UK Seawolf Leander class

UK Leander class
Frigate
ships



1980    


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6Missile Launcher Sea Wolf
1Naval Radar air search radar Type 967
1Naval Radar surface search radar Type 968
1Naval Radar fire direction radar Type 910


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UK Royal Navy Westland wasp 11
UK Royal Navy Westland Lynx 11

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UK Alexander Stephen - 1
UK Harland and Wolff - Belfast1
UK HMD Devonport - Devonport1
UK HMD Portsmouth - Portsmouth1
UK Yarrow - Scotstoun1


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UKRoyal NavyF57HMS AndromedaGSXU - AM19681993
UKRoyal NavyF58HMS HermioneGRYN - HM19691992
UKRoyal NavyF60HMS JupiterGSYA - JP19691992
UKRoyal NavyF75HMS CharybdisGWRA - CY19691991
UKRoyal NavyF71HMS ScyllaGXDE - SC19701993

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1965-dec-6Laid downUK F58 HMS Hermione laid down and launched at Alexander Stephen
1966-may-25Laid downUK F57 HMS Andromeda
1966-oct-3Laid downUK F60 HMS Jupiter
1967-jan-27Laid downUK F75 HMS Charybdis
1967-apr-26LaunchedUK F58 HMS Hermione at Alexander Stephen, Yard No 697 and completed at Yarrow.
1967-may-17Laid downUK F71 HMS Scylla
1967-may-24LaunchedUK F57 HMS Andromeda the last warship to be built at HMD Portsmouth
1967-sep-4LaunchedUK F60 HMS Jupiter
1968-feb-28LaunchedUK F75 HMS Charybdis aka The Cherry B.
1968-aug-8LaunchedUK F71 HMS Scylla
1968-dec-2CommissionedUK F57 HMS Andromeda
1969-marAircraftUK F57 HMS Andromeda assigned 829 NAS Wasp HAS.1 XV626/472-AM as Ships Flt, until c Oct 1970
1969-mayAircraftUK F75 HMS Charybdis assigned 829 Sq Wasp XT430 as /431-CY by May 1969 for working up, until Jul 1969.
1969-jun-2CommissionedUK F75 HMS Charybdis
1969-jul-11CommissionedUK F58 HMS Hermione joined 4th Frigate Squadron
1969-jul-26DeploymentUK F75 HMS Charybdis Fleet Review: Ships of the Western Fleet Present at Ships of the Western Fleet review in Torbay.
1969-jul-31AircraftUK F75 HMS Charybdis assigned 829 Sq Wasp XV635/431, until c Oct 1975
1969-aug-9CommissionedUK F60 HMS Jupiter
1970DeploymentUK F75 HMS Charybdis Despatched as representative ships carrying Prince Charles to the Fiji Independence Celebrations
1970DeploymentUK F58 HMS Hermione Beira Patrol off Mozambique Channel, enforcing UN sanctions.
1970-feb-12CommissionedUK F71 HMS Scylla
1970-aprAircraftUK F71 HMS Scylla assigned 829 Sq Wasp XS534/432 until 1972 accident
1970-apr-17DeploymentUK F58 HMS Hermione Apollo XIII splashdown recovery to waters south of Rio de Janeiro as standby for tertiary splashdown site for Apollo XIII recovery
1970-apr-21DeploymentUK F60 HMS Jupiter to Trinidad, following local riots
1970-oct-23DeploymentUK F57 HMS Andromeda attended mv Pacific Glory in company with HMS Zulu and the Bembridge Lifeboat RNLI Jesse Lamb off Isle of Wight, after she was hit and set ablaze in the English Channel.
1971-febAircraftUK F57 HMS Andromeda assigned 829 NAS Wasp HAS.1 XT438/472 as Ships Flt, until c Jul 1973
1972-jan-20AircraftUK F71 HMS Scylla whilst operating off Ascension Island, lost Wasp XS534/432 when it ditched and sank.
1972-dec-1Port VisitUK F57 HMS Andromeda visit to Mumbai (then Bombay) until 12 Dec.
1973-aprAircraftUK F60 HMS Jupiter assigned 829 Sq Wasp HAS.1 XS562/443 as Jupiter Flt, until c Aug 1975
1973-jun-8DeploymentUK F58 HMS Hermione departed HMNB Portsmouth as escort for HMS Tiger, Flagship for Far East group deployment of Task Group 317.1, in company with HMS Dido and HMS Rhyl. The group was supported by RFA Regent and RFA Tidespring, until it returned to the UK on 21 Dec 1973.
1973-sepAircraftUK F57 HMS Andromeda assigned 829 NAS Wasp HAS.1 XT421/472 as Ships Flt, until c Nov 1977
1974-julDeploymentUK F57 HMS Andromeda Partition of Cyprus part of Task Force escort to Eastern Mediterranean during Cyprus emergency
1975-feb-6DeploymentUK F75 HMS Charybdis Separation of Cypriot states Ordered from exercises off Lisbon to Cyprus to support the UN Peace Keeping Force and British interests, until 14 Feb.
1975-sepRefitUK F58 HMS Hermione into refit, completing Jun 1976. Rejoined the Fleet with the 5th Frigate Squadron.
1976-febAircraftUK F75 HMS Charybdis assigned 829 Sq Wasp XT781/431-CY, until c Apr 1976
1976-aprAircraftUK F75 HMS Charybdis assigned 829 Sq Wasp XS566/431 until Jun 1976
1976-junAircraftUK F60 HMS Jupiter assigned 829 Sq Wasp HAS.1 XT431/443-JP as Jupiter Flt, until c Mar 1979
1977-aprAircraftUK F71 HMS Scylla assigned 829 Sq Wasp XS543/432 until at least Sep 1978
1977-jun-25DeploymentUK F58 HMS Hermione Fleet Review: Silver Jubilee of HM The Queen Present at Silver Jubilee Fleet Review (as Captain 5F), off Browndown
1977-jun-25DeploymentUK F57 HMS Andromeda Fleet Review: Silver Jubilee of HM The Queen Present at Silver Jubilee Fleet Review (as Captain 6F), off Browndown
1977-jun-25DeploymentUK F75 HMS Charybdis Fleet Review: Silver Jubilee of HM The Queen Present at Silver Jubilee Fleet Review (6th Frigate Squadron), off Lee anchorage
1977-jun-25DeploymentUK F60 HMS Jupiter Fleet Review: Silver Jubilee of HM The Queen Present at Silver Jubilee Fleet Review (Captain 7F), off Gosport
1977-jun-25DeploymentUK F71 HMS Scylla Fleet Review: Silver Jubilee of HM The Queen Present at Silver Jubilee Fleet Review (Captain 8F), off Browndown
1978-marRefitUK F57 HMS Andromeda Sea Wolf Seawolf conversion and fit for Lynx operations commenced, completed end of 1980
1978-may-31DeploymentUK F58 HMS Hermione departed HMNB Devonport in company with HMS Ambuscade and HMS Leander. Joined up in English Channel with HMS Blake, the Flagship of Task Group 317.7 for a 6.5 month Caribbean, Atlantic and Pacific group deployment, escorted by HMS Juno and supported by RFA Green Rover, RFA Stromness and RFA Tidespring. Returned to Devonport 12 Dec 1978.
1978-decAircraftUK F71 HMS Scylla assigned 829 Sq Wasp XT784/432 until c Sep 1980, when Mother preparing for refit
1979-junRefitUK F75 HMS Charybdis Sea Wolf Seawolf conversion commenced at HMD Devonport, completed Aug 1982
1979-sepDeploymentUK F60 HMS Jupiter to Nov 1979, patrolling off Belize
1980-janRefitUK F58 HMS Hermione Sea Wolf Seawolf conversion commenced at HMD Chatham, completed Oct 1983. Hermione was the last frigate to undergo refit before HMD Chatham closed. She rejoined the Fleet with the 6th Frigate Squadron.
1980-janRefitUK F60 HMS Jupiter Sea Wolf Seawolf conversion commenced, completed Jun 1983
1980-novRefitUK F71 HMS Scylla Sea Wolf Seawolf conversion and Lynx preparations commenced at HMD Devonport, completed end 1984
1980-novAircraftUK F57 HMS Andromeda assigned 815 NAS Lynx HAS.2 XZ722 as /472 until c Mar 1984.
1982-jan-5TrialsUK F57 HMS Andromeda departed UK for AUTEC range to conduct Stingray torpedo trials.
1982-may-10DeploymentUK F57 HMS Andromeda Operation Corporate Departed HMNB Devonport for South Atlantic, as part of Bristol Group. Left theatre 22 Aug 1982.
1982-julAircraftUK F75 HMS Charybdis assigned 815 NAS Lynx HAS.2 XZ692 short term, as Charybdis Flt / 431-CY until c Sep 1982.
1982-sepAircraftUK F75 HMS Charybdis assigned 815 NAS Lynx HAS.2 XZ734 as / 431-CY until c Mar1986
1983DeploymentUK F57 HMS Andromeda Spent latter part of the year on deployment in the Indian Ocean region operating alongside HMNZS Waikato
1983-sepAircraftUK F60 HMS Jupiter assigned 815 Sq Lynx HAS.2 XZ227/443 as Jupiter Flt, until c Aug 1984
1983-dec-2DeploymentUK F57 HMS Andromeda Operation Offcut while returning via an Armilla Patrol mission on the return leg from a global deployment, ordered off Cyprus in readiness to sail to Beirut, if required.
1984-aprAircraftUK F57 HMS Andromeda assigned 815 Sq Lynx HAS.2 XZ244 as /472-AM, until c Oct 1985
1984-jun-13Port VisitUK F60 HMS Jupiter Nudged a bridge, whilst in the Pool of London
1984-octAircraftUK F71 HMS Scylla assigned 815 Sq Lynx HAS.3 ZD256/432-SC until c Mar 1988
1986-jan-17DeploymentUK F60 HMS Jupiter Operation Balsac diverted to Aden for Operation Balsac
1986-jan-24Port VisitUK F75 HMS Charybdis visited Pool of London, alongside HMS Belfast, with Lynx HAS.2 XZ734 / 431-CY embarked.
1988-marAircraftUK F75 HMS Charybdis assigned 815 NAS newly converted Lynx HAS.3GM ZD253 as / 431-CY until c Oct 1989.
1988-junAircraftUK F60 HMS Jupiter assigned 815 Sq lynx HAS.3 XZ230/443 as Jupiter Flt, until c Dec 1989
1988-sepAircraftUK F57 HMS Andromeda assigned 815 Sq Lynx HAS.3 XZ227 as /472-AM, until c Mar 1989
1990-aprAircraftUK F60 HMS Jupiter assigned 815 Sq Lynx HAS.3GMS XZ228/443 as Jupiter Flt, until c Mar 1991
1990-jun-1AircraftUK F58 HMS Hermione assigned 815 NAS Lynx HAS.3GMS XZ734 as /475-HM by Jul 1989 until flight deck accident on 1 Jun 1990.
1990-julAircraftUK F75 HMS Charybdis assigned 815 NAS Lynx HAS.3 XZ695/431-CY until Aug 1991, prior to decommissioning
1990-sepDeploymentUK F60 HMS Jupiter Armilla Patrol Along with HMS Battleaxe and HMS York, were relieved by HMS Brazen, HMS Cardiff and HMS Gloucester (as part of TG 321.1).
1990-sepAircraftUK F58 HMS Hermione assigned 815 NAS Lynx HMA.8 ZD257/475-HM until c Jun 1991
1990-novAircraftUK F71 HMS Scylla assigned 815 Sq Lynx HAS.3 XZ725/432 until c Mar 1991
1991-jan-10DeploymentUK F75 HMS Charybdis departed HMNB Portsmouth, in company with HMS Ark Royal as part of TG 323.2 for the eastern Mediterranean, to operate with US 6th Fleet for the defence of western flank of forces during Desert Shield/Storm and the supporting Armilla Patrol.
1991-marAircraftUK F71 HMS Scylla assigned Lynx HAS.3 (on short term loan from HMS Jupiter ?) XZ228/303-JP, until Jun 1991
1991-sep-30DecommissionedUK F75 HMS Charybdis
1991-decDeploymentUK F58 HMS Hermione Armilla Patrol on deployment in the Persian Gulf
1992DecommissionedUK F58 HMS Hermione
1992-jan-20AircraftUK F71 HMS Scylla assigned 815 Sq Lynx HAS.3 XZ227/432-SC until c Mar 1992
1992-jun-30DecommissionedUK F60 HMS Jupiter
1993DecommissionedUK F71 HMS Scylla
1993-janAircraftUK F57 HMS Andromeda assigned 815 Sq 227 Flt Lynx HAS.3 XZ694/472-AN for a few days in Jan-Feb 1993. Did she ever embark ?
1993-junDecommissionedUK F57 HMS Andromeda
1993-jun-11Fate: sunkUK F75 HMS Charybdis expended as Fleet target
1995Fate: transferedUK F57 HMS Andromeda to India as INS Krishna (F46)
1997-sepFate: transferedUK F60 HMS Jupiter sold for scrap
1998Fate: scrappedUK F60 HMS Jupiter scrapped at Alang, India
1998-mayFate: scrappedUK F58 HMS Hermione scrapped in India
2004-mar-27Fate: sunkUK F71 HMS Scylla sunk as artificial reef Whitsand Bay, Cornwall


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