The Royal Australian Navy International Fleet Review Sydney 2013 was one of the nation's most significant commemorative naval events of the past 100 years. Military Shop was proud to help Navy make it a truly memorable occasion for millions of visitors as the official provider of IFR goods and the superb 'Pride in Fleet' collection.
Limited stocks of Fleet Review and Pride in Fleet collectables and mementoes available.
To commemorate this historic occasion we have commissioned a special artwork. The painting depicts the seven vessels of the first fleet steaming towards Sydney. A range of commemorative collectables have been created, including limited edition prints and medallions. View the painting.
Your piece of history and pride in fleet with this truly limited edition artwork. To mark the 100th anniversary of the Royal Australian Navys first fleet, renowned Australian marine artist, Don Braben, has painted an outstanding artwork depicting the then fledgling Royal Australian Navy en-route to Sydney Harbour on the morning of 4 October 1913.
The artwork, especially commissioned for the anniversary, captures a moment in time when the proud fleet of seven ships steam slowly in formation. The painting portrays calmness, an image of Navy sailors and ships at sea.
Pride in Fleet Our Nation Our Navy is one for the collectors or for those seeking a special gift to mark the 100th anniversary of the RANs first visit to Sydney. Since 1913 tens of thousands of men and women, and hundreds of vessels of all classes, have served in Navy. This symbolic collection of ships and stories represents just part of that story of service and pride in fleet.
The fronts of the medallions feature ships from the RAN's history while the reverse depicts the image of HMAS Australia (I) as used on the 1913 commemorative coin to mark the fleets first visit to Sydney.
These proof quality medallions are minted from brass alloy and finished in highly polished and frosted silver with gold plate RAN badge. Each measures 50mm in diameter by 4.5mm and is enclosed in a sturdy clear protector set in a velvet lined leatherette case. Only 1,000 sets and 250 of each individual medallion will be available worldwide. Each comes with numbered certificate of authenticity featuring short bios on ships of the same name.
A selection of performances by the Royal Australian Navy Band.
For 100 years the Royal Australian Navy Band has been captivating audiences around the world with its superb musicianship, musical interpretations and compositions. It lives to its motto - Serving in Harmony. More than 70 minutes of great music to take you on a personal journey with one of the best military bands ever. Click here for details.