MEGA GALLERY: Naval ships converge on Jervis Bay

THE assembly of visiting warships ahead of theInternational Fleet Review got under way on Sunday at Jervis Bay, with 11warships lying at anchor off the naval training base, HMAS Creswell.
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As well as preparing for the IFR in Sydney, the ships andtheir crews have been taking part in a Maritime Security Field TrainingExercise, which is being staged both inside Jervis Bay and in the EastAustralian Exercise Area.

Ships from Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand,Brunei, China and India were among those participating in training exercises,along with HMAS Parramatta and helicopters from HMAS Albatross.

More ships are due to arrive in the bay and more than 20are expected to be anchored on Wednesday, with a number of local activitiesplanned.

The vessels will sail up to Sydney for entry into theharbour following the navigational path of the original seven ships of thefirst Australian navy 100 years ago on Friday.

Photos by defence photographers Yuri Ramsey, SarahWilliamsand Paul McCallum.

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Photos by defence photographers Yuri Ramsey, Sarah Williams and Paul McCallum.

Photos by defence photographers Yuri Ramsey, Sarah Williams and Paul McCallum.

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Warships anchored in Jervis Bay ahead of the International Fleet Review in Sydney. Photos by defence photographers Yuri Ramsey, Sarah Williams and Paul McCallum.

Warships anchored in Jervis Bay ahead of the International Fleet Review in Sydney. Photos by defence photographers Yuri Ramsey, Sarah Williams and Paul McCallum.

Warships anchored in Jervis Bay ahead of the International Fleet Review in Sydney. Photos by defence photographers Yuri Ramsey, Sarah Williams and Paul McCallum.

Warships anchored in Jervis Bay ahead of the International Fleet Review in Sydney. Photos by defence photographers Yuri Ramsey, Sarah Williams and Paul McCallum.

Eleven warships have anchored in Jervis Bay ahead of the International Fleet Review in Sydney. Photos by defence photographers Yuri Ramsey, Sarah Williams and Paul McCallum.

Warships anchored in Jervis Bay ahead of the International Fleet Review in Sydney. Photos by defence photographers Yuri Ramsey, Sarah Williams and Paul McCallum.

Warships anchored in Jervis Bay ahead of the International Fleet Review in Sydney. Photos by defence photographers Yuri Ramsey, Sarah Williams and Paul McCallum.

Eleven warships have anchored in Jervis Bay ahead of the International Fleet Review in Sydney. Photos by defence photographers Yuri Ramsey, Sarah Williams and Paul McCallum.

Eleven warships have anchored in Jervis Bay ahead of the International Fleet Review in Sydney. Photos by defence photographers Yuri Ramsey, Sarah Williams and Paul McCallum.

Eleven warships have anchored in Jervis Bay ahead of the International Fleet Review in Sydney. Photos by defence photographers Yuri Ramsey, Sarah Williams and Paul McCallum.

Eleven warships have anchored in Jervis Bay ahead of the International Fleet Review in Sydney. Photos by defence photographers Yuri Ramsey, Sarah Williams and Paul McCallum.

Eleven warships have anchored in Jervis Bay ahead of the International Fleet Review in Sydney. Photos by defence photographers Yuri Ramsey, Sarah Williams and Paul McCallum.

Eleven warships have anchored in Jervis Bay ahead of the International Fleet Review in Sydney. Photos by defence photographers Yuri Ramsey, Sarah Williams and Paul McCallum.

Eleven warships have anchored in Jervis Bay ahead of the International Fleet Review in Sydney. Photos by defence photographers Yuri Ramsey, Sarah Williams and Paul McCallum.

Eleven warships have anchored in Jervis Bay ahead of the International Fleet Review in Sydney. Photos by defence photographers Yuri Ramsey, Sarah Williams and Paul McCallum.

Eleven warships have anchored in Jervis Bay ahead of the International Fleet Review in Sydney. Photos by defence photographers Yuri Ramsey, Sarah Williams and Paul McCallum.

Eleven warships have anchored in Jervis Bay ahead of the International Fleet Review in Sydney. Photos by defence photographers Yuri Ramsey, Sarah Williams and Paul McCallum.

Eleven warships have anchored in Jervis Bay ahead of the International Fleet Review in Sydney. Photos by defence photographers Yuri Ramsey, Sarah Williams and Paul McCallum.

Eleven warships have anchored in Jervis Bay ahead of the International Fleet Review in Sydney. Photos by defence photographers Yuri Ramsey, Sarah Williams and Paul McCallum.

Eleven warships have anchored in Jervis Bay ahead of the International Fleet Review in Sydney. Photos by defence photographers Yuri Ramsey, Sarah Williams and Paul McCallum.

Eleven warships have anchored in Jervis Bay ahead of the International Fleet Review in Sydney. Photos by defence photographers Yuri Ramsey, Sarah Williams and Paul McCallum.

Eleven warships have anchored in Jervis Bay ahead of the International Fleet Review in Sydney. Photos by defence photographers Yuri Ramsey, Sarah Williams and Paul McCallum.

Eleven warships have anchored in Jervis Bay ahead of the International Fleet Review in Sydney. Photos by defence photographers Yuri Ramsey, Sarah Williams and Paul McCallum.

Eleven warships have anchored in Jervis Bay ahead of the International Fleet Review in Sydney. Photos by defence photographers Yuri Ramsey, Sarah Williams and Paul McCallum.

Eleven warships have anchored in Jervis Bay ahead of the International Fleet Review in Sydney. Photos by defence photographers Yuri Ramsey, Sarah Williams and Paul McCallum.

Eleven warships have anchored in Jervis Bay ahead of the International Fleet Review in Sydney. Photos by defence photographers Yuri Ramsey, Sarah Williams and Paul McCallum.

Eleven warships have anchored in Jervis Bay ahead of the International Fleet Review in Sydney. Photos by defence photographers Yuri Ramsey, Sarah Williams and Paul McCallum.

Eleven warships have anchored in Jervis Bay ahead of the International Fleet Review in Sydney. Photos by defence photographers Yuri Ramsey, Sarah Williams and Paul McCallum.

Eleven warships have anchored in Jervis Bay ahead of the International Fleet Review in Sydney. Photos by defence photographers Yuri Ramsey, Sarah Williams and Paul McCallum.

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