L’Astrolabe Completes Last Seasonal Antarctic Resupply

March 19, 2021 (Google Translation) – The polar patrol vessel L’Astrolabe has been carrying out a logistics support mission in Antarctica (MSLA) since October 2020. Five rotations between Hobart, in Tasmania and the French scientific station of Dumont d’Urville (DDU), in Terre Adélie are planned every year to supply the station and carry out personnel changes. This season a 6th…

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MCM Training off Tasmania Concludes

March 16, 2021 – Two mine hunters marked the end of this year’s Fleet Certification Period with a mine location and recovery mission off the coast of Tasmania on March 15. Ending the annual maritime exercise, which involves varying RAN ships, were the crews of HMA Ships Gascoyne and Diamantina, testing their mine-hunting abilities and drills in challenging conditions. Gascoyne’s…

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HMAS Sheean Tours Tasmania

February 26, 2021 – Royal Australian Navy submarine HMAS Sheean will visit Beauty Point in northern Tasmania later this week, the first in a series of port visits to the state. Navy Commander of Submarines, Captain Doug Theobald CSC RAN, said the Collins Class submarine would visit four Tasmanian ports in coming months, including Hobart, Burnie and Devonport. “This is…

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