HMAS WATSON Memorial Chapel

The HMAS Watson Memorial Chapel website will be undergoing a renovation over the coming weeks and a lot of the details will be changing.


Welcome to the website for The Memorial Chapel of Saint George the Martyr at HMAS WATSON. The Chapel sits on the cliffs of South Head, and is a conspicuous and timeless memorial to all men and women of the Royal Australian Navy, who have lost their lives in war. Before the building of the Chapel, there was a tin shed that served as the Chapel for naval personnel here at HMAS WATSON, but in 1961, this new Chapel was opened. As a Christian place of worship, the Chapel is available to all the Naval families, for services and worship. Over many years the Chapel has gained a special place in the hearts of many officers, sailors and their families and friends, as it has become part of their life story.