Aircraft assigned 829 NAS Merlin HM.1 ZH858 as /502, until Aug 2010.
Aircraft assigned 829 NAS Merlin HM.1 ZH841 as /502, until at least Jul 2011.
Deployment departed from London and ordered off Libya to assist evacuation of UK nationals and support UN Security Council Resolution 1973. Relieved HMS York on station on 4 Mar.
Deployment departed HMNB Portsmouth for a 7 month Persian Gulf and Indian Ocean deployment, relieving HMS Somerset and due to be relieved by HMS Sutherland. She returned to Portsmouth on 13 Aug 2012 while 829 NAS 02 Flt Merlin arrived back at RNAS Culdrose on 14 Aug.
Port VisitTower Bridge UpperPool of London visit to the Pool of London (tied up alongside HMS Belfast), until 19 Mar. 815 NAS Lynx HMA.8 XZ691/462-WM ranged on deck.
DeploymentCougar 13 departed HMNB Portsmouth for 7 month deployment which included participation in Ex Cougar 13. 829 NAS Merlin HM.1 /415-WM embarked. Relieved HMS Kent in Indian Ocean during Oct 2013. Was relieved in turn by HMS Somerset on station on 11 Feb 2014 and returned to HMNB Portsmouth on 27 Feb, disembarking 815 NAS 234 Flight Lynx HMA.8 to Yeovilton.
Port VisitWest India Dock (TQ)Thames Quay visit to Docklands for Royal Navy Reserve open day on 27 Sep and Freedom of the City of Westminster parade on Sep 28. Departed 29 Sep.