F52 HMS Juno

UK Royal Navy

1967 to 1992    


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Flight Deck: JO
Call Sign: GOGH


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History of UK F52 HMS Juno

1964-jul-16Laid down
1967-jul-24AircraftWasp HAS.1 XS542/465 assigned as Juno Flt until c Jan 1970
1970-aprAircraftWasp HAS.1 XT424/465 assigned as Juno Flt until Jun 1975.
1975-jun-4AircraftAccident Wasp XT424 / 465 ditched 4 Jun 1975 off ship while en route Gibraltar to Malta. Recovered and returned to UK via Gibraltar.
1975-julAircraftWasp HAS.1 XT422/465 assigned as Juno Flt until c Mar 1976.
1977-novAircraftWasp HAS.1 XT438/465 assigned as Juno Flt (until c Mar 1981 ?)
1978-may-31Deploymentdeparted 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.
1981RefitConversion to Navigation Training Ship began, completed 1985
19811981 UK Defence Review caused Juno s planned Exocet conversion to be cancelled
1994Fate: scrapped


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