact Warren Hellwig Sail                       TELEPHONE: (065) 54 6027
               (02) 811687                                            Training Manager. on (06)
                                                                      2664835. fax (06) 2664879.

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                                                                                                                                                  Easy rugby win
                                                                                                                                                  for Kuttabul No1
                                                                                                                                                T he O ld Wind so r                Meanwhile, at Granville       downed Westpac Bank 33-0
                                                                                                                                               Cup Rugby Sevens fin al         Park in western Sydney.           to move to the m3jorlinals
                                                                                                                                               was a '; ho me town             Navy teams from RAN               oftllctournament.
                                                                                                                                                                               Rugby Union and HMA                  III the Shield semi-finals
                                                                                                                                               derb y" this year with
                                                                                                                                                                               Shi,lsPerlh. Ml'lhourul' and                           ..
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Kwwb/lland Feder l Police
                                                                                                                                               HAlAS KU /tah ui team 1         KUllabulcofl1cstoo the Hahn       Can he/T3. were lied lO-aU at
                                                                                                                                                                               Ice Services Rugby lOs with       full-time but Police ratl out
                                                                                                                                                                               greal spiril but poor luck.       winners 15-10 after e~ l ra
                                                                                                                                                Only 10 teams challenged          Penh wen ! down 10             time.
                                                                                                                                              for too cup this year. mainly    FedcrJl Poliee Sydney 59·0           The rmalsforthe Plate saw
                                                                                                                                              becausethc majority of the       bcfore picking up a game          Palh lose to Military En-
                                                                                                                                              Fleet w;\.Sat sea for tile FCP   agairlSl the Department of        gill<:crs40-0:mdMasooIPoIicc
                                                                                                                                                                               Corrcc livc Services Oil for·     oowned Mdbollrlle 36-0.
                                                                                                                                                 The IIMAS IVII/SQII Plate     feil                                 After a tight match. again
                                                                                                                                              final was comesloo between          Mefhmml(bcatL.andllcad·        lied al full-time, RANRU
                                                                                                                                              W(lISQn.mdllarm(JII with lhe     quarters 5·3 but went down        was defeated by Waverley
                                                                                                                                              laneremerging victors 22-5.      loNewlownPolicc24·10.             Police 1Q.5 in extrn time.
                                                                                                                                                 A learn sprint competilion                                         RAAF         be3t
                                                                                                                                              was held during too morning                                        Commander·.~ X. Customs
                                                                                                                                              with Northern Establish-




  Southerners snare
  Sovereign series
    A Cerberus-based crew has chalked up a handi-                  ditions,(wertakingfoura.mpetitorsinl!"CJ[citingnight"ssailing.
  ca p win in th is year 's stor m-tossed Melbourn ~ ~                The con ditions prevailed un til the Derwent Rive r was
  I!0bart yacht race••                                             emercd on tile lIiinleveningoflhe race.
                                                                      In ac losc tackini'dual up the n'rt'rScarboroughedged out
     The success followed-a resounding win in the performance
  handicapdivisiOlloftheleadup-theMcibourne-Bumierace.
     As a result of the Melbourne· Hobart win and the pedor~
                                                                   ~~:o;~a~~~ ~~~~;e:~~ ov~_ the             line and take handicap

                                                                      During lhe iie3.501l the yacht hasbcell uiied as a test bed for
                                                                                                                                              Mixed success for triathletes
  mances in the Cock of the Bay (Port Phillip) and King of the                                                                                 RAAF Ba s e William-               Navy had a numb e r of           In the ve terans' section
                                                                   improved safety equipment and procedu~s. iIJCluding a COln-
  Derwent races Scarborough also took 001 the 1994 Sovereign       billed life jaeket/safely harness. This equipment has now been            lown has hO  Sled se ries         contestant s from s hips and     LC DR Chris Da ndo f ro m
  Seriesooaoount·back.                                             issued to all RA NS1Jl sailtr.liningyachts.                               three of the Australian           est ablishmcll \s.               MHQ came th ird and he is
    The 480nm Melbourne- Hoban even~ was a fast and e~(:it·                                                                                                                       Navy won themen's undcr-      currently lead ing in overall
                                                                      The winning crew il1(:luded RADM Peter Bri ggs (skipper),              Serv ices    Tri ath lon
  ing race and a new e~perieIJCe for most of the c~w.              LCDR Mike McGrave ([USN) navigalor). LS Dale lan ker                                                        25 section (AS Seon Ford -       placings for his age group.
                                                                                                                                             Associat ion.
    The trip down the rugged west coast was short. wet and         (sailing master!walchkecper). LEUT JefT Nankervis (watch                                                    IfMAS Ncwcasflej and fin-           PO Ken Steinman, who is
                                                                                                                                               T he event co n s is ted of
  rough.3.5awesterlygaleandimp~ssiveiieasSweptlhence1.             leader), PO Trevor Stecum. LS Danny Gram. LS Mark Penny.                                                    ished third in thewomen's        all ached to RAAF Base
                                                                                                                                             lkm swim. 30k m bike ride
    The ll -ycar-old.heavily-buihSrorbon)llghrevdledin thecoo ·    AB Daryl Thompson.                                                                                          under-25 ( SM Vanessa            Wagga. is leading tlte se ries
                                                                                                                                             andlOkmrull.
                                                                                                                                                                               Trinder - flMASlVatson ).        but is under threat from
                                                                                                                                                                                                                RAAF triathlct e LAC SCOIl
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Wevers.


 "MAS WORT                                                                                                                                                                                                         The resul ts have set upa
                                                                                                                                                                                                                showdow ll for lhe Tuff
                                                                                                                                                                                                                lrialhl on.t/le final rnce in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                series. at Ku-ring-gai Chase
                                                                                                                                                                                                                National Part today.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 A barbecue sponsored by
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Salamander Shores Hotel.
                                                                                                                                                                                                               providcd a good end to the
                                                                                                                                                                                                               tby·~cornpciition.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                 It was great to see so
                                                                                                                                                                                                               many Navy represematives
                                                                                                                                                                                                               .mdsupporters in this grow-
                                                                                                                                                                                                               mgspon.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Any person intercSlcd in
                                                                                                                                                                                                               lakmg upthc challenge of
                                                                                                                                                                                                               lrialhlon~ can conlaCl lheir
                                                                                                                                                                                                               local PT or POPT Ma~
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Wal~er at 1I~1;tS PtI(t:III11 00
                                                                                                                                                                                                               9600366/367. Sto r y alld
                                                                                                                                                                                                               phot o by        P O I' II Rill
                                                                                                                                                                                                               McLl ridc.


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