May 20, 2016

French Naval Ships visit to Port of Fremantle & HMAS Stirling 20th to 25th May 2016

FNS Guepratte F174
Port of Fremantle
20th to 25th May 2016

Photo: Richard Suidak
copyright 2016

French Navy La-Fayette Class Frigate FNS Guepratte F174 arrived into Port of Fremantle Friday 20th May 2016 ex: Manila, Philippines berthing at 10.00hrs, & sailed at 14.10hrs on Wednesday 25th May 2016. This frigate was noted not to be carrying any aircraft onboard.

FNS Tonnerre L-9014
HMAS Stirling, Fleet Base West
Garden Island, WA
20th to 25th May 2016

Photos: Royal Australian Navy F
copyright 2016

French Ambassador & Ship's captain

Photos: supplied

French Navy Amphibious Assault Helicopter Carrier FNS Tonnerre L9014 arrived into HMAS Garden Island, Fleet Base West, Rockingham WA, on Friday 20th May 2016 ex: Manila, Philippines arriving 10.00hrs & sailed Wednesday 25th May 2016.

Some of the aircraft noted on-board included: 1x SA-31B Aloutte III (Navy), 2x SA-342M Gazelle (Army), 1x SA-330B Puma (Army) * note this is not a Super Puma*

There were no aircraft on the deck of the ship, all aircraft were stowed below deck.

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