Latest Tingira Recruit

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Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs AO CSC RAN, could not contain his delight to be “pinned’ by Tingira President, Greg Read SC, at HMAS Cerberus recently when he was presented with Honorary Associate membership of the Tingira Australia … Continued

First new generation Tingira Boy on target!

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Recruit Bosun’s Mate P.E Marks, is the inaugural winner of the ‘Tingira Top Shot Award’ from the new Yarra division at HMAS Cerberus Recruit School. This new awarded has been established with liaison between Recruit School Commanding Officer, Commander Aaron … Continued

Voice Pipe Issue 7

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Congratulation to Greg Read our new President and the Tingira members who were elected and have stepped across the ‘Tingira gangway’ to keep us afloat at our first AGM. First gig … International Fleet Review! Wow another big celebration and … Continued

New President Takes the Helm

posted in: 2012, Press Release | 0

The first Tingira Australia Association Annual General Meeting (AGM) was conducted last month with former Junior Recruit Greg Read from the 12th intake of HMAS Leeuwin JRTS, elected unopposed as the new President for 2012-13. Tingira Patron, Vice Admiral Russ … Continued

Voice Pipe Issue 6

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So here we are two years later and the Tingira Australia Association is up and away. Our numbers are not large as yet, drawing from a base of over 10,000 JR’s that passed through the Leeuwin gates between 1960 and … Continued

Voice Pipe Issue 5

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8am 25 April 1912, for the first time HMAS Tingira raises the Royal Australian Navy White Ensign anchored at Rose Bay, Sydney; roll forward 100 years to the day, 8am 25 April 2012, Castlereagh Street, Sydney and 50 HMAS Leeuwin … Continued

Scuttlebutt Issue 4

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Tingira Centenary, Boys Set To March Welcome members to the first ‘Scuttlebutt’ for 2012. In a few weeks time ‘Tingira’ will celebrate 100 years to the day at 8am on April 25th when she became the first Royal Australian Navy … Continued

Voice Pipe Issue 4

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A wise old ship mate once told me “your a long time dead in this world son”, how I grab onto those words daily as I grow old, but how good is that I am growing old! Enjoy the moments, … Continued

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