HMAS Canberra

This site is dedicated to all Royal Australian Navy and Australian Defence Force personnel who have served in HMAS CANBERRA.


HMAS CANBERRA (1) D 33 from the 9th of July 1928 until she was sunk in action off Savo Island on the 9th of August 1942.


HMAS CANBERRA (2) FFG-02 from the 21st of March 1981 until Decomissioning on the 12th of November 2005.


HMAS Canberra (3) LHD-02 from Commissioning on the 23rd of November 2014.



2002 Deployment Image Gallery


The Operational Deployment to the Persian Gulf in 2002 produced many great images of the Operational life of the ship and more importantly images of the fine Sailors that served in the ship, it also has images of families and important ceremonials occasions the ship was involved in during the deployment.

2002 Home Page


Placeholder ImageAnzac Day - 2002

Anzac Day 2002 Ceremony held at Sea in HMAS Canberra, images of the crew marking this important national event...More

CPOMT John Scarfe




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The Crew at Sea - 2002

Images of HMAS Canberra Ships Company at work and relaxing whilst at Sea during the 2002 deployment...More




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The Crew Ashore - 2002

Images of the Crew ashore in various locations during the 2002 deployment including Kuwait and Thialand...More





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Operations - 2002

HMAS Canberra operational images whilst deployed in the Persian Gulf...More




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Boarding Party's

Boarding Party Images of the Boardings during Operation Sutton and Slipper...More




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Replenishment at Sea

Replenishment at Sea images of the Ships Company Refueling and Storing the Ship with various coalition Supply Ships...More

CPOB Simon Brown



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Images of the sport played by HMAS Canberra Ships Company during the deploment...More




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Arriving Home at FBW

Images of the Crew arriving home to Family and friends at Fleet Base West on completion of the 2002 Operational Deployment to the Persian Gulf...More





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