Calling on the Descendants of Those
Men Who Served on Board the SS Mendi
The South African Department of
Defence and Military Veterans would
like to make contact with any family
members of those who were on the SS
Mendi. The intention is to mint a
special medal in the menís honour
for the centenary ceremony in 2017.
Descendants are requested to contact
the South African Department of
Defence and Military Veterans...
Ex Good Hope VI: Week 2 Force
Integration Training at sea
Vessels participating in Ex Good
Hope VI departed from Simonís Town
on Monday 09 March 2015 and made
their way toward the Victoria &
Alfred Waterfront in Cape Town.
Various exercises were conducted en
route to integrate all participating
FNS FLOREAL Hosts a Cocktail
FNS FLOREAL hosted a
cocktail function on 11 March 2015
whilst alongside in the Victoria and
Alfred Waterfront in Cape Town...
Transformation Display at SA Naval
Flag Officer Fleet,
Rear Admiral B.K. Mhlana officially
opened the Transformation display at
the South African Naval Museum on
Wednesday, 11 March 2015. The
transformation display focuses on
important landmark events that saw
the transformation of the SA Navy...
Ex Good Hope VI: Week 1 Alongside
An organised programme was executed
in order to meet the set objectives
of the first week of the Exercise
Good Hope VI between the German Navy
and the SA Navy...
Indian Navy Expert Workgroup Meet
with SA Navy
workgroup from the Indian Navy
visited the South African Navy from
4-6 March 2015...
A Call of Good Will
Chief of the South African Navy,
Vice Admiral M.S. Hlongwane met with
the Chief of the German Navy, Vice
Admiral A.K.E. Krause...
Establishing Good Relations with the
berthed at the Victoria & Alfred
Waterfront on Friday, 06 March 2015,
for an informal visit...
Warrant Officer Greg Faure Ė an
inspiration to all of us
of the most inspiring stories within
the SA Navy has happened without
many people being aware of it. Many
Navy members working in Simonís Town
have seen Warrant Officer Greg Faure
travel (by wheelchair) from his
house in West Yard to SAS SIMONSBERG
submarine school. Many would wave at
him and be greeted by a friendly
smile. Some of us would even see his
loving wife, Penny, either see him
off in the morning or meet him when
he returns in the afternoon...
Change of Command Parade of Flag
have the prestigious honour of
handing over command as Flag Officer
Commanding Naval Base Simonís Town
to R Adm (JG) J.T. Dlamini..."
Three German Navy ships arrive for
Exercise Good Hope VI
Good VI commenced on Monday, 02
March 2015 with the arrival of three
German vessels; FSG HESSEN, FSG
BRADENBURG and FSG KARLSRUHE...
Maritime Reaction Squadron change of
R Adm (JG)
Joseph Tshokolo Dlamini, officially
handed over command to Capt Shadrack
Moleko Louw, on Monday, 23 February