departed HMNB Devonport for 3 month Cougar 12 deployment in the Mediterranean
Operation KipionCougar 13 departed HMNB Devonport for 7 month deployment which is to include participation in Ex Cougar 13. Lynx HMA.8 of 815 NAS 214 Flt embarked. Relieved HMS Dragon off the Horn of Africa on 19 Sep. Relieved on station by HMS Diamond on 26 Feb and returned to HMNB Devonport in Mar 2014.
transit through the Strait of Hormuz, escorting HMS Illustrious, as part of Cougar 13 deployment.
Latakia retasked to provide Force Protection to UN fleet removing chemical weapons from Syria as part of Operation Recsyr, via the port of Latakia
West India Docks visited West India Dock, South Quay for 350th anniversary of Royal Marines weekend.