Type 22 (Batch 3) Cornwall class

1988    

Type 22 (Batch 2) Boxer class
Frigate
ships

Type 22 (Batch 3) Cornwall class Frigate


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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

Aircraft Login to Edit    

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Royal Navy westland Lynx 12
Royal Navy AW eh.101 01

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Cammell Laird - 1
Swan Hunter - Wallsend1
Yarrow - Scotstoun2


Ships on Database Login to Edit    

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


4 units


Events of this class Login to Edit    

1983-dec-14Laid down F99 HMS Cornwall    
1984-oct-12Laid down F85 HMS Cumberland    
1985-oct-14Launched F99 HMS Cornwall     aka the Fighting Ice Cream or the Fighting 99
1985-dec-4Laid down F86 HMS Campbeltown    
1986-may-12Laid down F87 HMS Chatham    
1986-jun-21Launched F85 HMS Cumberland     was also known as The Fighting Sausage.
1987-oct-7Launched F86 HMS Campbeltown    
1988-jan-20Launched F87 HMS Chatham    
1988-apr-23Commissioned F99 HMS Cornwall     in Falmouth
1989-aprTrials F87 HMS Chatham     Sea trials, c 10 days
1989-may-27Commissioned F86 HMS Campbeltown    
1989-jun-10Commissioned F85 HMS Cumberland    
1990-aprAircraft F99 HMS Cornwall     allocated Lynx HAS.3S XZ237/412-CW for Ships Flt until c Dec 1990
1990-apr-18Deployment 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-4Commissioned F87 HMS Chatham    
1990-jun-22Port Visit F99 HMS Cornwall     22+23 June participated with Fleet Days Den Helder Netherlands. On board Lynx HAS.3 XZ237.
1990-octDeployment F85 HMS Cumberland     departed HMNB Devonport for South Atlantic deployment, relieving HMS Danae.
1990-decAircraft F99 HMS Cornwall     allocated Lynx HAS.3 XZ234/412-CW for Ships Flt until c Apr 1991
1991-janAircraft F87 HMS Chatham     allocated Sea King HAS.6 ZA167/131 of 826 NAS for Ships Flt until c Jan 1992
1991-julAircraft F99 HMS Cornwall     allocated Sea King HAS.6 XV696/132 of 826 NAS for Ships Flt until c Jan 1993
1992-oct-21Deployment F87 HMS Chatham     First RN Vessel to exercise with a Russian warship. Recovered a Ka-27 with a Russian VIP visitor to the ship.
1993-janAircraft F99 HMS Cornwall     allocated Lynx HAS.3S ZD259/412-CW for Ships Flt until c Apr 1993
1993-janAircraft 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-aprAircraft F99 HMS Cornwall     allocated Lynx HAS.3GMS ZD255/412-CW for Ships Flt until c Mar 1995
1993-julAircraft F87 HMS Chatham     allocated 819 NAS Sea King HAS.6 XV696/699-PW for Ships Flt until c Aug 1994.
1994-octDeployment F99 HMS Cornwall     Deployment to Arabian Gulf with HMS Cardiff, as part of US Operation Vigilant Warrior in support of Kuwait.
1996-jul-26Port Visit F99 HMS Cornwall     5 day visit to St Petersburg, departed 30 Jul.
1997-junAircraft F99 HMS Cornwall     allocated Lynx HMA.8 ZD566/412-CW for Ships Flt until Dec 1997
1997-junPort Visit F87 HMS Chatham     arrived in Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong to support the British Transfer of Sovereignty to China on 30 Jun.
1998-sep-15Deployment F85 HMS Cumberland     stood by off Albanian coast to support British nationals, until relieved by HMS London on 22 Sep.
1999-marAircraft F85 HMS Cumberland     on board Lynx XZ721
2000-mayDeployment F87 HMS Chatham     Operation Palliser ordered off Freetown, Sierra Leone to support Operation Palliser.
2001-may-24Port Visit F86 HMS Campbeltown     Visit to St. Petersburg, Russia until 28 May 2001
2001-aug-31Port Visit 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-sep-16Port Visit F87 HMS Chatham     relieved by HMS Edinburgh from Standing Naval Force Mediterranean duty at Augusta (Sicily).
2003-jan-16Deployment F87 HMS Chatham     Operation Telic to support combat operations in Iraq including Naval Gunfire Support, returned to the UK 7 Aug 2003.
2003-jan-16Deployment 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 Visit F99 HMS Cornwall     for visit to Grand Harbour, Malta.
2004-jun-15Port Visit F86 HMS Campbeltown     visit to affiliated town of Campbeltown in Scotland, until 18 Jun 2004.
2004-decDeployment 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-aug-8Deployment F85 HMS Cumberland     Departed HMNB Devonport for a 4 month disaster relief and anti-drug Caribbean deployment.
2005-octAircraft F99 HMS Cornwall     allocated Lynx HMA.8 XZ725/412-CW for Ships Flt until damaged in Feb 2006. For repair.
2006-may-29Aircraft F99 HMS Cornwall     815 NAS Cornwall Flt Lynx HMA.8 embarked is XZ725/412-CW
2006-jun-1Port Visit F87 HMS Chatham     Fleet Review: 50th Anniversary of Nigerian Navy joined celebrations for Golden Jubilee of Nigerian Navy, with RFA Gold Rover
2006-augAircraft F99 HMS Cornwall     allocated Lynx HMA.8 ZD261/437 (on short term loan) for Ships Flt, until c Oct 2006
2006-novAircraft F99 HMS Cornwall     allocated Lynx HAS.3S XZ692 (on short term loan) for Ships Flt, until c Dec 2006
2006-decAircraft F99 HMS Cornwall     return of Lynx HMA.8 XZ725/412-CW for Ships Flt until c Jun 2007
2007-jan-21Port Visit F86 HMS Campbeltown     2 day visit to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia for Royal Saudi Naval Forces liaison.
2007-jan-22Deployment 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-mar-23Deployment 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-4 F86 HMS Campbeltown     BALTOPS 07 participated with BALTOPS 07. on board Lynx from 815Squadron serial/code unknown
2007-jul-6Port Visit F87 HMS Chatham     Vlissingen, Netherlands for navy days 2007. For Michiel de Ruyter 400th anniversary.
2007-novDeployment F86 HMS Campbeltown     to Arabian Gulf for 7 month deployment, returning May 2008.
2008-marDeployment 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 Visit F85 HMS Cumberland     visited Tyneside, tied up alongside Spillar Wharf in Newcastle
2008-mayAircraft F99 HMS Cornwall     allocated Lynx HMA.8 XZ689/338 for Ships Flt until c Jun 2008 (on loan from Campbeltown Flt).
2008-sepPort Visit 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 Visit F99 HMS Cornwall     4 day visit to Hamburg, departed 26 Sep.
2008-octRefit 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-4Deployment F99 HMS Cornwall     Exercise Joint Warrior 08-2 participated in bi-annual multi-national exercise off Scottish coast, until 17 Oct
2008-decAircraft F99 HMS Cornwall     allocated Lynx HMA.8 ZD258/412-CW for Ships Flt, until c Dec 2009
2009-apr-28Deployment F99 HMS Cornwall     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-24Deployment 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-decRefit F85 HMS Cumberland     Updates to weapons systems and communications suite by Babcock at HMD Devonport.
2010-jan-5Deployment 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-febAircraft F99 HMS Cornwall     allocated Lynx HMA.8 ZF560/412-CW for Ships Flt, until c May 2010
2010-apr-24Port Visit F99 HMS Cornwall     5 day visit to Falmouth, with Ship Open to Visitors on 25 Apr.
2010-apr-30Port Visit F86 HMS Campbeltown     Three day visit to St Marys, Isles of Scilly, as guardship for the 2010 World Gig Racing championship.
2010-jul-23Port Visit F99 HMS Cornwall     4 day visit to Fowey, with Ship Open to Visitors on 24 and 25 Jul, departed 26 Jul.
2010-sep-30Deployment 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-octAircraft F87 HMS Chatham     assigned 815 NAS Lynx HMA.8 XZ698 as Chatham Flt/348-CM, until Dec 2010.
2010-oct-28Deployment F99 HMS Cornwall     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 Visit F86 HMS Campbeltown     visit to Holyhead, Angelsey until 2 Nov 2010
2010-oct-31Deployment F85 HMS Cumberland     relieved HMS Somerset as the duty frigate in the Arabian Gulf
2010-dec-26Deployment F85 HMS Cumberland     escorted FNS Charles de Gaulle carrier group through the Straits of Hormuz
2011-jan-20Port Visit F87 HMS Chatham     arrived in North Shields (Tyneside) for a 4 day farewell visit, prior to decommissioning.
2011-jan-26Port Visit F87 HMS Chatham     returned to HMNB Devonport for the last time, to pay off.
2011-febDeployment F85 HMS Cumberland     relieved as Op Telic on-watch frigate by HMS Iron Duke in mid Feb 2011.
2011-feb-8Decommissioned 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-23Deployment F85 HMS Cumberland     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 Visit F86 HMS Campbeltown     visited Merseyside for the last time before decommissioning, departed 7 Mar.
2011-apr-7Decommissioned 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 Visit F85 HMS Cumberland     Returned to HMNB Devonport for final time, prior to decommissioning.
2011-apr-25Port Visit F99 HMS Cornwall     Visited Falmouth for final time before decommissioning.
2011-apr-26Port Visit F99 HMS Cornwall     Returned to Devonport for final time, prior to decommissioning.
2011-jun-23Decommissioned 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-30Decommissioned 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-13 F99 HMS Cornwall     Ships company marched through Truro in a Freedom of the Duchy of Cornwall ceremony
2011-oct-25 F99 HMS Cornwall     Ship s Bell handed over to Truro Cathedral.
2012-feb-15 F99 HMS Cornwall     ships hull towed from Devonport to Portsmouth Harbour, arriving 16 Feb, to be stripped before sale or scrapping
2012-feb-16 F85 HMS Cumberland     ships hull towed from Devonport to Portsmouth Harbour, arriving 17 Feb, to be stripped before sale or scrapping
2013-mar-3Port Visit F85 HMS Cumberland     visited Merseyside for the last time before decommissioning, departed 7 Mar.
2013-jul-27Fate: scrapped F99 HMS Cornwall     sold for scrap to Swansea Drydock Ltd
2013-jul-27Fate: scrapped F85 HMS Cumberland     sold for scrap to Layal, Turkey and departed from Portsmouth on 4 Nov 2013, under tow. The last Type 22 frigate.
2013-jul-27Fate: scrapped F86 HMS Campbeltown     sold for scrap to Layal, Turkey. Departed Portsmouth 15 Oct 2013, under tow.
2013-jul-27Fate: scrapped F87 HMS Chatham     sold for scrap to Layal, Turkey. Departed Portsmouth under tow on 8 Oct 2013.
2013-oct-24Fate: scrapped 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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