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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Patrulla de Alta Mar  »

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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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Bravo Zulu Sea Patrol
28 March 2010 | by (Chicago, United States) – See all my reviews

Given that you have to cram a lot more story into a TV show than happens in real life, they did an excellent job here. I relived the smell of hot oil in the engine room and salt spray on the bridge wings in a storm. The smell of coffee on the mid-watch, sunrise on the bridge during the morning watch. It brought back a lot of the best memories, especially in the brief glimpses of the frigates such as I served many years aboard, although the Aussies seem to consider FFGs as the LARGE combatants!

Small ships have tight crews, and I saw a very realistic portrayal of life aboard a warship (given plot constraints). Second season was much improved over the first in showing realistic chain of command relationships.


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