Published on August 16, 2019 by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), LSIS Kieran Dempsey (photographer). The bonds between HMAS Melbourne (III) and her namesake city were reaffirmed today with the ship’s company exercising their Freedom of Entry for the final time before the ship decommissions later this year. HMAS Melbourne (III) HMAS Melbourne (FFG 05) is an Adelaide class guided-missile frigate of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). Melbourne has been deployed to the Persian Gulf on several occasions, and served as part of the INTERFET peacekeeping taskforce … Melbourne has been deployed to the Persian Gulf on several occasions, and served as part of the INTERFET peacekeeping taskforce in 2000. HMAS Melbourne (FFG 05), an Adelaide-class guided missile frigate launched in 1989 The ship is a long-range escort capable of area air defence, surface and undersea warfare, surveillance, reconnaissance and interdiction. The ship was a long-range escort prioritised for area air defence and fully capable of surface and undersea warfare, surveillance, reconnaissance and interdiction. Originally ordered as HMAS Torrens, the ship was renamed during construction, and entered service in 1992. HMAS Melbourne is an Adelaide-class guided-missile frigate of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). The last two, HMA Ships Melbourne (III) and Newcastle, were constructed in Australia with all modifications incorporated. 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Royal Australian Navy sailor Leading Seaman Marine Technician Adam Hope, left, gives family and friends of crew members a guided tour of the machinery spaces of HMAS Melbourne during a families cruise from Gladstone to Sydney. Topic: HMAS Melbourne (F05) HMAS Melbourne decommissions, era of the FFG ends. The guided missile frigate, HMAS Melbourne, and her 180-strong ship’s company arrived in the City of Hobart for one of her final port visits before she is decommissioned later this year. HMAS Melbourne arrived in Melbourne today ahead of a four-day port visit to say goodbye to the city where she was built. Guided missile frigate HMAS Melbourne and her 180-strong ship’s company have visited the Tasmanian port city of Devonport for one of the Australian warship’s final port visits before she is decommissioned later this year. (U.S. Navy/AW2 James Clemens) The upgrade features an 8-cell Mark 41 Vertical Launch System (VLS) for 32 Evolved Sea Sparrow Missiles (ESSM), upgrades to fire control and air warning radars, and replacement of the hull-mounted sonar and diesel generators. HMAS Melbourne flies her decommissioning pennant as she sails into Sydney Harbour for the final time after 27 years of service to the Royal Australian Navy. This site is dedicated to all the Royal Australian Navy personnel who served in HMAS Canberra FFG-02 since the Ship's Commissioning in Seattle, Washington, USA on the 21st of March 1981 until its Decommissioning at Fleet Base West, Rockingham Western Australia on the 12th of November 2005. “There are thousands of people who have called this ship home over the past 27 years and most of our people don’t know a time in the Navy without HMAS Melbourne and the FFGs in the Fleet,” Commander Buttler said. A video of the decommissioning ceremony can be viewed on the Navy Facebook Page. Royal Australian Navy Communication and Information Systems sailors, L-R, Chief Petty Officer Adrian Trevis; Able Seaman Matilda Traill; and Able Seaman Lance Pompey display HMAS Melbourne's Australian White Ensign for the final time, during the ship's decommissioning ceremony at Fleet Base East, Sydney. According to news released on December 27, 2019, to the Australian Newspaper website "The Australian", the Australian government will sell two second-hand Adelaide-class guided missile frigates (FFG) to Chile including the HMAS Melbourne and HMAS Newcastle that were commissioned in … Published on September 28, 2019 by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), LSIS Tom Gibson (photographer), LSIS Kieran Dempsey (photographer), LCPL Brodie Cross (photographer), LACW Jacqueline Forrester (photographer). She was built in the United States of America and commissioned into the RAN in 1980. Published on August 01, 2019 by Ms Natalie Staples (author), POIS Helen Frank (photographer), ABIS Jarrod Mulvihill (photographer). HMAS Melbourne (III) FFG05. HMAS Melbourne, ordered under the 1980 defense budget, saw her keel laid down by shipbuilder Australian Marine Engineering Consolidated on July 12th, 1985. The vessel was launched to sea for trials on May 5th, 1989 and formally commissioned for service on February 15th, 1992. Published on October 26, 2019 by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), LAC John Solomon (photographer), LCPL Brodie Cross (photographer), LACW Jacqueline Forrester (photographer), PTE Rodrigo Villablanca (photographer), SIG Robert Whitmore (photographer). English: HMAS Melbourne (FFG 05) is an Adelaide class guided missile frigate of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). Published on July 12, 2019 by LEUT Ben Robson (author), ABAVN Susan Mossop (photographer), ABIS Leo Baumgartner (photographer), ABIS Shane Cameron (photographer), US Navy Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Timothy M Black (photographer). HMAS Adelaide (FFG 01) was the lead ship of the Adelaide class of guided missile frigates built for the Royal Australian Navy, based on the United States Navy's Oliver Hazard Perry class frigates. Beyond that, the upgrades break … The last ship of the class to be constructed, Newcastle entered service with the Royal Australian Navy in 1993. Published on September 13, 2019 by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer), LSIS Kieran Dempsey (photographer). Originally ordered as HMAS Torrens, the ship was renamed during construction, and entered service in 1992. HMAS Melbourne (III) was one of six Adelaide Class Guided Missile Frigates (FFG) in service with the Royal Australian Navy. On 27 December 2019, it was announced that Melbourne and Newcastle had been sold to Chile. HMAS Newcastle (FFG 06), named for the city of Newcastle, New South Wales, the largest provincial city in Australia, is an Adelaide-class guided-missile frigate. HMAS Melbourne (III) has returned to her home port of Sydney this week, marking the end of her final voyage - her decommissioning pennant and battle ensign flying one last time. HMAS Melbourne (FFG 05). Media in category "HMAS Melbourne (FFG 05)" The following 34 files are in this category, out of 34 total. The 138 metre long Adelaide class guided missile frigate (FFG) - the last remaining of six built for Navy - was decommissioned at her home port at Fleet Base East, Garden Island in Sydney. A flotilla of tall ships and a Royal Australian Navy guided missile frigate welcomed Chilean Navy tall ship Buque Escuela Esmeralda to Sydney today. Published on 26 October 2019 LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), LAC John Solomon (photographer), LCPL Brodie Cross (photographer), LACW Jacqueline Forrester (photographer), PTE Rodrigo Villablanca (photographer), SIG Robert Whitmore (photographer), Topic(s): HMAS Melbourne (F05), Decommissioning. The 138 metre long Adelaide class guided missile frigate (FFG) - the last remaining of six built for Navy - was decommissioned at her home port at … HMAS Melbourne is one of the Royal Australian Navy's three remaining Guided Missile Frigates (FFG). On 26 October 2019, Melbourne was decommissioned from the RAN, subsequently being transferred to Chile. HMAS Melbourne's ship's company stand at attention as … An impressive show of force as the TALISMAN SABRE 2019 fleet moves into position off the North Queensland coast. Powered by Newscoop. Since commissioning in 1992, Melbourne had steamed more than 900,000 nautical miles, deployed on operations to the Middle East eight times and earning battle honours for service in East Timor, the Persian Gulf and Middle East. The ship entered service in 1992. HMAS Melbourne (FFG 05) was laid down in July 1985, launched in May 1989 and commissioned in February 1992. The Royal Australian Navy has celebrated the completion of 27 years of service by HMAS Melbourne, the last of her class. Sydney June 2019 Royal Australian Navy sailor Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Tyron Ahmat throws the first line across to the wharf as HMAS Melbourne berths in Hobart as part of their decommissioning trip around Australia. HMAS Melbourne decommissions, era of the FFG ends, Adelaide class guided missile frigate (FFG), HMAS Melbourne completes her final voyage, HMAS Melbourne exercises Freedom of Entry one last time, HMAS Melbourne arrives in namesake city for the final time, Patrol Boat crew commemorates HMAS Armidale (I) sinking ahead of investiture, Chief of Navy Safety and Environment Awards, Sharing culture key to building Navy’s community, Parramatta hosts interactive NAIDOC celebrations, Adelaide crew commemorates Remembrance Day at sea, Harnessing future thinking for future workforce. Topic: Decommissioning HMAS Melbourne decommissions, era of the FFG ends. That evening, Voyager was to assume “plane guard” position, ready to … HMAS Melbourne (III)’s final cruise has also served as a fitting final voyage for the ashes of Captain John Philip Stevenson. HMAS Melbourne (III) FFG05 is an Adelaide Class Guided Missile Frigate (FFG) in service with the Royal Australian Navy. In her busy career, she has conducted multiple deployments to the Persian Gulf and Middle East region, as well as to Timor Leste. HMAS Sydney (IV)'s first Commanding Officer, Commander Paul Kable, RAN. Three ships of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) have been named HMAS Melbourne, after Melbourne, the capital city of Victoria.. HMAS Melbourne (1912), a Town-class light cruiser launched in 1912 HMAS Melbourne (R21), a Majestic-class light aircraft carrier acquired by the RAN in 1947. The flight deck crew of HMAS Melbourne (FFG 05) gather for a photo before last take-off of the day by an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter from HSC-25. Melbourne has been deployed to the Persian Gulf on several occasions, and served as part of the INTERFET peacekeeping taskforce in 2000. HMAS Melbourne's ship's company stand at attention as Commanding Officer, Commander Marcus Buttler, RAN, carries the ship's Australian White Ensign during the ship's decommissioning ceremony at Fleet Base East, Sydney. The crew of HMAS Melbourne conduct a Freedom of Entry march into the City of Melbourne. Powered by Newscoop. [28] On 15 April 2020 the ships were handed over to the Chilean Navy and renamed "Capitan Prat" FFG-11 (ex HMAS Newcastle), and "Almirante Latorre" FFG-14 (ex HMAS Melbourne) [29] [30]
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