New navy uniform keeps sailors cooler at work and safer at sea

New navy uniform keeps sailors cooler at work and safer at sea

It may not look that different but the Royal Australian Navy’s new uniform could make a great difference in a fire and is cooler to help with heat fatigue.

  • byTim Barlass

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Blamed for her sexual assault,a former navy sailor speaks out

Blamed for her sexual assault,a former navy sailor speaks out

“Some people told me that my career was ruined because I couldn’t ‘shut my legs’,” a woman has told the Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide.

  • byCloe Read
Navy’s newest officers will one day serve on nuclear-powered submarines

Navy’s newest officers will one day serve on nuclear-powered submarines

“Our navy is more capable,more professional and more lethal than it has ever been,” Thursday’s graduates were told.

  • byTim Barlass
Thomas Welsby Clark ‘the unknown sailor’

Thomas Welsby Clark ‘the unknown sailor’

In the immediate search for HMAS Sydney only a single empty life raft and an inflated RAN lifejacket were found.

  • byCommander Greg Swinden
Unknown sailor from HMAS Sydney was engaged to be married,family says

Unknown sailor from HMAS Sydney was engaged to be married,family says

The crew member has been identified as Able Seaman Thomas Welsby Clark from New Farm in Brisbane.

  • byTim Barlass
Greatest maritime mystery about to be solved after 80 years
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Greatest maritime mystery about to be solved after 80 years

A positive DNA match has been made for the unknown sailor,the only body recovered when HMAS Sydney sank off the West Australian coast during World War II.

  • byTim Barlass
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Arctic dives,sinking ships and enemy collisions:The last surviving WWII sub commander

Arctic dives,sinking ships and enemy collisions:The last surviving WWII sub commander

Michael Hickie,who lives in Narrabeen,has had an extraordinary life,risking his life during World War II and taking a submarine beneath the icy depths of the North Pole.

  • byTim Barlass
Post-lockdown shopping tales reveal too much
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Post-lockdown shopping tales reveal too much

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Australian Navy helicopter crashes in Philippine Sea

Australian Navy helicopter crashes in Philippine Sea

Three Navy personnel suffered minor injuries after ditching the aircraft during a routine flight on Wednesday night.

  • byAnthony Galloway
Wong backs subs decision but commends WA for the fight

Wong backs subs decision but commends WA for the fight

Penny Wong said it was the right move for her WA counterparts to fight for the submarine work,but she wanted it to stay in South Australia.

  • byHamish Hastie
From the Archives,1986:Ian Cohen,nuclear protester,takes a bow

From the Archives,1986:Ian Cohen,nuclear protester,takes a bow

As the USS Oldendorf cruised into Sydney Harbour,anti-nuclear protester Ian Cohen hitched a ride on the bow of the warship.

  • byMichael Laurence