Following the crew of the patrol boat HMAS Hammersley, as they patrol the northern sea border of Australia. They have to deal with foreign fishermen poaching fish, smugglers and with political unrest in a neighbouring island state.

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 Chief Petty Officer Andy 'Charge' Thorpe (68 episodes, 2007-2011)
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 Chief Petty Officer Chris 'Swain' Blake (68 episodes, 2007-2011)
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 Lieutenant Kate McGregor (68 episodes, 2007-2011)
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 Able Seaman Robert J. 'RO' Dixon (68 episodes, 2007-2011)
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 Lieutenant Commander Mike Flynn (68 episodes, 2007-2011)
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 Chef Rebecca 'Bomber' Brown (42 episodes, 2008-2010)
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 Leo '2 Dads' Kosov-Meyer (42 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Lieutenant Nikki Caetano (39 episodes, 2007-2009)
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 Able Seaman Billy 'Spider' Webb (39 episodes, 2007-2009)
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 Petty Officer Pete 'Buffer' Tomaszewski (39 episodes, 2007-2009)
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 Leading Seaman Josh 'ET' Holiday (39 episodes, 2007-2009)
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 Dylan 'Dutchy' Mulholland (29 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 Jessica 'Gap Girl' Bird (29 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 CMDR Maxine 'Knocker' White (29 episodes, 2010-2011)
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Everyday life on board Australian Navy patrol ship is never boring: they have to deal with all sorts of criminals at sea as well with the politically unstable island in the neighbourhood.Friendship between shipmates leads to love among the ship's crew.

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5 July 2007 (Australia)  »

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Two Royal Australian Navy Fremantle class patrol boats were used to portray the fictional HMAS HAMMERSLEY. HMAS WOLLONGONG was used for filming in Sydney and HMAS IPSWICH was used for filming off Queensland. See more »

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Referenced in Australia Unites: The Victorian Bushfire Appeal (2009) See more »

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I really like it
30 July 2010 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Over here in the Netherlands this series is behind the decoder. So no Dutch channel airs this show. While zapping I came across it and I got hooked. Of course it is not life in the war zone, but with the general problems: drugs, gunrunning. illegal aliens and all those islands nearby you can do a decent thing. OK, I admit, some episodes are a little obvious and boring but in general it is very watchable. Better than some US series we have over here. The interaction of men and women confined to a ships hull is nicely done and very recognizable. No gunslingers or nautical wonders, but just a group of people doing their daily job on the high seas. Just watched the last episode of season four. Hopefully it ill be continued next season


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