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  • F55 HMNZS Waikato

    NZ Royal New Zealand Navy




    1966 to 1998    



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    Flight Deck: WA
    Call Sign: ZMPS


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    History of NZ F55 HMNZS Waikato

    1963-jun-14Ordered
    1964-janLaid down
    1966-feb-18Launched
    1966-sep-15Commissioned
    1966-decAircraftUKPortland Harbour Embarked Wasp HAS.1 NZ3902 as Waikato Flt at Portland, for delivery to New Zealand.
    1968-sep-20DeploymentExercise Exercise Coral Sands participated in Exercise Coral Sands, until 13 Oct.
    1986Refitmid life refit, completed 1988
    1988-sep-26Port VisitAUHMAS Kuttabul Fleet Review: Australia Bi-centennial Naval Salute to Sydney for Australian Bi-centennial Fleet Review
    1991Refit
    1998Decommissioned
    2000Fate: sunksunk as artificial reef

    Aircraft

       

        Typical Max
    NZ RNZN Westland Wasp 11
    NZ RNZN Kaman Seasprite 11

    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

    Builder

       

    UK Harland and Wolff, Belfast



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