Port Visit commenced 4 day visit to Falmouth and returned to HMNB Devonport on 31 May 1966.
Deployment departed HMNB Devonport for a 10 month Far East deployment, returning on 25 Aug 1967.
DeploymentHMD DevonportNavy Days 1967 present at Plymouth Navy Days 1967
Deployment departed HMNB Devonport for a 2 month Mediterranean and Eastern Atlantic deployment, returning on 3 Dec 1967.
Deployment departed HMNB Devonport for a 3 month Caribbean deployment, returning on 29 March 1968.
Deployment departed HMNB Devonport for a 2 month Mediterranean deployment, returning on 23 June 1968.
RefitReady for Wasp Refit at HMD Portsmouth to plate over forward Limbo tubes and install a flight deck, hangar and other Wasp Ships Flight support facilities. Completed by Dec 1970
Deployment the last vessel of RN to deploy for 12 months to the far east. Was plane guard for HMS Eagle to cover withdrawal from the Arabian Gulf 1971. Spent Christmas 1971 at Mombasa. Oversaw the handover of Singapore dockyard to the Sambawang shipping company, HMS Terror (Royal Navy barracks) was renamed for the ANZUK handover.
Port VisitSimon Town Naval Dockyard Visited Simonstown en route Far East deployment, in company with other ships from Task Group 317.2, until 21 Oct.
DeploymentVictoria Harbour developed a serious fire amidships in Indian Ocean while on Task Group 317.2 deployment and made Hong Kong for extensive repairs, under her own steam.
Aircraft 829 Sq Wasp HAS.1 XS542 assigned as /441-FM by Jul 1975 to Feb 1977
DeploymentCollision rammed Icelandic cutter Tyr during Third Cod War.
Wasp flight formed 1977
XV639 youngest RN wasp
Deployment Baltic deployment
Aircraft allocated 829 NAS Wasp HAS.1 XV639 as /441 Falmouth Flt until c Mar 1980. Although other Wasps continued to be allocated to other Ships Flts, this was the last ship allocation, of the final UK Wasp produced.