F28 HMS Cleopatra


Royal Navy

1966 to 1992    


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Towed Array Exocet Leander class
FF - Frigate

Flight Deck: CP
Call Sign: GMLU


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1962Ordered
1963-jun-19Laid down
1964-mar-25Launched
1965-decAircraft829 NAS Wasp HAS.1 XT437 assigned as Cleopatra Flt/463 until c Jul 1966.
1966-jan-4Commissioned
1970-mayRefitto Sep 1970
1972-may-22DeploymentMozambique Channel Beira Beira Patrol Relieved HMS Lowestoft on Beira Patrol duty.
1973-julRefitMM38 Exocet single launcher Exocet conversion, completed 1975
1977-jun-25Deployment Fleet Review: Silver Jubilee of HM The Queen Present at Silver Jubilee Fleet Review (Captain 4F), off Gosport
1977-sep-5DeploymentDeparted HMNB Devonport as part of Task Group 317.6 for 7.5 month Australia and Far East group deployment, led by HMS Tiger. Left in company with HMS Amazon, HMS Mohawk and HMS Zulu. Returned to Devonport on 20 Apr 1978.
1978RefitReady for Lynx until Apr 1979, prepared for Lynx operations.
1979-aprShip granted the Freedom of Harrogate.
1992-jun-1Decommissioned
1993Fate: scrappedscrapped in India



Specifications        

    from Towed Array Exocet Leander class
4Missile Launcher MM38 Exocet single launcher
1Sonar towed array sonar Type 2031








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HMD Devonport, Devonport





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