assigned 815 NAS Lynx HMA.8 ZD257 until c Oct 2001
assigned 815 NAS Lynx HMA.8 XZ725 until c Feb 2003
Tower Bridge Upper Visit to the Pool of London (tied up alongside HMS Belfast), until 26 Nov 2002.
assigned 815 NAS Lynx HMA.8 XZ722 until c Dec 2004
Operation Telic Left HMNB Portsmouth for a 7 month deployment to the Arabian Gulf on the Armilla Patrol, returning 1 Aug 2003, having also provided Naval Gunfire Support during the second Gulf War Iraqi Freedom.
Deployed for 5 months on Atlantic Patrol Task (North), which included support for Caribbean islands during their hurricane season, returning in Dec 2004.
assigned 815 NAS Lynx HMA.8 XZ729 until c May 2005.
Ready for Merlin Began major refit at Fleet Support Ltd, Portsmouth, which included enhancements for Merlin operations. Accepted back into service 6 Sep 2006.
assigned 829 NAS Merlin HM.1 ZH828 as /474, until Nov 2008.
Left HMNB Portsmouth for a 7 month deployment to the Arabian Gulf (relieving HMS Cornwall on 17 Jul) as part of Combined Task Force 158, returning Dec 2007.
HMNB PortsmouthMeet Your Navy 2008 At HMNB Portsmouth, 25-27 Jul for Meet Your Navy 2008
assigned 829 NAS Merlin HM.1 ZH832 as /505, until c Aug 2010.
Zeebrugge Bruges HarbourBelgium Fleet Days 3+4 July participated with Fleet Days Zeebrugge Belgium. On board Merlin ZH832.
Tower Bridge UpperPool of London Visit to the Pool of London (tied up alongside HMS Belfast) carrying Merlin ZH832, to renew links with the London Borough of Richmond-upon-Thames until 12 Jul 2010.
assigned 829 NAS 05 Flight Merlin HM.1 ZH836 as /505
Left HMNB Portsmouth for a 7 month deployment to the Far East, via Suez.
Fleet Ready Escort Deployed to escort RFS Admiral Kutnetzov and her task group from the Norwegian Sea, through the North Sea and English Channel on her way to the Mediterranean. Later joined by HMS Duncan.
HMD DevonportLIFEXCAMM (M) Sea Ceptor Life extension refit at HMD Devonport until c Feb 2020, in preparation for her role in the Carrier Strike deployment, due May 2021.