air search radar Type 1022 replaced original Type 965 AKE Double Bedstead air search radar with newer Type 1022, repairs to boilers and removal of Ikara ASW equipment.
into reserve to become Dartmouth Training Ship, replacing HMS Kent
Task Group 316.1 leading the Dartmouth Training Squadron, departed for a 6 month round the world Endeavour 90 training cruise, in company with HMS Ariadne and HMS Minerva. Returned to HMNB Portsmouth on 13 Jul.
HMS ExcellentHarbour Training Ship Training Ship alongside HMS Excellent (see picture) at Whale Island, replacing HMS Kent. Original International Callsign GYFE changed to 2AIT7.
Final deployment to Baltic Sea before entering reserve
on Tyneside for training ship life extension. Included removal of mainmast.