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  • A144 HMS Hydra

    UK Royal Navy

    1986 to present - ID TNI-AL - 932 KRI Dewa Kembar    



    1966 to 1986    


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    Flight Deck: HD
    Call Sign: GRGE


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    History of UK A144 HMS Hydra

    1964-febOrdered
    1964-may-14Laid downYard No 2258
    1965-jul-14Launched
    1966-may-5Commissioned
    1970-nov-19DeploymentBDBhola Island Operation Burlap to Bay of Bengal to assist in cyclone relief efforts
    1971-sepAircraftassigned 829 NAS Wasp HAS.1 XT436 as Hydra Flt/419, until c Jun 1977.
    1972-octRefitSGSembawang naval base Refit refit at Singapore, late Oct 1972 until mid Feb 1973
    1978-sepDeploymentIRBandar-e Abbas Departed Portsmouth for 1st 6 month winter section of a 3 year survey contract in Iran, in co-operation with HMS Herald. Contract cut short by Iranian Revolution of Mar 1979
    1981-sepDeploymentdeparted UK for 6 month survey mission in Caribbean. 829 NAS Wasp HAS.1 XS568 / 415 embarked.
    1982-aprAircraftassigned 829 NAS Wasp HAS.1 XT432 as Hydra Flt/415, until c Sep 1982.
    1982-apr-24DeploymentSouth Atlantic Operation Corporate Departed HMNB Portsmouth to South Atlantic for CASEVAC operations, leaving theatre 27 Aug and returning to Portsmouth on 24 Sep 1982.
    1986Decommissioned
    1986-jan-17DeploymentGulf of Aden Operation Balsac diverted to Aden for Operation Balsac

    History of ID 932 KRI Dewa Kembar

    1986-aprCommissioned

    Specifications

       

        from Hecla class
    116crew
    2800full load (tn)
    79.30length (m)
    15beam (m)
    4.70draught (m)
    12000range (nm)
    14max speed (knots)
    3840power (shp)
    1Naval Engine electric motors
    3Naval Engine diesel - electric Paxman 12YJCZ
    1Naval Radar navigation radar Type 1006

    Aircraft

       

        Typical Max
    UK Royal Navy Westland Wasp 11


    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

    Builder

       

    UK Yarrow, Scotstoun



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