Lynx XZ733 as 815 NAS Exeter Flt by Jul 1986 (possibly only seen at Yeovilton, having returned from conversion, still in Exeter Flt markings ?)
Persian GulfArmilla Patrol Departed Portland for Armilla Patrol duties with 815 NAS Lynx /420 embarked, in company with HMS Brave, HMS Brilliant and RFA Bayleaf (and joined later by HMS Manchester), to relieve HMS Gloucester, HMS Cardiff and HMS Brazen on station.
Jebil Ali emergency port visit for engine change, completed 5 Feb
allocated 815 NAS Lynx ZD257 as Exeter Flt/420-EX, until c Jan 1993
allocated 815 NAS Lynx XZ227 as Exeter Flt/420-EX, until c May 1993
26-29 March Amsterdam, Netherlands embarked Lynx XZ227
allocated 815 NAS Lynx XZ690 as Exeter Flt/420-EX, until c Jan 1994