Australia's Argonauts

The Pioneer Class at the grave of Otto Albert (George Kimlin).

Peyton Kimlin whose musical talents were frequently called upon at the Naval College (Kimlin Family).

The inaugural rugby match between the Royal Australian Naval College and the Royal Military College Duntroon at Jervis Bay on 2 September 1916. The younger Naval College team won 20-9 (RAN).

The original officers at the interim Royal Australian Navy College at Geelong and known as the Pioneer Officers. Centre front is Captain Bertram Chambers and to his left is Lieutenant Commander Duncan Grant who was to command the College on two occasions (RAN).

Jack Newman ringing the bell at the interim Naval College at Geelong (RAN).

Cadet Midshipman Cyril Sadleir

(Sadleir Family).

Commander Duncan Grant on the Quarterdeck at Jervis Bay. He had a positive influence on the Pioneer Class (Grant Collection).

Members of the Pioneer Class performing a gymnastic display at the Royal Australian Naval College at Jervis Bay (RAN).

The graduating members of the Pioneer Class with the Governor General (RAN).

Gallery - The Naval College Years