1985 to 1999    

332 KRI Wilhelmus Zakarias Yohanes

ID indonesian navy

1963 to 1984 - UK Royal Navy - Type 81 Tribal class F122 HMS Gurkha    

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History of Type 81 Tribal class UK HMS Gurkha F122

1958-nov-03Laid downLaid down
1963-feb-13CommissionedCommissioned Recommissioned in 1982 after being laid up in 1979
1964-oct-06DeploymentDeployment working in company with HMS Mohawk off Bahrain
1965-aug-28Port VisitPort Visit UK HMNB Portsmouth Navy Days took part in 1965 Portsmouth Navy Days.
1965-sepAircraftAircraft allocated 829 Sq Wasp HAS.1 XT434 as Gurkha Flt/444 until Apr 1968, when it transferred to HMS Aurora following loss of her Wasp.
1966-mayDeploymentDeployment Stationed off Abu Dhabi to ease tension over an oil dispute
1966-julDeploymentDeployment Mozambique Channel Beira Beira Patrol c 20 day duty on Beira Patrol off Mozambique channel relieving HMS Leander.
1967-jul-24DeploymentDeployment departed HMNB Portsmouth on initial 9 month operation of her 3rd commission to the Persian Gulf, via Simonstown. Sirius Flt Wasp transferred aboard as /444 Gurkha Flt.
1967-augDeploymentDeployment Mozambique Channel Beira Patrol two duties on Beira Patrol during Aug and Sep 1967 on outward leg of deployment.
1968RefitRefit until 1970
1970-junAircraftAircraft allocated 829 Sq Wasp HAS.1 XS567 as Gurkha Flt/444 until c Aug 1976
1971-dec-11DeploymentDeployment Indo-Pakistan war contingency stood off East Pakistan (before Bangladesh was formed) as escort to HMS Albion (R07), to support British nationals during the conflict
1972-mayDeploymentDeployment as West Indies Guardship, until Dec 1972
1976-may-06DeploymentDeployment Collision collided with Icelandic cutter Odinn during Third Cod War.
1976-decAircraftAircraft allocated 829 Sq Wasp HAS.1 XT428 as Gurkha Flt/444 until c Apr 1978
1977-jun-25DeploymentDeployment Fleet Review: Silver Jubilee of HM The Queen Present at Silver Jubilee Fleet Review (1st Frigate Squadron), off Peel Bank
1979-marDeploymentDeployment West Indies deployment Rosyth in Scotland to Lisbon, Azores, Bermuda, Norfolk VA, St Vincent rescue Volcanic eruption, Belize UK Guardship, New Orleans, Halifax Nova Scotia then UK.
1979-mayAircraftAircraft assigned 829 sq Wasp XT781/444 until Mar 1980
1982-mayRefitRefit UK HMD Rosyth withdrawn from the Standby Squadron and into refit at HMD Rosyth, recommissioned on 24 Jul 1982.
1982-julAircraftAircraft allocated 829 Sq Wasp HAS.1 XT430 as Gurkha Flt/444 until c Oct 1983
1984-feb-02DeploymentDeployment GI Gibraltar Harbour last British warship to undertake Gibraltar Guardship deployment, departed 2 Feb 1984
1984-mar-30DecommissionedDecommissioned paid off at HMNB Portsmouth
1985Fate: transferedFate: transfered to Indonesia as Wilhelmus Zakarias Yohannes (332)
1985RefitRefit at Vosper Thornycroft before transfer to Indonesian Navy

History of ID KRI Wilhelmus Zakarias Yohanes 332


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