1991 to 2006    

PFG-08 Ministro Zenteno

CL Chilean Navy

1970 to 1990 - UK Royal Navy - Broad Beam Leander class F12 HMS Achilles    

Flight Deck:
Call Sign: CCZE
See Also: DD Allen M. Sumner class D-16


History of Broad Beam Leander class UK HMS Achilles F12

1967-dec-01Laid downLaid down
1970-aug-29Port VisitPort Visit UK HMD Devonport Navy Days 1970 Ship open to visitors at Plymouth Navy Days 1970.
1972DeploymentDeployment Far east
1974-sep-17DeploymentDeployment departed HMNB Devonport to join Task Group 317.2 for Far East deployment, joining with HMS Blake, HMS Diomede, HMS Falmouth, HMS Leander, HMS Lowestoft, RFA Green Rover, RFA Olna and RFA Stromness, returned Jun 1975.
1974-oct-14Port VisitPort Visit Visited Simonstown en route Far East deployment, in company with other ships from Task Group 317.2, until 21 Oct.
1975-mar-29DeploymentDeployment Operation Stella Ordered to coast off South Vietnam from a Far East group deployment, to assist in evacuation of British and Commonwealth citizens. Accompanied by HMS Lowestoft and RFA Green Rover.
1975-nov-12DeploymentDeployment FR La Manche (OA) Accident collision in English Channel with 220,000 ton, Panamanian registered tanker mv Olympic Alliance in heavy fog.
1975-decRefitRefit new bow section at HMD Devonport after mid-Channel collision
1976-aug-28Port VisitPort Visit UK HMD Devonport Navy Days 1976 present at Plymouth Navy Days 1976.
1977-jul-05DeploymentDeployment sent to British Honduras to re-inforce the garrison after further deterioration in relations with adjacent Guatemala.
1977-aug-27DeploymentDeployment UK HMD Devonport Navy Days 1977 present at Plymouth Navy Days 1977
1979-may-08DeploymentDeployment departed HMNB Portsmouth as escort to HMS Norfolk, Flagship of Task Group 317.8 for 7 month Indian Ocean and Far East group deployment in company with HMS Arethusa and HMS Falmouth, supported by RFA Black Rover, RFA Olmeda and RFA Regent. This group joined with the Devonport group of HMS Arrow and HMS Dido. Returned to Chatham 14 Dec 1979.
1980-jan-15AircraftAircraft assigned Wasp HAS.1 XV638 as 829 Sq 043 Achilles Flt/430
1983-dec-02DeploymentDeployment CY Akrotiri Bay Operation Offcut while returning from an Armilla Patrol deployment, ordered off Cyprus in readiness to sail to Beirut, if required.
1990-sepFate: transferedFate: transfered to Chile as Ministro Zenteno (08)

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