ADELAIDE's Pair Of Cups
HMAS ADELAIDE communicators
the CDRE Wardle cup.
Picture ABPH Phillip Hunt
The Royal Australian Navy's highest efficiency award, the Gloucester
Cup, was formally presented to HMAS ADELAIDE by the Governor General,
Sir William Dean.
The 4,100 tonne FFG and her complement of 210 officers and sailors, also
received the Commodore Wardle Cup.
CAPT Lee Cordner with Gloucester
Cup . He is pictured with POAT M Canning, ABCSO T Gleeson and LSMT
Picture: ABPH P Hunt.
The Commanding Officer of ADELAIDE, CAPT Lee Cordner accepted the cup
in a ceremony on the flight deck of his ship.
The Gloucester Cup is presented annually to the ship or submarine displaying
best overall efficiency.
The fiercely contested award entitles the holder to display gold stars
on its bridge wings for the following year.
The Commodore Wardle Cup is awarded to the ship, establishment or communications
centre providing the most outstanding communications service in or for