noted with 829NAS Merlin HM.1 ZH841/502 aboard, while departing HMNB Portsmouth.
Operation Kipion Departed HMNB Devonport for a 6 month maritime security deployment in the Indian Ocean with 829 NAS Merlin embarked, to relieve HMS Westminster. Relieved by HMS Northumberland and returned to HMNB Devonport on 15 Dec 2012.
Royal Victoria DockDSEI2013 visit to London for International Shipping Week, alongside at Excel Exhibition Centre until 15 Sep. Wildcat ZZ396 onboard
Hamburg Port visited Hamburg, including Ship open to visitors, departed 14 Oct
surface and low level air search radar Type 997 commenced planned 11 month refit at HMD Devonport, to include a new command system and the Type 997 Artisan radar. After re-flooding the dry dock in May and emerging from the covered complex in early Oct 2014, completed refit in Mar 2015.
departed HMNB Devonport for sea trials following an extensive multi-phase refit and life extension programme. Rejoined the Fleet on 25 Sep.