Royal Australian Navy (march)

Royal Australian Navy is the official march of the Royal Australian Navy. It replaces the previous march Heart of Oak.

The march, Royal Australian Navy, was composed to celebrate that momentous occasion in Australia's history when the Australian Fleet first entered Sydney Harbour on 10 October 1913. Royal Australian Navy is now the official march of Australia's Navy, and was composed by the Australian band leader, Alex Lithgow.[1]


  1. ^ "Royal Australian Navy Band Official YouTube page". Royal Australian Navy Band Official YouTube page. Retrieved 23 April 2018.
Chief of Navy (Malaysia)

The Chief of Navy (Malay: Panglima Tentera Laut) is the most senior appointment in the Royal Malaysian Navy and has been held by a four-star officer in the rank of Admiral since 2002. The Chief of Navy is a member of the Malaysian Armed Forces Council and directly reports to the Chief of Defence Forces.

The current Chief of Navy is Laksamana Tan Sri Ahmad Kamarulzaman Hj Ahmad Badaruddin who succeeded Laksamana Tan Sri Abdul Aziz Hj Jaafar on 18 November 2015.

List of Freedom of the City recipients (military)

The Freedom of the City, in military terms, is an honour conferred by a city council upon a military unit, which grants that unit the privilege of marching into the city "with drums beating, colours flying, and bayonets fixed". The honour is usually bestowed upon local regiments, in recognition of their dedicated service, and it is common for military units to periodically exercise their freedom by arranging a parade through the city.

List of ship launches in 2004

The list of ship launches in 2004 includes a chronological list of ships launched in 2004. In cases where no official launching ceremony was held, the date built or completed may be used instead.

List of ships and submarines built in Barrow-in-Furness

Below is a detailed list of the ships and submarines built in Barrow-in-Furness, England by the Barrow Shipbuilding Company, Vickers-Armstrongs, Vickers Shipbuilding and Engineering, BAE Systems Marine, BAE Systems Submarine Solutions or any other descendant companies. Whilst it is extensive it is incomplete as there are some commercial vessels missing from the list.

373 merchant ships, 312 submarines and 148 naval surface ships have been built in Barrow (for navies and companies based in the likes of Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, India, Japan, Netherlands, Russia, United Kingdom, United States).All but three nuclear submarines of the Royal Navy were built in Barrow, including the latest class of fleet submarines currently under construction by BAE Systems Submarine Solutions, utilising the massive Devonshire Dock Hall.

Some of the most notable vessels to be built in Barrow include the current Royal Navy flagship HMS Albion and the former flagships, HMS Bulwark and HMS Invincible. Abdül Hamid (the first submarine in the world to fire a live torpedo underwater), HMS Upholder (the most successful Royal Navy submarine of World War II) and the 103,000-ton oil tanker British Admiral (once the world's largest ship) were also built in Barrow, as were a number of ocean liners for Cunard Line, Inman Line, Orient Line and P&O.

Royal Australian Naval Reserve

The Royal Australian Naval Reserve (RANR) is the volunteer reserve force of the Royal Australian Navy in Australia.

The current Royal Australian Naval Reserve was formed in June 1973 by merging the former RANR (Seagoing) and the Royal Australian Naval Volunteer Reserve.

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