UK Type 22 (Batch 3) Cornwall class

UK Type 22 (Batch 2) Boxer class
Frigate
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1988    


Frigate Type 22 (Batch 3) Cornwall class

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250crew
4900full load (tn)
148.10length (m)
14.80beam (m)
6.40draught (m)
4500range (nm)
30max speed (knots)
2Naval Engine gas turbine - Rolls Royce Spey
2Naval Engine gas turbine - Rolls Royce Tyne
2Naval Engine propulsion system: COGAG
2Missile Launcher Mk 141 quad Harpoon
2Missile Launcher Sea Wolf
1Naval Gun Mk.8 Mod 1 4.5 inch
4Chaff and decoys Seagnat
1Chaff and decoys towed decoy Type 182
2Naval Radar fire direction radar Type 911
1Sonar towed array sonar Type 2031
1Sonar hull mounted sonar Type 2050

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UK Royal Navy Westland Lynx 12
UK Royal Navy AW eh.101 01
UK Royal Navy Westland sea king 01

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UK Cammell Laird - 1
UK Swan Hunter - Wallsend1
UK Yarrow - Scotstoun2


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UKRoyal NavyF99HMS CornwallGDLU - CW19882011
UKRoyal NavyF85HMS CumberlandGAAP - CL19892011
UKRoyal NavyF86HMS CampbeltownGABK - CT19892011
UKRoyal NavyF87HMS ChathamGABL - CM19902011


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1983-dec-14Laid downUK F99 HMS Cornwall
1984-oct-12Laid downUK F85 HMS Cumberland
1985-oct-14LaunchedUK F99 HMS Cornwall aka the Fighting Ice Cream or the Fighting 99
1985-dec-4Laid downUK F86 HMS Campbeltown Yard No. 1378
1986-may-12Laid downUK F87 HMS Chatham Yard No. 126
1986-jun-21LaunchedUK F85 HMS Cumberland was also known as The Fighting Sausage.
1987-oct-7LaunchedUK F86 HMS Campbeltown
1988-jan-20LaunchedUK F87 HMS Chatham
1988-apr-23CommissionedUK F99 HMS Cornwall in Falmouth
1989-aprTrialsUK F87 HMS Chatham Sea trials, c 10 days
1989-mayAircraftUK F85 HMS Cumberland 829 Sq Lynx HAS.2 XZ256 assigned as Coventry Flt/350-CL, until c Dec 1991
1989-may-27CommissionedUK F86 HMS Campbeltown
1989-jun-10CommissionedUK F85 HMS Cumberland
1989-octAircraftUK F86 HMS Campbeltown Lynx HAS.3 ZD265 assigned as Campbeltown Flt / 338-CT, until c Oct 1992
1990-aprAircraftUK F99 HMS Cornwall allocated Lynx HAS.3S XZ237/412-CW for Ships Flt until c Dec 1990
1990-apr-18DeploymentUK F85 HMS Cumberland departed Portsmouth for western North Atlantic deployment as part of TG 318.1, escorting HMS Ark Royal (flagship), HMS Glasgow and HMS Brave, supported by RFA Fort Grange and RFA Olna. Returned to HMNB Portsmouth on 28 Jun.
1990-may-4CommissionedUK F87 HMS Chatham
1990-jun-22Port VisitUK F99 HMS Cornwall 22+23 June participated with Fleet Days Den Helder Netherlands. On board Lynx HAS.3 XZ237.
1990-octDeploymentUK F85 HMS Cumberland departed HMNB Devonport for South Atlantic deployment, relieving HMS Danae.
1990-decAircraftUK F99 HMS Cornwall allocated Lynx HAS.3 XZ234/412-CW for Ships Flt until c Apr 1991
1990-dec-22DeploymentUK F85 HMS Cumberland She sailed to South Georgia just before Christmas arriving at Grytviken on 22 December. She sailed along the coast of South Georgia and returned to Grytviken on Christmas Eve. On Christmas Day she hosted the soldiers of the South Georgia garrison aboard for Christmas Day lunch of venison. The stag had been shot the day before by a sniper from the garrison; part of the garrison s duties being to control the deer population on the Island.
1991-janAircraftUK F87 HMS Chatham allocated Sea King HAS.6 ZA167/131 of 826 NAS for Ships Flt until c Jan 1992
1991-julAircraftUK F99 HMS Cornwall allocated Sea King HAS.6 XZ571/136 of 826 NAS for Ships Flt until c Jun 1992
1992-apr-18DeploymentUK F86 HMS Campbeltown Ships Flt Lynx winched a firefighting team aboard mv World Hitachi Zosen off Mauritania and supplied them with foam drums from RFA Grey Rover.
1992-julAircraftUK F99 HMS Cornwall allocated Sea King HAS.6 XV696/132 of 826 NAS B Flt, for Ships Flt until c Dec 1992
1992-oct-21DeploymentUK F87 HMS Chatham First RN Vessel to exercise with a Russian warship. Recovered a Ka-27 with a Russian VIP visitor to the ship.
1993DeploymentUK F85 HMS Cumberland spent some of 1993 as West Indies Guardship
1993-janAircraftUK F99 HMS Cornwall allocated Lynx HAS.3S ZD259/412-CW for Ships Flt until c Apr 1993
1993-janAircraftUK F87 HMS Chatham allocated ex HMS Cornwall Sea King HAS.6 XV696/132 of 826 NAS for Ships Flt until c Jul 1993, when 819 NAS took on the parent role.
1993-aprAircraftUK F99 HMS Cornwall allocated Lynx HAS.3GMS ZD255/412-CW for Ships Flt until c Mar 1995
1993-aprAircraftUK F86 HMS Campbeltown Lynx HAS.3GMS XZ229 assigned as 815 NAS Campbeltown Flt / 338-CT, until c Nov 1995
1993-julAircraftUK F87 HMS Chatham allocated 819 NAS Sea King HAS.6 XV696/699-PW for Ships Flt until c Aug 1994.
1994-octDeploymentUK F99 HMS Cornwall Deployment to Arabian Gulf with HMS Cardiff, as part of US Operation Vigilant Warrior in support of Kuwait.
1996-febAircraftUK F99 HMS Cornwall allocated 810 Sq Sea King HAS.6 XV660/511-CW as Ships Flt until c May 1997
1996-jul-26Port VisitUK F99 HMS Cornwall 5 day visit to St Petersburg, departed 30 Jul.
1997-junAircraftUK F99 HMS Cornwall allocated Lynx HMA.8 ZD566/412-CW for Ships Flt until Dec 1997
1997-junPort VisitUK F87 HMS Chatham arrived in Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong to support the British Transfer of Sovereignty to China on 30 Jun.
1998-feb-16DeploymentUK F99 HMS Cornwall departed HMNB Devonport on Atlantic and West Africa maritime security deployment with Sea King of 810 NAS embarked. Returned to UK Aug 1998.
1998-feb-19DeploymentUK F99 HMS Cornwall Operation Resilient Ordered to make for Sierra Leone for humanitarian support. Relieved HMS Monmouth on station, on 23 Feb. Ships Flt Sea King instrumental in airlifting medical supplies and food to island communities on Bo, Kenema and Makeni. Continued on original deployment on 20 Mar.
1998-sep-15DeploymentUK F85 HMS Cumberland stood by off Albanian coast to support British nationals, until relieved by HMS London on 22 Sep.
1999-marAircraftUK F85 HMS Cumberland on board Lynx XZ721
2000DeploymentUK F99 HMS Cornwall Departed Plymouth for NTG 2000 deployment ( old ocean wave) first stop Gib then on to Haifa, Oman, Singapore, Manila, Tokyo, Pusan, Shanghai, Vladivostok across the international date line to Honolulu, San Diego, Venezuela then across the Atlantic home to Plymouth
2000-mayDeploymentUK F87 HMS Chatham Operation Palliser ordered off Freetown, Sierra Leone to support Operation Palliser.
2000-jul-3DeploymentUK F99 HMS Cornwall Exercise Flying Fish 2000 Participated in FF2000
2001-may-24Port VisitUK F86 HMS Campbeltown Visit to St. Petersburg, Russia until 28 May 2001
2001-junAircraftUK F99 HMS Cornwall assigned 810NAS B Flt Sea King HAS.6 XV711/515-CW as Ships Flt until c Mar 2002
2001-aug-31Port VisitUK F86 HMS Campbeltown Visit to Archangel, Russia for 60th anniversary celebrations of the first WWII Arctic Convoys. In company with Russian warships Zadorniy and Alexander Otrakovski.
2002-mayAircraftUK F99 HMS Cornwall embarked Sea King as Ships Flt ZA169/515-CW from 771 NAS B Flt until c Oct 2002.
2002-sep-16Port VisitUK F87 HMS Chatham relieved by HMS Edinburgh from Standing Naval Force Mediterranean duty at Augusta (Sicily).
2003-jan-16DeploymentUK F87 HMS Chatham Operation Telic to support combat operations in Iraq including twin helicopter operations from the single spot flight deck and Naval Gunfire Support, returned to the UK 7 Aug 2003.
2003-jan-16DeploymentUK F99 HMS Cornwall departed UK with a Lynx HAS.3 and a Lynx HMA.8 embarked, for Gibraltar arriving 19 Jan. Later relieved by HMS Westminster.
2003-jun-3Port VisitUK F99 HMS Cornwall for visit to Grand Harbour, Malta.
2004-jun-15Port VisitUK F86 HMS Campbeltown visit to affiliated town of Campbeltown in Scotland, until 18 Jun 2004.
2004-decDeploymentUK F87 HMS Chatham ordered to east coast of Sri Lanka, with RFA Diligence, to assist in humanitarian operations following the tsunami, triggered by the Banda Aceh (Indonesia) earthquake of 26 Dec 2004.
2005-marAircraftUK F86 HMS Campbeltown Lynx HMA.8 ZF560 assigned as 815 NAS Campbeltown Flt / 338-CT, until c Feb 2006
2005-jul-11DeploymentUK F86 HMS Campbeltown Operation Telic Persian Gulf deployment until mid Dec 2005
2005-aug-8DeploymentUK F85 HMS Cumberland Departed HMNB Devonport for a 4 month disaster relief and anti-drug Caribbean deployment.
2005-octAircraftUK F99 HMS Cornwall allocated Lynx HMA.8 XZ725/412-CW for Ships Flt until damaged in Feb 2006. For repair.
2006-may-29AircraftUK F99 HMS Cornwall 815 NAS Cornwall Flt Lynx HMA.8 embarked is XZ725/412-CW
2006-junDeploymentUK F87 HMS Chatham Atlantic Patrol Task (South) Assigned as APT(S) Jun to Sep 2006, relieved by HMS Edinburgh
2006-jun-1Port VisitUK F87 HMS Chatham Fleet Review: 50th Anniversary of Nigerian Navy joined celebrations for Golden Jubilee of Nigerian Navy, with RFA Gold Rover.
2006-augAircraftUK F99 HMS Cornwall allocated Lynx HMA.8 ZD261/437 (on short term loan) for Ships Flt, until c Oct 2006
2006-novAircraftUK F99 HMS Cornwall allocated Lynx HAS.3S XZ692 (on short term loan) for Ships Flt, until c Dec 2006
2006-decAircraftUK F99 HMS Cornwall return of Lynx HMA.8 XZ725/412-CW for Ships Flt until c Jun 2007
2007-jan-21Port VisitUK F86 HMS Campbeltown 2 day visit to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia for Royal Saudi Naval Forces liaison.
2007-jan-22DeploymentUK F99 HMS Cornwall left HMNB Devonport for 8 month deployment, supported by RFA Fort Austin, to the northern Persian Gulf as part of CTF 158 (relieved by HMS Richmond on 17 Jul), returning on 26 Aug 2007.
2007-febPort VisitUK F99 HMS Cornwall visited Valletta, Malta
2007-mar-23DeploymentUK F99 HMS Cornwall 15 of the Ships Company detained by The Islamic Republic of Iran in an alleged violation of territorial waters dispute near the mouth of Shatt al-Arab. Released 5 Apr.
2007-jun-4UK F86 HMS Campbeltown BALTOPS 07 participated with BALTOPS 07. on board Lynx from 815Squadron serial/code unknown
2007-jul-6Port VisitUK F87 HMS Chatham Vlissingen, Netherlands for navy days 2007. For Michiel de Ruyter 400th anniversary.
2007-novDeploymentUK F86 HMS Campbeltown to Arabian Gulf for 7 month deployment, returning May 2008.
2008-marDeploymentUK F87 HMS Chatham departed HMNB Devonport for a 7 month anti-drugs and anti-piracy deployment to the Arabian Gulf, returning on 22 Oct 2008.
2008-mar-15Port VisitUK F85 HMS Cumberland visited Tyneside, tied up alongside Spillar Wharf in Newcastle
2008-mayAircraftUK F99 HMS Cornwall allocated Lynx HMA.8 XZ689/338 for Ships Flt until c Jun 2008 (on loan from Campbeltown Flt).
2008-sepPort VisitUK F86 HMS Campbeltown visit to St Nazaire, France, to pay respects for the WWII Operation Chariot, conducted by a previous HMS Campbeltown, which destroyed the Dock Gates on 28 Mar 1942.
2008-sep-23Port VisitUK F99 HMS Cornwall 4 day visit to Hamburg, departed 26 Sep.
2008-octRefitUK F86 HMS Campbeltown Mk.8 Mod 1 4.5 inch to Rosyth for a substantial refit by Babcock International. As well as a Sea Wolf missile system mid life update, a new Mk 8 Mod 1 main gun and Type 22 SEL, a major structural survey led to further unexpected work, delaying the completion of the refit until 20 Jan 2010.
2008-oct-4DeploymentUK F99 HMS Cornwall Exercise Joint Warrior 08-2 participated in bi-annual multi-national exercise off Scottish coast, until 17 Oct
2008-decAircraftUK F99 HMS Cornwall allocated Lynx HMA.8 ZD258/412-CW for Ships Flt, until c Dec 2009
2009-apr-28DeploymentUK F99 HMS Cornwall 8 month counter-piracy deployment via Mediterranean to Gulf of Aden, Arabian Gulf and off Somalia as flagship of Standing NATO Maritime Group 2, returning to Devonport on 10 Dec 2009.
2009-may-24DeploymentUK F85 HMS Cumberland left HMNB Devonport with 815 Sq 210 Flight Lynx ZD259 embarked, for a 7 month deployment to the Arabian Gulf on anti-piracy and asset protection mission, returning on 1 Dec 2009.
2009-decRefitUK F85 HMS Cumberland Updates to weapons systems and communications suite by Babcock at HMD Devonport.
2010-jan-5DeploymentUK F87 HMS Chatham left HMNB Devonport for a 7 month deployment to the Arabian Gulf, Horn of Africa and Somali Basin on anti-piracy patrols as part of Ocean Shield, returned 30 Jul 2010.
2010-febAircraftUK F99 HMS Cornwall allocated Lynx HMA.8 ZF560/412-CW for Ships Flt, until c May 2010
2010-apr-24Port VisitUK F99 HMS Cornwall 5 day visit to Falmouth, with Ship Open to Visitors on 25 Apr.
2010-apr-30Port VisitUK F86 HMS Campbeltown Three day visit to St Marys, Isles of Scilly, as guardship for the 2010 World Gig Racing championship.
2010-may-21DeploymentUK F87 HMS Chatham Ships Flt Lynx recovered 23 crewmen from the mv Dubai Moon (crippled by a tropical storm), over a period of several hours, returning them in batches to HMS Chatham.
2010-jul-23Port VisitUK F99 HMS Cornwall 4 day visit to Fowey, with Ship Open to Visitors on 24 and 25 Jul, departed 26 Jul.
2010-sep-30DeploymentUK F85 HMS Cumberland departed HMNB Devonport for five and a half month (planned) maritime security and anti-piracy deployment in Arabian Gulf and Indian Ocean,returning on 16 Apr 2011.
2010-octAircraftUK F87 HMS Chatham assigned 815 NAS Lynx HMA.8 XZ698 as Chatham Flt/348-CM, until Dec 2010.
2010-oct-28DeploymentUK F99 HMS Cornwall Combined Task Force 151 Departed HMNB Devonport for the Indian Ocean, Gulf of Aden and the Horn of Africa on a 6 month anti-piracy and maritime security mission as Command Ship for Combined Task Force 151.
2010-oct-29Port VisitUK F86 HMS Campbeltown visit to Holyhead, Angelsey until 2 Nov 2010
2010-oct-31DeploymentUK F85 HMS Cumberland relieved HMS Somerset as the duty frigate in the Arabian Gulf
2010-dec-26DeploymentUK F85 HMS Cumberland escorted FNS Charles de Gaulle carrier group through the Straits of Hormuz
2011-jan-20Port VisitUK F87 HMS Chatham arrived in North Shields (Tyneside) for a 4 day farewell visit, prior to decommissioning.
2011-jan-26Port VisitUK F87 HMS Chatham returned to HMNB Devonport for the last time, to pay off.
2011-febDeploymentUK F85 HMS Cumberland relieved as Op Telic on-watch frigate by HMS Iron Duke in mid Feb 2011.
2011-feb-8DecommissionedUK F87 HMS Chatham at HMNB Devonport, in advance of her planned out of service date, following the Oct 2010 Defence Review. In 2004, planned decommissioning date had been 2018.
2011-feb-23DeploymentUK F85 HMS Cumberland Operation Deference departed Souda Bay and ordered to Benghazi, Libya to evacuate over 200 souls to Grand Harbour, Malta, arriving on 26 Feb 2011, prior to commencement of Operation Unified Protector
2011-mar-3Port VisitUK F85 HMS Cumberland visited Merseyside for the last time before decommissioning, departed 7 Mar.
2011-mar-3Port VisitUK F86 HMS Campbeltown visited Merseyside for the last time before decommissioning, departed 7 Mar.
2011-apr-7DecommissionedUK F86 HMS Campbeltown at HMNB Devonport, in advance of her planned out of service date, following the Oct 2010 Defence Review. In 2004, planned decommissioning date had been 2017.
2011-apr-16Port VisitUK F85 HMS Cumberland Returned to HMNB Devonport for final time, prior to decommissioning.
2011-apr-25Port VisitUK F99 HMS Cornwall Visited Falmouth for final time before decommissioning.
2011-apr-26Port VisitUK F99 HMS Cornwall Returned to Devonport for final time, prior to decommissioning.
2011-jun-23DecommissionedUK F85 HMS Cumberland The Fighting Sausage decommissioned at HMNB Devonport, in advance of her out of service date, following the Oct 2010 Defence Review. In 2004, planned decommissioning date had been 2017.
2011-jun-30DecommissionedUK F99 HMS Cornwall at HMNB Devonport, in advance of her planned out of service date, following the Oct 2010 Defence Review. In 2004, planned decommissioning date had been 2015.
2011-jul-13UK F99 HMS Cornwall Ships company marched through Truro in a Freedom of the Duchy of Cornwall ceremony
2011-oct-25UK F99 HMS Cornwall Ship s Bell handed over to Truro Cathedral.
2012-feb-15UK F99 HMS Cornwall ships hull towed from Devonport to Portsmouth Harbour, arriving 16 Feb, to be stripped before sale or scrapping
2012-feb-16UK F85 HMS Cumberland ships hull towed from Devonport to Portsmouth Harbour, arriving 17 Feb, to be stripped before sale or scrapping
2013-aprUK F87 HMS Chatham by Apr 2013 was laid up in Fareham Creek
2013-aprUK F99 HMS Cornwall by Apr 2013 was laid up in Fareham Creek
2013-aprUK F85 HMS Cumberland by Apr 2013 was laid up in Fareham Creek
2013-aprUK F86 HMS Campbeltown by Apr 2013 was laid up in Fareham Creek
2013-jul-27UK F99 HMS Cornwall sold for scrap to Swansea Drydock Ltd
2013-jul-27Fate: scrappedUK F85 HMS Cumberland sold for scrap to Layal, Turkey and departed from Portsmouth on 4 Nov 2013, under tow and arrived Aliaga on 14 Nov. The last Type 22 frigate had been recycled/dismantled by 7 Apr 2014.
2013-jul-27Fate: scrappedUK F86 HMS Campbeltown sold for scrap to Layal, Turkey. Departed Portsmouth 15 Oct 2013, under tow and arrived Aliaga on 29 Oct 2013. Disposal complete by 14 Mar 2014.
2013-jul-27Fate: scrappedUK F87 HMS Chatham sold for scrap to Layal, Turkey. Departed Portsmouth under tow on 8 Oct 2013 and arrived Aliaga on 23 Oct 2013. Disposal complete by 12 Feb 2014.
2013-oct-24Fate: scrappedUK F99 HMS Cornwall departed Portsmouth under tow on 24 Oct, for Swansea to be scrapped, arrived Swansea 30 Oct. Interior strip out complete and moved to dry dock for dismantling 21 May 2014.


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