1967 to 1992    

F52 HMS Juno

UK Royal Navy

Flight Deck: JO
Call Sign: GOGH
Shipyard: Vosper Thornycroft


History of UK HMS Juno F52

1964-jul-16Laid downLaid down
1967-jul-24AircraftAircraft Wasp HAS.1 XS542/465 assigned as Juno Flt until c Jan 1970
1970-aprAircraftAircraft Wasp HAS.1 XT424/465 assigned as Juno Flt until Jun 1975.
1970-nov-02DeploymentDeployment MT Grand Harbour / il-Port il-Kbir / Valletta Exercise Lime Jug Exercise Lime Jug departed Valletta on 29 Oct for Lime Jug, in company with HMS Ark Royal. ENDEX on 15 Nov.
1975-jun-04AircraftAircraft Accident Wasp XT424 / 465 ditched 4 Jun 1975 off ship while en route Gibraltar to Malta. Recovered and returned to UK via Gibraltar.
1975-julAircraftAircraft Wasp HAS.1 XT422/465 assigned as Juno Flt until c Mar 1976.
1977-novAircraftAircraft Wasp HAS.1 XT438/465 assigned as Juno Flt (until c Mar 1981 ?)
1978-may-31DeploymentDeployment departed HMNB Portsmouth as escort to HMS Blake, the Flagship of Task Group 317.7 for a 6.5 month Caribbean, Atlantic and Pacific group deployment, supported by RFA Green Rover, RFA Stromness and RFA Tidespring. This group joined with the Devonport group of HMS Ambuscade, HMS Hermione and HMS Leander, returned to UK 12 Dec 1978.
1981 1981 UK Defence Review caused Juno s planned Exocet conversion to be cancelled
1981-sepRefitRefit HMD Rosyth long refit at HMD Rosyth (to Navigation Training Ship), until Jan 1985.
1994Fate: scrappedFate: scrapped

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