Sea Patrol (season 5)

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Sea Patrol V: Damage Control
Country of origin Australia
No. of episodes 13
Original network Nine Network
Original release 26 April – 12 July 2011
Season chronology
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The fifth and final series of the Australian drama Sea Patrol began airing as Sea Patrol 5: Damage Control on 26 April 2011. The Nine Network has confirmed that series 5, which comprised comprise thirteen episodes each with a stand-alone story, would be the last series of Sea Patrol, due to a reliance of government rebates which expired after 68 episodes.[1]


Main Cast[edit]

Actor/Actress Character Rank Position
Ian Stenlake Mike "CO" Flynn RAN Commander Commanding Officer
Lisa McCune Kate "XO" McGregor RAN Lieutenant Executive Officer
Dominic Deutscher Ryan White Midshipman Officer
John Batchelor Andy "Charge" Thorpe Chief Petty Officer Chief Engineer
Matthew Holmes Chris "Swain" Blake Petty Officer Coxswain/Chief Medic
Conrad Coleby Dylan "Dutchy" Mulholland Petty Officer Boatswain
Kristian Schmid Robert "RO" Dixon Leading Seaman Radio Operator
Nikolai Nikolaeff Leo "2Dads" Kosov-Meyer Leading Seaman Electronics Technician
Danielle Horvat Jessica "Gap Girl" Bird Seaman Chef/Assistant Medic

Recurring cast[edit]

Actor/actress Character
Tammy MacIntosh Commander Maxine "Knocker" White
Ditch Davey Captain Jim Roth
Renai Caruso Madelaine Cruise


Title Directed by Written by Original air date Viewers
56 1 "The Third Man"[2] Steve Mann John Ridley 26 April 2011 (2011-04-26) 1.941[2]
After a bomb explodes in a bar that 2Dads is in he discovers that it was caused by a suicide bomber.
57 2 "Eye for an Eye"[3] Geoff Bennett Marcia Gardner 3 May 2011 (2011-05-03) 0.675[3]
Kate reacts and shoots a woman in self defense when boarding a suspicious vessel. Her life is then threatened because of the woman's brothers want revenge. Bird and Ryan drama are also part of the intertwined storyline.
58 3 "Crimes of Passion"[4] Steve Mann Jeff Truman 10 May 2011 (2011-05-10) 0.603[4]
59 4 "Spoils of War"[5] Geoff Bennett Philip Dalkin 17 May 2011 (2011-05-17) 0.718[5]
60 5 "Dead Zone"[6] Steve Mann Catherine Ferla 24 May 2011 (2011-05-24) 0.658[6]
61 6 "The Stinger"[7] Geoff Bennett Marcia Gardner 31 May 2011 (2011-05-31) 0.645[7]
The crew go undercover to stop a gang network.
62 7 "Black Flights"[8] Steve Mann Jeff Truman 31 May 2011 (2011-05-31) 0.389[8]
Charge has a health problem. Charge and 2Dads find out about UFO which leads them to a drug gang. Mike suspects a local police officer as a drug criminal. Ryan and Bird befriends a person who has a dangerous secret.
63 8 "Lifeline"[9] Geoff Bennett Philip Dalkin 7 June 2011 (2011-06-07) 0.713[9]
2Dads is trapped in a small submarine with oxygen running out fast.
64 9 "Dead Sea"[10] Steve Mann John Ridley 14 June 2011 (2011-06-14) 0.493[10]
The crew are sent to investigate a terrorist network which later results a murder on board the warship.
65 10 "The Hunted"[11] Geoff Bennett John Ridley 21 June 2011 (2011-06-21) 0.532[11]
The crew are captured by armed men but later escape.
66 11 "The Morning After"[12] Steve Mann Philip Dalkin 28 June 2011 (2011-06-28) 0.752[12]
Charge made love with a woman who wanted to go to Australia. Her father captures her and Charge.
67 12 "Saving Ryan"[13] Geoff Bennett Jeff Truman 5 July 2011 (2011-07-05) 0.820[13]
Ryan White joins a private security firm, GD Securities. The crew discovered a fishing boat destroyed by GD Securities. They claimed that the fishing boat fired on them first. Davidson of GD Securities later kills his own men and makes a deal with a blood diamond dealer. The crew arrested him.
68 13 "One Perfect Day"[14] Steve Mann Marcia Gardner 12 July 2011 (2011-07-12) 0.843[15]
Jim and Kate are engaged. The Crew are trying to prevent a dirty bomb from happening. Jim and Swain are killed in a explosion after trying to disarm a bomb. Kate feels guilty. At the end of the credits, it shows that Mike and Kate end up getting hitched.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Series 5 Confirmation Interview with Hal and Di". Retrieved 28 April 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "The Third Man". Sea Patrol Episodes. Retrieved 28 April 2011. 
  3. ^ a b "Eye for an Eye". Sea Patrol Episodes. Retrieved 3 May 2011. 
  4. ^ a b "Crimes of Passion". Sea Patrol Episodes. Retrieved 13 May 2011. 
  5. ^ a b "Spoils of War". Sea Patrol Episodes. Retrieved 19 May 2011. 
  6. ^ a b "Dead Zone". Sea Patrol Episodes. Retrieved 4 June 2011. 
  7. ^ a b "The Stinger". Sea Patrol Episodes. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 
  8. ^ a b "Black Fights". Sea Patrol Episodes. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 
  9. ^ a b "Lifeline". Sea Patrol Episodes. Retrieved 18 June 2011. 
  10. ^ a b "Dead Sea". Sea Patrol Episodes. Retrieved 18 June 2011. 
  11. ^ a b "The Hunted". Sea Patrol Episodes. Retrieved 18 June 2011. 
  12. ^ a b "The Morning After". Sea Patrol Episodes. Retrieved 5 July 2011. 
  13. ^ a b "Saving Ryan". Sea Patrol Episodes. Retrieved 28 June 2011. 
  14. ^ "One Perfect Day". Sea Patrol Episodes. Retrieved 5 July 2011. 
  15. ^ "Sea Patrol 5 – Damage Control: episode guide". Sea Patrol Episodes. Australian Television. Retrieved 19 July 2011. 
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