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  • UK Type 42 (Batch 1 and 2) class

    UK Type 82 Bristol class
    Guided-Missile Destroyer
    ships



    1975    


    Guided-Missile Destroyer Type 42 (Batch 1 and 2) class

        Derivatives / Succeeded by
    AR Hercules class 1977
                            AR LCC Hercules class 2004
    UK Type 42 (Batch 3) 1980


    Specifications

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    3560light (tn)
    4350full load (tn)
    125length (m)
    14beam (m)
    5.80draught (m)
    4000range (nm)
    29max speed (knots)
    50000power (shp)
    2Naval Engine gas turbine - Rolls Royce Olympus
    2Naval Engine gas turbine - Rolls Royce Tyne
    2Naval Engine propulsion system: COGOG
    1Missile Launcher Sea Dart
    4Chaff and decoys Seagnat
    1Naval Radar air search radar Type 965
    2Naval Radar fire direction radar Type 909
    1Naval Radar navigation radar Type 1006
    1Naval Radar surface and low level air search radar Type 996
    1Sonar hull mounted sonar Type 2050

    Aircraft

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        Typical Max
    UK Royal Navy Westland Lynx 11


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    Shipyards

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    UK BAE Systems (Vickers) - 2
    UK Cammell Laird - 3
    UK Swan Hunter - Wallsend3
    UK Vosper Thornycroft - Woolston2


    List of Ships

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    UKRoyal NavyD80HMS SheffieldGNUD - SD19751982
    UKRoyal NavyD86HMS BirminghamGQEN - BM19761999
    ARArgentine NavyD1Hercules class ARA HerculesLOHE19771999
    Hercules class B52 ARA Hercules 2004--
    UKRoyal NavyD88HMS GlasgowGQIJ - GW19772005
    UKRoyal NavyD87HMS NewcastleGQIH - NC19782004
    UKRoyal NavyD118HMS CoventryGQIG - CV19781982
    UKRoyal NavyD108HMS CardiffGQIF - CF19792005
    UKRoyal NavyD89HMS ExeterGVUJ - EX19802009
    ARArgentine NavyD2Hercules class ARA Santisima TrinidadLOSS19812000
    UKRoyal NavyD90HMS SouthamptonGVUK - SN19812009
    UKRoyal NavyD92HMS LiverpoolGZIS - LP19822012
    UKRoyal NavyD91HMS NottinghamGZIR - NM19832010
    UKRoyal NavyD95Type 42 (Batch 3) HMS ManchesterGYHG - MC19832011
    UKRoyal NavyD96Type 42 (Batch 3) HMS GloucesterGBBF - GC19852011
    UKRoyal NavyD98Type 42 (Batch 3) HMS YorkGBBB - YK19852012
    UKRoyal NavyD97Type 42 (Batch 3) HMS EdinburghGBBE - EN19862013

    16 units


    Events

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    0UK D92 HMS Liverpool
    1970-jan-15Laid downUK D80 HMS Sheffield
    1971-jun-10LaunchedUK D80 HMS Sheffield by HM Queen Elizabeth II.
    1971-novOrderedUK D88 HMS Glasgow
    1971-nov-11OrderedUK D87 HMS Newcastle
    1972-mar-28Laid downUK D86 HMS Birmingham Yard No. V.1358
    1972-nov-3Laid downUK D108 HMS Cardiff
    1973-jan-29Laid downUK D118 HMS Coventry Yard No. V.1359
    1973-feb-21Laid downUK D87 HMS Newcastle Yard No. 61
    1973-jul-30LaunchedUK D86 HMS Birmingham
    1974-feb-22LaunchedUK D108 HMS Cardiff completed at Swan Hunter from 1975
    1974-mar-7Laid downUK D88 HMS Glasgow Yard No. 62
    1974-jun-21LaunchedUK D118 HMS Coventry
    1975-feb-16CommissionedUK D80 HMS Sheffield
    1975-apr-24LaunchedUK D87 HMS Newcastle
    1976-jan-22OrderedUK D89 HMS Exeter
    1976-mar-17OrderedUK D90 HMS Southampton
    1976-apr-14LaunchedUK D88 HMS Glasgow
    1976-jul-22Laid downUK D89 HMS Exeter as first Batch 2 Type 42, Yard No. 101
    1976-oct-21Laid downUK D90 HMS Southampton as second Batch 2 Type 42
    1976-dec-3CommissionedUK D86 HMS Birmingham
    1977-febTrialsUK D86 HMS Birmingham Undertook first of type Lynx HAS.2 deck landing trials with 700(L) IFTU.
    1977-mar-1OrderedUK D91 HMS Nottingham
    1977-may-25CommissionedUK D88 HMS Glasgow with the icon of St Mungo, Patron Saint of Glasgow as Ships Crest
    1977-may-27OrderedUK D92 HMS Liverpool
    1977-jun-25DeploymentUK D86 HMS Birmingham Fleet Review: Silver Jubilee of HM The Queen Guardship for Silver Jubilee Fleet Review, off Ryde Sand
    1977-jun-25DeploymentUK D80 HMS Sheffield Fleet Review: Silver Jubilee of HM The Queen Present at Silver Jubilee Fleet Review), off Gosport
    1977-augAircraftUK D86 HMS Birmingham assigned Lynx HAS.2 XZ232/333-BM by Aug 1977 until at least Sep 1979.
    1978-jan-4AircraftUK D87 HMS Newcastle 702 Sqn, 203 Flt Lynx XZ239 assigned as /345 Newcastle Flt
    1978-febHomeportUK D87 HMS Newcastle arrived at HMNB Portsmouth after completion of builders trials
    1978-feb-6Laid downUK D91 HMS Nottingham as Batch 2 Type 42
    1978-mar-23CommissionedUK D87 HMS Newcastle
    1978-apr-25LaunchedUK D89 HMS Exeter
    1978-junDeploymentUK D86 HMS Birmingham departed HMNB Portsmouth as a late joiner to HMS Blake, the Flagship of Task Group 317.7, for a 6 month Caribbean, Atlantic and Pacific group deployment. Returned to Portsmouth 12 Dec 1978.
    1978-jul-5Laid downUK D92 HMS Liverpool as Batch 2 Type 42, Yard No. V.1374
    1978-oct-20CommissionedUK D118 HMS Coventry
    1979-jan-29LaunchedUK D90 HMS Southampton
    1979-mar-5DeploymentUK D87 HMS Newcastle Maiden deployment to South Atlantic, returning Jun 1979
    1979-aprAircraftUK D118 HMS Coventry assigned 815 NAS 212 Flt Lynx HAS.2 XZ250 / 336-CV, until c Jan 1980
    1979-junRefitUK D80 HMS Sheffield until Nov 1980.
    1979-junAircraftUK D88 HMS Glasgow allocated Lynx HAS.2 XZ254/344-GW for Ships Flt until Apr 1981
    1979-augAircraftUK D108 HMS Cardiff assigned 702 Sq Lynx HAS.2 XZ255 as Cardiff Flt / 335-CF, until c Dec 1981
    1979-sep-24CommissionedUK D108 HMS Cardiff
    1980-febAircraftUK D118 HMS Coventry assigned 815 NAS 212 Flt Lynx HAS.2 XZ257 / 336-CV, until c Nov 1981
    1980-feb-18LaunchedUK D91 HMS Nottingham
    1980-aug-8DeploymentUK D88 HMS Glasgow to St Lucia for disaster relief operations following Hurricane Allen
    1980-sep-19CommissionedUK D89 HMS Exeter
    1980-sep-25LaunchedUK D92 HMS Liverpool
    1980-oct-7DeploymentUK D118 HMS Coventry Armilla Patrol First British Warship to be assigned the Armilla Patrol duty, with XZ257 embarked.
    1981-marRefitUK D86 HMS Birmingham Refit until c Mar 1982. Post refit trials shortened.
    1981-mar-6DeploymentUK D87 HMS Newcastle Armilla Patrol departed HMNB Portsmouth for 5 month Armilla Patrol deployment to Middle East, Persian Gulf and East Africa, joining HMS Rothesay, RFA Fort Grange and RFA Olna. Relieved HMS Ardent on arrival. Returned 3 Aug 1981.
    1981-aprAircraftUK D88 HMS Glasgow allocated Lynx HAS.2 XZ732/344-GW for Ships Flt until Apr 1982
    1981-mayDeploymentUK D88 HMS Glasgow supported by RFA Olwen and HM Submarine Superb, shadowed Kirov task group in the northern Atlantic.
    1981-may-26AircraftUK D90 HMS Southampton 815 Sq Southampton Flight formed at RNAS Portland.
    1981-junAircraftUK D89 HMS Exeter allocated 815 NAS Lynx XZ733 as Exeter Flt/420-EX, until c Aug 1982
    1981-aug-29Port VisitUK D108 HMS Cardiff Ship open to visitors at Plymouth Navy Days 1981
    1981-oct-31CommissionedUK D90 HMS Southampton alongside QE II Terminal, Southampton
    1981-nov-16AircraftUK D90 HMS Southampton embarkation of 815 Sq Southampton Flt with Lynx HAS.2 known as Monty
    1982-janAircraftUK D118 HMS Coventry assigned 815 NAS Lynx HAS.2 XZ700 /336-CV by Jan 1982
    1982-feb-15RefitUK D87 HMS Newcastle 6 month refit, completed 21 Jul 1982.
    1982-mar-15AircraftUK D87 HMS Newcastle 815 Sqn, 203 Flt Lynx XZ242 assigned as /345-NC Newcastle Flt but reassigned to Coventry Flt on 17 Apr 1982
    1982-apr-2DeploymentUK D118 HMS Coventry Operation Corporate Ordered to South Atlantic from Exercise Springtrain, off Gibraltar.
    1982-apr-2DeploymentUK D88 HMS Glasgow Operation Corporate Ordered to South Atlantic from Exercise Springtrain to join CV Battle Group, suffering bomb damage on 12 May and leaving theatre on 27 May 1982.
    1982-apr-2DeploymentUK D80 HMS Sheffield Operation Corporate Ordered to South Atlantic from exercise with 815 Squadron 213 Flt (XZ725/337-SD) embarked to join Advanced Group. Exchanged Lynx for XZ721 with HMS Brilliant 22 Apr 1982.
    1982-apr-17AircraftUK D87 HMS Newcastle 815 Sqn, 203 Flt Lynx XZ700 assigned to Newcastle Flt but never reached the ship (sunk with mv Atlantic Conveyor 25 May 1982)
    1982-apr-17AircraftUK D88 HMS Glasgow allocated Lynx HAS.2 XZ247/344 for Ships Flt until May 1982
    1982-apr-17AircraftUK D118 HMS Coventry exchanged Ships Flt with Sea Skua fitted Lynx HAS.2 XZ242 /336
    1982-apr-20DeploymentUK D108 HMS Cardiff Operation Corporate Left Mombasa for South Atlantic to join Bristol Group, leaving theatre on 7 Jul 1982 after being relieved by HMS Birmingham.
    1982-mayDecommissionedUK D80 HMS Sheffield
    1982-mayDecommissionedUK D118 HMS Coventry
    1982-may-4AircraftUK D87 HMS Newcastle 815 Sqn, 203 Flt Lynx XZ720 assigned to Newcastle Flt aboard RFA Fort Austin, transferred to HMS Hermes 3 Jul 1982 for return to UK from Falkland Islands.
    1982-may-7DeploymentUK D89 HMS Exeter Operation Corporate Departed St Johns, Antigua while West Indies Guardship for South Atlantic to replace HMS Sheffield, leaving theatre on 7 Jul 1982.
    1982-may-10Fate: sunkUK D80 HMS Sheffield struck by Exocet missle on 4 May 1982 in South Atlantic and later sank while under tow
    1982-may-12DeploymentUK D88 HMS Glasgow hit by 1000lb bomb, which passed through the hull without exploding.
    1982-may-17AircraftUK D87 HMS Newcastle 815 Sqn Lynx XZ240 assigned to Newcastle Flt aboard HMS Hermes
    1982-may-25Fate: sunkUK D118 HMS Coventry Sunk after being hit by bombs in South Atlantic
    1982-may-25AircraftUK D88 HMS Glasgow allocated Lynx HAS.2 XZ696/344-GW for Ships Flt until Jun 1982
    1982-jun-6AircraftUK D108 HMS Cardiff Gazelle XX377 incident
    1982-jun-18DeploymentUK D90 HMS Southampton departed HMNB Portsmouth for South Atlantic, in company with HMS Birmingham, HMS Apollo, HMS Bacchante and RFA Olwen, to patrol the post-war Falklands TEZ, returning to Portsmouth 17 Oct.
    1982-jun-18DeploymentUK D86 HMS Birmingham departed HMNB Portsmouth for South Atlantic in company with HMS Southampton, to relieve ships from Operation Corporate. Returned 17 Oct.
    1982-jun-28AircraftUK D87 HMS Newcastle 815 Sqn, 241 Flt Lynx XZ256 assigned as /345-NC Newcastle Flt, until Sep 1982 (when damaged S of Ascension Island).
    1982-jul-9CommissionedUK D92 HMS Liverpool aka Crazy Red Chicken
    1982-sepAircraftUK D87 HMS Newcastle 815 Sqn, 241 Flt Lynx XZ731 assigned as /345-NC Newcastle Flt, until Mar 1984
    1982-sepAircraftUK D88 HMS Glasgow allocated Lynx HAS.2 XZ694/344-GW for Ships Flt until Dec 1982
    1982-sepAircraftUK D92 HMS Liverpool 815 Sq Lynx HAS.2 XZ245 assigned as /332-LP until c Aug 1983
    1982-sep-6DeploymentUK D87 HMS Newcastle departed HMNB Portsmouth for 5 month security patrol around Falkland Islands in company with 5 other RN warships. Newcastle returned to UK on 20 Dec 1982.
    1982-nov-8DeploymentUK D92 HMS Liverpool Departed HMNB Portsmouth for South Atlantic, left theatre 28 Mar 1983.
    1983-jan-19Port VisitUK D90 HMS Southampton visit to Hamburg for 6 days, until 24 Jan.
    1983-apr-8CommissionedUK D91 HMS Nottingham
    1983-apr-27DeploymentUK D90 HMS Southampton departed HMNB Portsmouth for South Atlantic to patrol the Falklands TEZ, returning to Portsmouth mid Sep.
    1983-jul-15DeploymentUK D87 HMS Newcastle departed HMNB Portsmouth for 5 month security patrol around Falkland Islands in company with 3 other RN warships. Newcastle returned to UK in Dec 1983.
    1984UK D90 HMS Southampton collided with a navigation buoy around the Shambles, off Portland, resulting in damage requiring alongside repairs.
    1984-janDeploymentUK D91 HMS Nottingham departed UK for South Atlantic deployment, returned c Jul.
    1984-mar-5AircraftUK D87 HMS Newcastle 815 Sqn, 241 Flt Lynx XZ246 on temporary loan to Newcastle Flt
    1984-mar-12DeploymentUK D88 HMS Glasgow departed HMNB Portsmouth for a 5 month and Indian Ocean deployment, returned on 18 Aug
    1984-jun-14DeploymentUK D87 HMS Newcastle short European waters deployment, returned 18 Jul 1984
    1985RefitUK D86 HMS Birmingham at Rosyth, amongst other things to fit for Lynx HAS.3, returned to Portsmouth 1988. Preparing for refit, 200 Flt Lynx transferred to HMS Ambuscade.
    1985-mayAircraftUK D87 HMS Newcastle 815 Sqn, 241 Flt Lynx ZD265 assigned as /345-NC Newcastle Flt, until c Mar 1986
    1985-oct-24DeploymentUK D87 HMS Newcastle departed HMNB Portsmouth for 5 month Persian Gulf and East African maritime security mission, arriving back in the UK on 27 Feb 1986
    1986-jan-17DeploymentUK D87 HMS Newcastle Operation Balsac diverted to Aden for Operation Balsac. Ships Flt ZD265 transferred c 250 evacuees, 6 at a time from mv Diamond Princess on 23 Jan and made for Djbouti.
    1986-mar-12RefitUK D87 HMS Newcastle for 19 month refit, to include many of the lessons from the 1982 Falklands conflict, emerging on 6 Nov 1987
    1986-aprDeploymentUK D89 HMS Exeter Operation Clover sent to Gibraltar until May 1986 to support protection of territorial waters and strengthen the Gibraltar Guardship
    1986-junAircraftUK D90 HMS Southampton assigned Lynx ZD257 as 815 Sq/334-SN ships flt until c Apr 1988.
    1986-julAircraftUK D89 HMS Exeter Lynx XZ733 as 815 NAS Exeter Flt by Jul 1986 (possibly only seen at Yeovilton, having returned from conversion, still in Exeter Flt markings ?)
    1986-aug-7DeploymentUK D90 HMS Southampton Armilla Patrol relieved from Armilla Patrol on station by HMS Syclla.
    1986-sepAircraftUK D88 HMS Glasgow allocated Lynx HAS.3 XZ696/344-GW for Ships Flt until Mar 1988
    1986-sepDeploymentUK D91 HMS Nottingham Armilla Patrol Persian Gulf - Armilla patrol
    1987-marDeploymentUK D88 HMS Glasgow sent to Zeebrugge, to assist with the capsized ferry, Herald of Free Enterprise
    1987-mar-31DeploymentUK D88 HMS Glasgow departed HMNB Rosyth for 5 month North Atlantic and Caribbean deployment, returned on 28 Aug
    1987-octAircraftUK D86 HMS Birmingham 815 Sq 241 Flt Lynx HAS.3 detached to RFA TIdespring until Dec 1987.
    1988RefitUK D108 HMS Cardiff refit completed Mar 1989
    1988-janAircraftUK D87 HMS Newcastle 815 Sqn, 223 Flt Lynx XZ248 assigned as /345-NC Newcastle Flt, until c Dec 1990
    1988-marAircraftUK D92 HMS Liverpool 829 Sq Lynx HAS.3 ZD251 assigned as /332-LP until c Oct 1988
    1988-aug-3DeploymentUK D87 HMS Newcastle departed HMNB Portsmouth after refit, for 4 month deployment as West Indies Guardship, returning on 12 Dec 1987.
    1988-sepAircraftUK D86 HMS Birmingham assigned 815 Sq Lynx HAS.3 ZD256/333-BM until c Mar 1989
    1988-sepAircraftUK D88 HMS Glasgow allocated Lynx HAS.3S XZ240/344-GW for Ships Flt until Mar 1991
    1988-sep-3DeploymentUK D90 HMS Southampton Armilla 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).
    1989DeploymentUK D87 HMS Newcastle with Lynx XZ248 for South Atlantic Patrol
    1989-sep-21DeploymentUK D87 HMS Newcastle returned from South Atlantic Patrol via East Pacific, Panama Canal and Caribbean on 21 Sep 1989.
    1990-aprDeploymentUK D88 HMS Glasgow left for western North Atlantic deployment as part of TG 318.1, escorting HMS Ark Royal (flagship), HMS Brave and HMS Cumberland, supported by RFA Fort Grange and RFA Olna. Returned to HMNB Devonport on 28 Jun.
    1990-apr-9DeploymentUK D87 HMS Newcastle departed HMNB Portsmouth for 5 month maritime security and anti-narcotics mission in Caribbean as West Indies Guardship, returning early Aug 1990
    1990-julDeploymentUK D86 HMS Birmingham whilst on West Indies Guardship deployment, sent to Trinidad with RFA Oakleaf, as island government was under threat
    1990-sepRefitUK D87 HMS Newcastle surface and low level air search radar Type 996 refit included installation of Type 996 radar and improved defensive systems, completed May 1991.
    1990-sepDeploymentUK D108 HMS Cardiff Armilla Patrol Deployed to reinforce Armilla Patrol after Kuwaiti annexation by Iraq. Joined by HMS Gloucester and HMS Brazen as part of TG 321.1, relieving HMS Battleaxe, HMS Jupiter and HMS York.
    1990-sepAircraftUK D108 HMS Cardiff assigned 815 Sq 214 Flt Lynx HAS.3 XZ230 as /335
    1990-decAircraftUK D87 HMS Newcastle 815 Sqn, 223 Flt Lynx ZF562 assigned as /345-NC Newcastle Flt, until Mar 1991
    1991UK D86 HMS Birmingham Adriatic for Op Sharp Guard interdiction of shipping believed to be supplying Serbia
    1991-jan-15DeploymentUK D89 HMS Exeter Armilla Patrol Departed Portland for Armilla Patrol duties with 815 NAS Lynx /420 embarked, in company with HMS Brave, HMS Brilliant and RFA Bayleaf (and joined later by HMS Manchester), to relieve HMS Gloucester, HMS Cardiff and HMS Brazen on station.
    1991-feb-3Port VisitUK D89 HMS Exeter emergency port visit for engine change, completed 5 Feb
    1991-marAircraftUK D87 HMS Newcastle 815 Sqn, 219 Flt Lynx XZ691 assigned as /345-NC Newcastle Flt, until Mar 1992
    1991-marAircraftUK D88 HMS Glasgow allocated Lynx HAS.3 XZ232/344-GW for Ships Flt until Oct 1991
    1991-jun-13DeploymentUK D88 HMS Glasgow departed HMNB Portsmouth for 5 month Far East deployment, returned to HMNB Rosyth on 22 Nov
    1991-julAircraftUK D89 HMS Exeter allocated 815 NAS Lynx ZD257 as Exeter Flt/420-EX, until c Jan 1993
    1991-sepUK D86 HMS Birmingham Armilla Patrol Departed Portsmouth for Armilla Patrol of Gulf region
    1991-novRefitUK D88 HMS Glasgow at HMD Rosyth, until mid Feb 1992
    1992-janAircraftUK D88 HMS Glasgow allocated Lynx HAS.3 XZ726/344-GW for Ships Flt until Sep 1992
    1992-mar-26AircraftUK D87 HMS Newcastle 815 Sqn, 219 Flt Lynx XZ227 assigned as /345-NC Newcastle Flt until c Feb 1993.
    1992-may-12DeploymentUK D87 HMS Newcastle departed HMNB Portsmouth for Far East deployment and joined with the HMS Invincible Group for Orient 92 deployment, returning 27 Nov 1992
    1992-junDeploymentUK D87 HMS Newcastle Orient 92 deployment Participated in Exercise Sea Cobra off Diego Garcia with the Invincible Task Group, end Jun early Jul 1992
    1992-sepAircraftUK D88 HMS Glasgow allocated Lynx HAS.3 XZ235/344-GW for Ships Flt until Nov 1992
    1992-novAircraftUK D88 HMS Glasgow allocated Lynx HAS.3 XZ250/344-GW for Ships Flt until Jul 1993
    1993-janAircraftUK D89 HMS Exeter allocated 815 NAS Lynx XZ227 as Exeter Flt/420-EX, until c May 1993
    1993-mar-26Port VisitUK D89 HMS Exeter 26-29 March Amsterdam, Netherlands embarked Lynx XZ227
    1993-mayAircraftUK D89 HMS Exeter allocated 815 NAS Lynx XZ690 as Exeter Flt/420-EX, until c Jan 1994
    1993-junAircraftUK D87 HMS Newcastle 815 Sqn, 219 Flt Lynx XZ248 assigned as /345-NC Newcastle Flt, until c Aug 1995
    1993-julAircraftUK D88 HMS Glasgow allocated Lynx HAS.3S XZ721/344-GW for Ships Flt until Mar 1994
    1993-aug-31AircraftUK D90 HMS Southampton assigned Lynx XZ228 as 815 Sq/334-SN ships flt until c Nov 1994.
    1993-sep-8DeploymentUK D87 HMS Newcastle departed HMNB Portsmouth for a 7 month South Atlantic deployment, relieved on station by HMS Norfolk in Feb and returning via East Pacific, Panama Canal and Caribbean in Apr 1994
    1993-novDeploymentUK D88 HMS Glasgow deployed to Gulf and Middle East and returned to HMNB Portsmouth in Mar 1994
    1994-mayAircraftUK D88 HMS Glasgow allocated Lynx HAS.3 ZD268/344-GW for Ships Flt until Dec 1995
    1994-jun-21Port VisitUK D88 HMS Glasgow 3 day visit to the Baltic Sea port of Baltyisk, departed 24 Jun
    1994-sep-10Port VisitUK D88 HMS Glasgow visit to Cherbourg
    1994-octDeploymentUK D108 HMS Cardiff Deployment to Arabian Gulf with HMS Cornwall, as part of US Operation Vigilant Warrior in support of Kuwait.
    1994-oct-16Port VisitUK D88 HMS Glasgow 6 day visit to St Petersburg as Royal Escort for HMY Britannia
    1995-janAircraftUK D90 HMS Southampton assigned Lynx ZD257 again, as 815 Sq/334-SN ships flt until c Sep 1996.
    1995-julDeploymentUK D90 HMS Southampton assisted in evacuation of Plymouth, Montserrat when Mount Soufriere began a series of eruptions.
    1995-aug-7RefitUK D87 HMS Newcastle major refit at HMD Rosyth, completed Nov 1996
    1995-aug-19DeploymentUK D90 HMS Southampton Operation Harlech returned to Montserrat in response to further eruptions for a relief and evacuation mission.
    1996-janAircraftUK D88 HMS Glasgow allocated Lynx HAS.2 XZ727/344-GW for Ships Flt until Jul 1996
    1996-feb-29DeploymentUK D88 HMS Glasgow Ships Flt Lynx transferred medical staff to a Russian Victor III class submarine, operating c 50 nm NW of Isle of Lewis to assess illness of a Russian crewman.
    1996-jul-20Port VisitUK D91 HMS Nottingham at Malta
    1996-augAircraftUK D87 HMS Newcastle 815 Sqn, 219 Flt Lynx XZ695 assigned as /345-NC Newcastle Flt, until c Nov 1998
    1996-octAircraftUK D90 HMS Southampton assigned Lynx XZ229 as 815 Sq/334-SN ships flt until c Jun 1997.
    1997RefitUK D89 HMS Exeter for major refit, emerged Autumn 1998
    1997-marDeploymentUK D89 HMS Exeter Operation Helvin ordered from Gibraltar area for Albanian coast to relieve HMS Birmingham, until 8 Apr.
    1997-mar-14DeploymentUK D86 HMS Birmingham Operation Helvin stood off Durrës to support evacuation of British citizens until relieved on station by HMS Exeter.
    1997-mayDeploymentUK D92 HMS Liverpool Operation Caxton In Caribbean, assisting in evacuations from Montserrat with RFA Black Rover until Aug.
    1997-jun-23DeploymentUK D86 HMS Birmingham ordered to the Albanian coast, subsequently relieved by HMS Exeter.
    1997-nov-17DeploymentUK D87 HMS Newcastle departed HMNB Portsmouth for 8 month deployment as West Indies Guardship, including relief visits to Montserrat after the Dec 1997 aftershocks of the Jun 1997 earthquake, returned Jul 1998.
    1998-janRefitUK D90 HMS Southampton until May 1999 at Babcock, Rosyth.
    1998-mayAircraftUK D88 HMS Glasgow allocated Lynx HAS.3S ZD255/344-GW for Ships Flt until Feb 2000
    1998-augPort VisitUK D86 HMS Birmingham Portsmouth on board Lynx ZD264
    1998-aug-28DeploymentUK D92 HMS Liverpool International Festival of Sea Participated in IFoS 1998, Portsmouth on board Lynx XZ727
    1998-aug-28DeploymentUK D86 HMS Birmingham International Festival of Sea Participated in IFoS 1998.
    1998-aug-28DeploymentUK D91 HMS Nottingham International Festival of Sea Participated in IFoS 1998.
    1998-novAircraftUK D87 HMS Newcastle 815 Sqn, HQ Flt Lynx XZ230 on temporary loan to Newcastle Flt, still wearing /305
    1999RefitUK D91 HMS Nottingham major life extension refit, completed Nov 2000.
    1999-janAircraftUK D87 HMS Newcastle 815 Sqn, 219 Flt Lynx XZ239 assigned as /345-NC Newcastle Flt
    1999-jan-9DeploymentUK D87 HMS Newcastle departed HMNB Portsmouth, as escort for HMS Invincible for Persian Gulf Iraqi sanctions enforcement deployment. On the return trip, diverted to the Adriatic to support UN operations in Kosovo and reached Portsmouth in late May 1999, when its Lynx departed by road for RNAS Yeovilton.
    1999-febAircraftUK D89 HMS Exeter Lynx XZ694 as 815 NAS Exeter Flt by Feb 1999
    1999-mayPort VisitUK D86 HMS Birmingham visited Malta
    1999-sep-18DeploymentUK D88 HMS Glasgow Operation Langar departed Darwin, Aus as part of an Australian and New Zealand fleet (INTERFET), to assist international peacekeeping forces in East Timor until 30 Sep, and returned to HMNB Portsmouth on 11 Nov.
    1999-sep-18DeploymentUK D88 HMS Glasgow left Darwin as part of an international peace keeping force, for East Timor.
    1999-dec-31DecommissionedUK D86 HMS Birmingham at HMNB Portsmouth and steamed to HMD Devonport in Jan 2000 to be stripped of useful equipment.
    2000DeploymentUK D108 HMS Cardiff to Belize for disaster relief operations following Hurricane Keith
    2000DeploymentUK D90 HMS Southampton Atlantic Patrol Task (South) Atlantic Patrol Task (South), deployed around Falkland Islands between Feb 2000 and May 2000, relieving HMS Somerset.
    2000-febAircraftUK D88 HMS Glasgow allocated Lynx HAS.3S ZD254/344-GW for Ships Flt until Oct 2000
    2000-may-2DeploymentUK D87 HMS Newcastle departed HMNB Portsmouth for a 7 month global deployment as part of NTG 2000 with HMS Cornwall and HMS Sutherland, being joined by FNS Aconit in the Mediterranean. Returned via the Indian Ocean, Yellow Sea, Hawaii and the Panama Canal to Portsmouth on 23 Nov 2000.
    2000-jul-3DeploymentUK D87 HMS Newcastle Exercise Flying Fish 2000 Participated in FF2000
    2000-octAircraftUK D88 HMS Glasgow allocated Lynx HAS.3GMS XZ733/344-GW for Ships Flt until Sep 2001
    2000-oct-20Fate: scrappedUK D86 HMS Birmingham sold and subsequently towed to Santander, Spain for scrapping
    2001DeploymentUK D88 HMS Glasgow Atlantic Patrol Task (South) Atlantic Patrol Task (South), deployed around Falkland Islands between Feb 2001 and Jul 2001, relieving HMS Iron Duke and herself relieved by HMS Edinburgh.
    2001-janRefitUK D92 HMS Liverpool at Rosyth Dockyard, for c 18 months, emerging May 2002
    2001-junAircraftUK D87 HMS Newcastle 815 Sqn, 201 Flt Lynx XZ726 assigned as /345-NC Newcastle Flt
    2002-marDeploymentUK D87 HMS Newcastle Atlantic Patrol Task (South) departed HMNB Portsmouth for Atlantic Patrol Task (South) deployment. Operated around Falkland Islands between Mar 2002 and Aug 2002, relieving HMS Montrose and herself relieved by HMS Westminster. Returned to UK 23 Aug 2002.
    2002-jul-7DeploymentUK D91 HMS Nottingham ran aground, east of Lord Howe Island
    2002-jul-7AircraftUK D91 HMS Nottingham 815 Sq 219 Flt Lynx HAS.3 XZ239/417-NM flown off to HMNZS Te Mana for return to UK, via New Zealand
    2002-dec-8RefitUK D91 HMS Nottingham returned to UK aboard heavy lift ship mv Swan and into refit, until Jul 2004 at Fleet Support Ltd for repairs, after running aground in the Pacific Ocean
    2003-jan-17DeploymentUK D92 HMS Liverpool Operation Telic to support combat operations in Iraq, completing 19 Apr 2003.
    2003-febDeploymentUK D108 HMS Cardiff Armilla Patrol to Persian Gulf for a 6 month Armilla Patrol deployment, returned in Aug 2003.
    2003-feb-12AircraftUK D87 HMS Newcastle 815 Sqn, 219 Flt Lynx XZ228 assigned as /345-NC Newcastle Flt
    2003-apr-19DeploymentUK D92 HMS Liverpool departed Persian Gulf supported by RFA Grey Rover for Singapore and mid deployment maintenance before exercising with the Singapore Navy. Returned to the UK on 7 Aug.
    2003-julAircraftUK D87 HMS Newcastle 815 Sqn, 201 Flt Lynx ZD258 assigned as /345-NC Newcastle Flt, until Oct 2004
    2003-sep-5Port VisitUK D88 HMS Glasgow visited Glasgow for 9 days
    2003-nov-3DeploymentUK D88 HMS Glasgow Atlantic Patrol Task (South) departed HMNB Portsmouth for Atlantic Patrol Task (South) deployment. Operated around Falkland Islands between Nov 2003 and Apr 2004, relieving HMS Lancaster and herself relieved by HMS Cardiff. Returned 7 May 2004.
    2003-dec-11Port VisitUK D88 HMS Glasgow first visit to Angola by a RN Warship for a decade, in company with RFA Gold Rover
    2004-janDeploymentUK D87 HMS Newcastle departed HMNB Portsmouth on a 7 month maritime security and counter-terrorism deployment to Mediterranean, returning on 6 Aug 2004
    2004-aprDeploymentUK D108 HMS Cardiff Atlantic Patrol Task (South) Departed HMNB Portsmouth for 6 month West Africa and APT(S). Operated around Falkland Islands between Jul 2004 and Sep 2004, relieving HMS Glasgow and herself relieved by HMS Iron Duke in Sep. Returned to UK on 22 Oct.
    2004-may-8Port VisitUK D108 HMS Cardiff visited Tema, Ghana until 11 May, during APT(S) deployment
    2004-sepPort VisitUK D87 HMS Newcastle Present at 36th Southampton Boat Show
    2004-octHomeportUK D87 HMS Newcastle Paid off at HMNB Portsmouth
    2004-oct-11Port VisitUK D88 HMS Glasgow 7 day visit to Glasgow, prior to decommissioning
    2005-janDecommissionedUK D87 HMS Newcastle
    2005-febDeploymentUK D92 HMS Liverpool deployed as APT(N) in the Caribbean, as part of Task Group 326.01 with RFA Wave Knight in support.
    2005-feb-1DecommissionedUK D88 HMS Glasgow
    2005-mar-3AircraftUK D91 HMS Nottingham Ships Flt Lynx XZ695 wrongly vectored back to ship, ran out of fuel and ditched in Arabian Sea, c 40nm from ship.
    2005-junAircraftUK D90 HMS Southampton assigned Lynx XZ694 as 815 Sq/334-SN ships flt until c Feb 2007.
    2005-jun-24Port VisitUK D108 HMS Cardiff Fleet Review: Trafalgar 200 at Trafalgar 200, with 815 NAS Cardiff Flt/335 Lynx embarked.
    2005-jul-14DecommissionedUK D108 HMS Cardiff paid off at HMNB Portsmouth
    2005-aug-21DeploymentUK D90 HMS Southampton Atlantic Patrol Task (South) departed HMNB Portsmouth for 6 month Atlantic Patrol Task (South) deployment. Operated around Falkland Islands between Sep 2005 and Jan 2006, relieving HMS Portland. Returned via Caribbean.
    2005-nov-21Port VisitUK D89 HMS Exeter visit to Valletta, 815 Sq Lynx HMA.8 XZ692/363 embarked.
    2006-janDeploymentUK D92 HMS Liverpool departed HMNB Portsmouth for 7 month South Atlantic deployment, returned Jul 2006.
    2006-febDeploymentUK D91 HMS Nottingham relieved HMS Manchester on station, as part of eastern Mediterranean anti-terrorism deployment. Relieved in her turn by HMS York in May 2006.
    2006-julUK D88 HMS Glasgow by Jul 2006 was laid up in Fareham Creek
    2006-julUK D87 HMS Newcastle by Jul 2006 was laid up in Fareham Creek
    2006-julUK D108 HMS Cardiff by Jul 2006 was laid up in Fareham Creek
    2006-oct-11DeploymentUK D90 HMS Southampton Operation Vela (Green Eagle) conduct of Exercise Green Eagle phase of Operation Vela, off Sierra Leone
    2006-nov-27DeploymentUK D89 HMS Exeter departed HMNB Portsmouth, on deployment
    2006-decRefitUK D92 HMS Liverpool 6 month refit including work on communications systems and the 4.5" gun, ending May 2007
    2007RefitUK D89 HMS Exeter at least Sea Dart removed, during alongside works.
    2007-aprDeploymentUK D90 HMS Southampton Atlantic Patrol Task (South) departed HMNB Portsmouth for 8 month Atlantic Patrol Task (South) mission. On station from Jul until relieved by HMS Nottingham. Returned to HMNB Portsmouth on 14 Dec 2007.
    2007-sep-8Port VisitUK D92 HMS Liverpool visit to Liverpool
    2007-oct-22DeploymentUK D91 HMS Nottingham Atlantic Patrol Task (South) Departed HMNB Portsmouth and relieved HMS Southampton on station in late Nov, until relieved in her turn by HMS Liverpool in Apr 2008.
    2008-jan-11Port VisitUK D89 HMS Exeter moored alongside Royal Victoria Dock in Docklands for the 10 day London Boat Show 2008
    2008-may-26Port VisitUK D89 HMS Exeter visited Pool of London alongside HMS Belfast and departed 29 May. Visit also arranged for launch of James Bond novel, Devil May Care.
    2008-jun-20Port VisitUK D89 HMS Exeter visited Tyneside, tied up alongside Spillars Wharf, Newcastle. Departed 23 Jun 2008.
    2008-julStruckUK D89 HMS Exeter placed in extended readiness at HMNB Portsmouth
    2008-jul-31StruckUK D90 HMS Southampton into extended readiness at HMNB Portsmouth
    2008-novFate: scrappedUK D108 HMS Cardiff to Turkey for scrapping
    2008-novFate: scrappedUK D87 HMS Newcastle left under tow to Turkey, for scrapping
    2009-janRefitUK D92 HMS Liverpool c 12 month refit, emerging 2010
    2009-jan-7Fate: scrappedUK D88 HMS Glasgow left Portsmouth, under tow to Turkey, for scrapping
    2009-febDecommissionedUK D90 HMS Southampton
    2009-may-27DecommissionedUK D89 HMS Exeter
    2010-feb-11DecommissionedUK D91 HMS Nottingham
    2010-may-10DeploymentUK D92 HMS Liverpool Exercise Auriga 2010 departed HMNB Portsmouth for exercise in W Atlantic. returned to UK Aug 2010.
    2010-jun-28Port VisitUK D92 HMS Liverpool Fleet Review: 100th anniversary of Canadian Navy visited Halifax for MARLANT Fleet Review
    2010-octAircraftUK D92 HMS Liverpool 815 NAS Lynx HMA.8 XZ731 assigned with 217 Flt to HMS Liverpool until decommissioning.
    2011-mar-29DeploymentUK D92 HMS Liverpool Operation Unified Protector Deployed to Libya with 815 NAS 217 Flt Lynx embarked, as part of Operation Unified Protector to relieve HMS Cumberland and enforce embargo around Gulf of Sirte, returning to HMNB Portsmouth on 7 Nov 2011, after being relieved by HMS York.
    2011-junUK D89 HMS Exeter by Jun 2011 was laid up in Fareham Creek
    2011-junUK D91 HMS Nottingham by Jun 2011 was laid up in Fareham Creek
    2011-junUK D90 HMS Southampton by Jun 2011 was laid up in Fareham Creek
    2011-jun-5Port VisitUK D92 HMS Liverpool entered Malta during break from Libyan coast operations, until 11 Jun
    2011-sep-11Port VisitUK D92 HMS Liverpool visited Malta during Operation Unified Protector deployment.
    2011-sep-22Fate: scrappedUK D89 HMS Exeter left Portsmouth Harbour under tow to Turkey (arrived 25 Oct), for scrapping - completed by 11 Apr 2012
    2011-oct-14Fate: scrappedUK D90 HMS Southampton left Portsmouth Harbour under tow to Turkey (arrived 2 Nov), for scrapping - completed by 13 Jan 2012
    2011-oct-19Fate: scrappedUK D91 HMS Nottingham left Portsmouth Harbour under tow to Turkey (arrived 18 Nov), for scrapping - completed on 27 Feb 2012.
    2012-jan-26Port VisitUK D92 HMS Liverpool visit to West India Docks, London until 30 Jan, for final time before decommissioning. 815 NAS Lynx HMA.8 XZ731/323 aboard.
    2012-feb-24Port VisitUK D92 HMS Liverpool to Glasgow for 4 day visit on the Clyde prior to decommissioning, departing on 27 Feb
    2012-feb-29Port VisitUK D92 HMS Liverpool final visit to Merseyside and her namesake city before decommissioning, departed 4 Mar.
    2012-mar-30DecommissionedUK D92 HMS Liverpool at South Railway Jetty, HMNB Portsmouth. Ships bell has been preserved at Our Lady and St Nicholas sailors church in Chapel Street, Liverpool.
    2013-aprUK D92 HMS Liverpool by Apr 2013 was laid up in Fareham Creek
    2014-oct-22Fate: scrappedUK D92 HMS Liverpool departed Portsmouth under tow (by M/S Pantodynamos) for scrapping at Layal Ship Recycling, Turkey






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