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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Di McElroy, Hal McElroy
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Series cast summary:
John Batchelor ...  Chief Petty Officer Andy 'Charge' Thorpe 68 episodes, 2007-2011
Matthew Holmes ...  Chief Petty Officer Chris 'Swain' Blake 68 episodes, 2007-2011
Lisa McCune ...  Lieutenant Kate McGregor 68 episodes, 2007-2011
Kristian Schmid ...  Able Seaman Robert J. 'RO' Dixon 68 episodes, 2007-2011
Ian Stenlake ...  Lieutenant Commander Mike Flynn 68 episodes, 2007-2011
Kirsty Lee Allan ...  Chef Rebecca 'Bomber' Brown 42 episodes, 2008-2010
Nikolai Nikolaeff ...  Leo '2 Dads' Kosov-Meyer 42 episodes, 2009-2011
Saskia Burmeister ...  Lieutenant Nikki Caetano 39 episodes, 2007-2009
Jay Ryan ...  Able Seaman Billy 'Spider' Webb 39 episodes, 2007-2009
Jeremy Lindsay Taylor ...  Petty Officer Pete 'Buffer' Tomaszewski 39 episodes, 2007-2009
David Lyons ...  Leading Seaman Josh 'ET' Holiday 39 episodes, 2007-2009
Conrad Coleby ...  Dylan 'Dutchy' Mulholland 29 episodes, 2010-2011
Danielle Horvat ...  Jessica 'Gap Girl' Bird 29 episodes, 2010-2011
Tammy Macintosh ...  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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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 July 2007 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Patrulla de Alta Mar See more »

Filming Locations:

Cairns, Queensland, Australia See more »

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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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I really like it
30 July 2010 | by wimpurSee 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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