Chief Petty Officer Andrew "Charge" Thorpe MBA is a fictional TV character on the show Sea Patrol. He is portrayed by John Batchelor. On HMAS Hammersley, Charge is the chief engineer. He has a son, named Jamie, who is a Midshipman in the Navy. His awards in order of precedence are as follows:
Leading Seaman Robert Dixon is a fictional TV character on the show Sea Patrol. He is portrayed by Kristian Schmid. Robert Dixon (also RO) is the radio operator on board HMAS Hammersley. RO usually makes pessimistic predictions about the events that take place in and around the Hammersley. He is known for his vast knowledge on foreign languages, his strange ability to keep calm and a straight-face at all times and his annoyance at almost everybody. His awards in order of precedence are as follows:
Gap Recruit (General Experience), later Chef/Assistant Medic
Jessica Bird is a fictional television character portrayed by Danielle Horvat on the popular Australian T.V drama Sea Patrol. She replaced Billy "Spider" Webb doing his Boatswain's Mate duties onboard HMAS Hammersley while doing her Gap Year in the RAN. Her first appearance was the first episode of Season 4. Jessica Bird is a young Navy sailor on HMAS Hammersley, after finishing high school she decided to sign up for a gap year on Navy patrol boat. Dutchy and the crew keep her under their wings. Bird is a favourite of the crew to be played pranks on - particularly by 2Dads (Kosov-Meyer). In series five, Bird becomes Hammersley's chef after Bomber leaves Hammersley after her affair with 2Dads.