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  • D92 HMS Liverpool

    UK Royal Navy




    1982 to 2012    


    D92 HMS Liverpool

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    Flight Deck: LP
    Call Sign: GZIS


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    History of UK D92 HMS Liverpool

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    1977-may-27Ordered
    1978-jul-5Laid downas Batch 2 Type 42, Yard No. V.1374
    1980-sep-25LaunchedCammell Laird Birkenhead
    1982-jul-9Commissionedaka Crazy Red Chicken
    1982-sepAircraft815 Sq Lynx HAS.2 XZ245 assigned as /332-LP until c Aug 1983
    1982-nov-8DeploymentSouth Atlantic Departed HMNB Portsmouth for South Atlantic, left theatre 28 Mar 1983.
    1988-marAircraft829 Sq Lynx HAS.3 ZD251 assigned as /332-LP until c Oct 1988
    1997-mayDeploymentMSoff Plymouth, MS Operation Caxton Operation Caxton In Caribbean, assisting in evacuations from Montserrat with RFA Black Rover until Aug.
    1998-aug-28DeploymentHMNB Portsmouth International Festival of Sea Participated in IFoS 1998, Portsmouth on board Lynx XZ727
    2001-janRefitat Rosyth Dockyard, for c 18 months, emerging May 2002
    2003-jan-17Deployment Operation Telic to support combat operations in Iraq, completing 19 Apr 2003.
    2003-apr-19DeploymentSGSembawang naval base departed Persian Gulf supported by RFA Grey Rover for Singapore and mid deployment maintenance before exercising with the Singapore Navy. Returned to the UK on 7 Aug.
    2005-febDeploymentdeployed as APT(N) in the Caribbean, as part of Task Group 326.01 with RFA Wave Knight in support.
    2006-janDeploymentAPT(S) departed HMNB Portsmouth for 7 month South Atlantic deployment, returned Jul 2006.
    2006-decRefit6 month refit including work on communications systems and the 4.5" gun, ending May 2007
    2007-sep-8Port Visitvisit to Liverpool
    2009-janRefitc 12 month refit, emerging 2010
    2010-may-10Deployment Exercise Auriga 2010 departed HMNB Portsmouth for exercise in W Atlantic. returned to UK Aug 2010.
    2010-jun-28Port VisitCABedford Basin Fleet Review: 100th anniversary of Canadian Navy visited Halifax for MARLANT Fleet Review
    2010-octAircraft815 NAS Lynx HMA.8 XZ731 assigned with 217 Flt to HMS Liverpool until decommissioning.
    2011-mar-29DeploymentLYLibyan coast Gulf of Sirte Operation Unified Protector Deployed to Libya with 815 NAS 217 Flt Lynx embarked, as part of Operation Unified Protector to relieve HMS Cumberland and enforce embargo around Gulf of Sirte, returning to HMNB Portsmouth on 7 Nov 2011, after being relieved by HMS York.
    2011-jun-5Port VisitMTGrand Harbour / il-Port il-Kbir / Valletta Operation Unified Protector entered Malta during break from Libyan coast operations, until 11 Jun
    2011-sep-11Port VisitMTGrand Harbour / il-Port il-Kbir / Valletta visited Malta during Operation Unified Protector deployment.
    2012-jan-26Port VisitWest India Dock (TQ) West India Docks visit to West India Docks, London until 30 Jan, for final time before decommissioning. 815 NAS Lynx HMA.8 XZ731/323 aboard.
    2012-feb-24Port VisitKing George V Dock to Glasgow for 4 day visit on the Clyde prior to decommissioning, departing on 27 Feb
    2012-feb-29Port Visitfinal visit to Merseyside and her namesake city before decommissioning, departed 4 Mar.
    2012-mar-30Decommissionedat South Railway Jetty, HMNB Portsmouth. Ships bell has been preserved at Our Lady and St Nicholas sailors church in Chapel Street, Liverpool.
    2013-aprFareham Creek by Apr 2013 was laid up in Fareham Creek
    2014-oct-22Fate: scrappedTRAliaga Shipbreakers departed Portsmouth under tow (by M/S Pantodynamos) for scrapping at Layal Ship Recycling, Turkey

    Specifications

       

        from Type 42 (Batch 1 and 2) class
    3560light (tn)
    4350full load (tn)
    125length (m)
    14beam (m)
    5.80draught (m)
    4000range (nm)
    29max speed (knots)
    50000power (shp)
    2Naval Engine gas turbine - Rolls Royce Olympus
    2Naval Engine gas turbine - Rolls Royce Tyne
    2Naval Engine propulsion system: COGOG
    1Missile Launcher Sea Dart
    4Chaff and decoys Seagnat
    1Naval Radar air search radar Type 965
    2Naval Radar fire direction radar Type 909
    1Naval Radar navigation radar Type 1006
    1Naval Radar surface and low level air search radar Type 996
    1Sonar hull mounted sonar Type 2050

    Aircraft

       

        Typical Max
    UK Royal Navy Westland Lynx 11


    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

    Builder

       

    UK Cammell Laird,



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