Navy farewells HMAS Darwin after 33 years of service

The Royal Australian Navy has decommissioned the Adelaide Class frigate, HMAS Darwin, at her homeport of Garden Island, Sydney, after more than three decades of service to the nation.

In a ceremony full of tradition, Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, paid tribute to the service of the ship’s company past and present.

“HMAS Darwin has laid down a proud history over her 33 years,” Vice Admiral Barrett said.