South Atlantic departed HMNB Portsmouth for South Atlantic to patrol the Falklands TEZ, returning to Portsmouth mid Sep.
Accident collided with a navigation buoy around the Shambles, off Portland, resulting in damage requiring alongside repairs.
202 Flt assigned Lynx ZD257 as 815 Sq/334-SN ships flt until c Apr 1988.
Straits of Hormuz (SN)CollisionArmilla Patrol Armilla Patrol with Task Group 321.1 during Iran/Iraq war, escorting British shipping. In collision with mv Tor Bay in Straits of Hormuz, damaging both vessels. (Relieved on patrol by HMS Boxer).
229 Flt assigned Lynx XZ228 as 815 Sq/334-SN ships flt until c Nov 1994.
229 Flt assigned Lynx ZD257 again, as 815 Sq/334-SN ships flt until c Sep 1996.