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  • F60 HMS Jupiter

    UK Royal Navy




    1969 to 1992    



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    Flight Deck: JP
    Call Sign: GSYA


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    History of UK F60 HMS Jupiter

    1966-oct-3Laid down
    1967-sep-4Launched
    1969-aug-9Commissioned
    1970-apr-21Deploymentto Trinidad, following local riots
    1972-janDeploymentAssigned to STANAVFORLANT until Jul 1972.
    1972-augRefitRefitting
    1973DeploymentWent to cod war Iceland 6 weeks. Re fitted i devonport. 9 month tour around the world.
    1973-aprAircraftassigned 829 Sq Wasp HAS.1 XS562/443 as Jupiter Flt, until c Aug 1975
    1976-junAircraftassigned 829 Sq Wasp HAS.1 XT431/443-JP as Jupiter Flt, until c Mar 1979
    1976-aug-28Port VisitHMD Devonport Navy Days 1976 present at Plymouth Navy Days 1976.
    1977-jun-25Deployment Fleet Review: Silver Jubilee of HM The Queen Present at Silver Jubilee Fleet Review (Captain 7F), off Gosport
    1979-sepDeploymentto Nov 1979, patrolling off Belize
    1980-janRefitSea Wolf Seawolf conversion commenced, completed Jun 1983
    1981-aug-29HMD Devonport Navy Days 1981 present at Plymouth Navy Days 1981, in refit
    1983Trialssupported Lynx deck landing trials, off Portland
    1983-sepAircraftassigned 815 Sq Lynx HAS.2 XZ227/443 as Jupiter Flt, until c Aug 1984
    1984-jun-13Port VisitTower Bridge Upper Nudged a bridge, whilst in the Pool of London
    1986-jan-17DeploymentGulf of Aden Operation Balsac diverted to Aden for Operation Balsac
    1987-octAircraftassigned 815 Sq Lynx HAS.3 XZ728/443-JP as Jupiter Flt, until c Mar 1988
    1988-junAircraftassigned 815 Sq Lynx HAS.3 XZ230/443 as Jupiter Flt, until c Dec 1989
    1990-aprAircraftassigned 815 Sq Lynx HAS.3GMS XZ228/443 as Jupiter Flt, until c Mar 1991
    1990-sepDeploymentPersian 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-octDeploymentAPT(S) South Atlantic deployment until Feb 1992, arriving back in UK 26 Mar.
    1992-jun-30Decommissioned
    1997-sepFate: transferedsold for scrap
    1998Fate: scrappedINAlang Breakers Yard scrapped at Alang, India

    Specifications

       

        from Seawolf Leander class
    6Missile Launcher Sea Wolf
    1Naval Radar air search radar Type 967
    1Naval Radar surface search radar Type 968
    1Naval Radar fire direction radar Type 910


    Aircraft

       

        Typical Max
    UK Royal Navy Westland Wasp 11
    UK Royal Navy Westland Lynx 11

    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

    Builder

       

    UK Yarrow, Scotstoun



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