Sea Patrol 2: The Coup






31 March 2008-23 June 2008

Preceded by:

Sea Patrol (Season 1)

Followed by:

Sea Patrol 3: Red Gold

Sea Patrol 2: The Coup is the second season in the Australian Drama Series, Sea Patrol. Unlike in Season 1 the crew of the Hammersley are posted on an Armidale Class patrol boat after the Fremantle Class Patrol boat they were posted on in Season 1 was decommisioned.


The series focus's on the crew of the new HMAS Hammersley when they are tasked with peace keeping operations in the Samaru Islands where insurgents are terrorizing the local population. Numerous times through the series the crew encounter Eastern European Mercaneries who are centred around the insurgents in the Samaru Islands, and one man who has been in the picture since the begining.

Main CastEdit

Actor Character Rank Position
Ian Stenlake Mike "CO" Flynn Lieutenant-Commander Commanding Officer
Lisa McCune Kate "XO" McGregor Lieutenant Executive Officer
Saskia Burmeister Nicole "Nav" Caetano Lieutenant Navigator
John Batchelor Andy "Charge" Thorpe Chief Petty Officer Chief Engineer
Matthew Holmes Chris "Swain" Blake Petty Officer Coxswain/Chief Medic
Jeremy Lindsay Taylor Pete "Buffer" Tomaszewski Petty Officer Boatswain
Kristian Schmid Robert "RO" Dixon Leading Seamen Radio Operator
David Lyons Josh "ET" Holiday Leading Seamen Electronics Technician
Kirsty Lee Allan Rebecca "Bomber" Brown Able Seamen Chef/Assistant Medic
Jay Ryan Billy "Spider" Webb Seamen Boatswain's Mate

Reccuring CastEdit

Actor Character
Steve Bisley Commander Steven "Steve" Marshall
Alan Dale Ray Walsman
Ditch Davey SAS Captain Jim Roth
Dajana Cahill Carly Walsman
Geoff Morrell Lieutenant-Commander Jack Freeman


# Title Plot
1 The Dogs of War Hammersley is sent to rescue aid workers during a coup in the Pacific nation of the Samaru Islands. The interception of a foreign fishing vessel turns into a life threatening pursuit.
2 Fortune Favours A deadly eastern brown snake threatens lives, a curious medical emergency keeps Hammersley crew on high alert, and one of the ship’s favorites is decorated for bravery.
3 Takedown Kate and Nikki are in dire jeopardy. An innocent child fights for survival. There are gun battles onboard Hammersley, and the very existence of the ship is threatened.
4 Heaven Born Captains A charming SAS officer causes a stir. An illegal fishing boat is the subject of a perilous boarding. A promised promotion is put at risk, and an elegant soiree given by the French Consulate on Samaru is attended by both Cupid and the green-eyed monster.
5 Giving Up the Dead Either beaten or disabled by a date rape drug, two of the ship’s crew face a fiery death. A cache of forged Samaruan bank notes is destined to destable the fragile economy of the troubled islands.
6 Birds One crew member faces a gruesome operation, while a visitor to the ship learns that blackmail can work both ways.
7 Hidden Agendas
8 Heart of Glass
9 Shadow Line
10 Rules of Engagement
11 A Brilliant Career
12 Friends Close: Enemies Closer
13 Soldiers of Fortune


These are the overall views of Sea Patrol 2.

Episode: Viewers (Milllions):
Episode 2.1 1.25
Episode 2.2 1.22
Episode 2.3 1.27
Episode 2.4 1.36
Episode 2.5 1.26
Epsiode 2.6 1.29
Episode 2.7 1.39
Epsiode 2.8 1.38
Episode 2.9 1.50
Episode 2.10 1.47
Episode 2.11 1.49
Episode 2.12 1.49
Episode 2.13 1.49
Average: 1.37 Viewers