1964 to 1989    

F15 HMS Euryalus

UK Royal Navy

Flight Deck: EU
Call Sign: GJLW
Shipyard: Scott Lithgow (Greenock)


History of UK HMS Euryalus F15

1961-nov-02Laid downLaid down Yard No 691
1965-aprAircraftAircraft assigned 829 NAS Wasp HAS.1 XS562 as /433 by Apr 1965, until c Jul 1966.
1966-aug-27DeploymentDeployment HMD Devonport Navy Days 1966 present at Plymouth Navy Days 1966
1969-julAircraftAircraft assigned 829 NAS Wasp HAS.1 XV630 as /433, until it ditched 14 Sep 1971
1969-jul-11DeploymentDeployment recommissioned and embarked on Far East and Australian deployment, returning via Cape Town to Devonport in Sep 1970.
1970-jun-16DeploymentDeployment assisted in recovering crew from RAN Wessex N7-219/829, when it ditched off Singapore
1971-aug-28Port VisitPort Visit HMD Devonport Navy Days 1971 Ship open to visitors at Plymouth Navy Days 1971.
1971-sepAircraftAircraft assigned 829 NAS Wasp HAS.1 XT441 as /433, until Dec 1971.
1973-mayRefitRefit Ikara Commenced Ikara refit, completed Mar 1976
1976-mayAircraftAircraft assigned 829 NAS Wasp HAS.1 XT782 as /433 by May 1976, until c May 1977.
1976-aug-28Port VisitPort Visit HMD Devonport Navy Days 1976 Ship open to visitors at Plymouth Navy Days 1976.
1977-jun-25DeploymentDeployment Fleet Review: Silver Jubilee of HM The Queen Present at Silver Jubilee Fleet Review (7th Frigate Squadron), off Browndown
1977-aug-27DeploymentDeployment HMD Devonport Navy Days 1977 present at Plymouth Navy Days 1977
1978-janAircraftAircraft assigned 829 NAS Wasp HAS.1 XT421 as /433-EU by c Jan 1978, until c Oct 1984.
1979DeploymentDeployment returned to HMNB Devonport on 3 Jul 1979, from deployment. Wasp HAS.1 XT421/433 embarked.
1985-junAircraftAircraft assigned 829 NAS Wasp HAS.1 XT791 as /433 Jun 1985, until c Mar 1988.
1986-jul-06DeploymentDeployment Departed Plymouth Sound with HMS Arrow, supported by RFA Orangeleaf for six month Falkland Islands Guardship deployment
1986-aug-06Port VisitPort Visit SH Georgetown Stopover at Ascension Island to redistribute and top up ships stores, with HMS Arrow and RFA Orangeleaf, en route South Atlantic.
1993Fate: scrappedFate: scrapped Port Millom Breakers Yard at Millom

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Ikara Leander class
109.70length (m)
12.50beam (m)
28max speed (knots)
30000power (shp)

1Torpedo Launchers Ikara

1Naval Radar navigation radar Type 978
1Naval Radar surface and low level air search radar Type 993

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