1969 to 1992    

F60 HMS Jupiter

UK Royal Navy

Flight Deck: JP
Call Sign: GSYA
Shipyard: Yarrow


History of UK HMS Jupiter F60

1966-oct-03Laid downLaid down
1970-apr-21DeploymentDeployment to Trinidad, following local riots
1972-janDeploymentDeployment Assigned to STANAVFORLANT until Jul 1972.
1972-augRefitRefit Refitting
1973DeploymentDeployment Went to cod war Iceland 6 weeks. Re fitted i devonport. 9 month tour around the world.
1973-aprAircraftAircraft assigned 829 Sq Wasp HAS.1 XS562/443 as Jupiter Flt, until c Aug 1975
1976-junAircraftAircraft assigned 829 Sq Wasp HAS.1 XT431/443-JP as Jupiter Flt, until c Mar 1979
1976-aug-28Port VisitPort Visit HMD Devonport Navy Days 1976 present at Plymouth Navy Days 1976.
1977-jun-25DeploymentDeployment Fleet Review: Silver Jubilee of HM The Queen Present at Silver Jubilee Fleet Review (Captain 7F), off Gosport
1979-sepDeploymentDeployment to Nov 1979, patrolling off Belize
1980-janRefitRefit Sea Wolf Seawolf conversion commenced, completed Jun 1983
1981-aug-29 HMD Devonport Navy Days 1981 present at Plymouth Navy Days 1981, in refit
1983TrialsTrials supported Lynx deck landing trials, off Portland
1983-sepAircraftAircraft assigned 815 Sq Lynx HAS.2 XZ227/443 as Jupiter Flt, until c Aug 1984
1984-jun-13Port VisitPort Visit Tower Bridge Upper Nudged a bridge, whilst in the Pool of London
1986-jan-17DeploymentDeployment YE off Aden Operation Balsac diverted to Aden for Operation Balsac
1987-octAircraftAircraft assigned 815 Sq Lynx HAS.3 XZ728/443-JP as Jupiter Flt, until c Mar 1988
1988-junAircraftAircraft assigned 815 Sq Lynx HAS.3 XZ230/443 as Jupiter Flt, until c Dec 1989
1990-aprAircraftAircraft assigned 815 Sq Lynx HAS.3GMS XZ228/443 as Jupiter Flt, until c Mar 1991
1990-sepDeploymentDeployment Persian Gulf Armilla Patrol Along with HMS Battleaxe and HMS York, were relieved by HMS Brazen, HMS Cardiff and HMS Gloucester (as part of TG 321.1).
1991-octDeploymentDeployment APT(S) South Atlantic deployment until Feb 1992, arriving back in UK 26 Mar.
1997-sepFate: transferedFate: transfered sold for scrap
1998Fate: scrappedFate: scrapped IN Alang Breakers Yard scrapped at Alang, India

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