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  • 332 KRI Wilhelmus Zakarias Yohanes

    ID indonesian navy

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

    1985 to 1999    


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    History of UK Type 81 Tribal class F122 HMS Gurkha

    1958-nov-3Laid down
    1963-feb-13CommissionedRecommissioned in 1982 after being laid up in 1979
    1964-oct-6Deploymentworking in company with HMS Mohawk off Bahrain
    1965-aug-28Port VisitUKHMNB Portsmouth Navy Days took part in 1965 Portsmouth Navy Days.
    1965-sepAircraftallocated 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-mayDeploymentStationed off Abu Dhabi to ease tension over an oil dispute
    1966-julDeploymentMozambique Channel Beira Beira Patrol c 20 day duty on Beira Patrol off Mozambique channel relieving HMS Leander.
    1967-jul-24Deploymentdeparted 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-augDeploymentMozambique Channel Beira Patrol two duties on Beira Patrol during Aug and Sep 1967 on outward leg of deployment.
    1968Refituntil 1970
    1970-junAircraftallocated 829 Sq Wasp HAS.1 XS567 as Gurkha Flt/444 until c Aug 1976
    1971-dec-11Deployment 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-mayDeploymentas West Indies Guardship, until Dec 1972
    1976-may-6DeploymentCollision collided with Icelandic cutter Odinn during Third Cod War.
    1976-decAircraftallocated 829 Sq Wasp HAS.1 XT428 as Gurkha Flt/444 until c Apr 1978
    1977-jun-25Deployment Fleet Review: Silver Jubilee of HM The Queen Present at Silver Jubilee Fleet Review (1st Frigate Squadron), off Peel Bank
    1979-marDeploymentWest 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-mayAircraftassigned 829 sq Wasp XT781/444 until Mar 1980
    1982-mayRefitUKHMD Rosyth withdrawn from the Standby Squadron and into refit at HMD Rosyth, recommissioned on 24 Jul 1982.
    1982-julAircraftallocated 829 Sq Wasp HAS.1 XT430 as Gurkha Flt/444 until c Oct 1983
    1984-feb-2DeploymentGIGibraltar Harbour last British warship to undertake Gibraltar Guardship deployment, departed 2 Feb 1984
    1984-mar-30Decommissionedpaid off at HMNB Portsmouth
    1985Fate: transferedto Indonesia as Wilhelmus Zakarias Yohannes (332)
    1985Refitat Vosper Thornycroft before transfer to Indonesian Navy

    History of ID 332 KRI Wilhelmus Zakarias Yohanes




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