Engine room flooded whilst underway in Magellan Straits. Towed to Punta Arenas and returned to UK via Falklands on heavy lift vessel mv Target by Apr 2009. Entered Portsmouth 10 Apr for repair assessment.
Deployed 815 NAS, 212 Flight Lynx on board HMS Ark Royal, on loan until Aug 2010
AliagaShipbreakers departed Portsmouth under tow, for scrapping in Turkey