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  • F47 Dodsworth

    BR Brazilian Navy

    1981 to 1996 - UK Royal Navy - Type 22 (Batch 1) Broadsword class F90 HMS Brilliant    

    1996 to 2004    


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    History of UK Type 22 (Batch 1) Broadsword class F90 HMS Brilliant

    1977-mar-25Laid downYard No 1018
    1981-julAircraftassigned Lynx HAS.2 815 NAS Brilliant Flt XZ736 / 342-BT from Jul 1981 until c Dec 1981
    1981-aug-29Port VisitUKHMD Devonport Navy Days 1981 Ship open to visitors at Plymouth Navy Days 1981
    1982-apr-2Deployment Operation Corporate Ordered to South Atlantic from exercise, leaving theatre on 23 Jun 1982, after being relieved by HMS Broadsword.
    1982-apr-14Aircraftassigned 815 NAS Lynx HAS.2 XZ721 as Brilliant Flt / 341 from 14 Apr to 22 Apr 1982
    1982-apr-22DeploymentGrytviken Operation Paraquat detached from main group to join Operation Paraquat to retake South Georgia
    1982-apr-22Aircraftreleased Lynx XZ721 to HMS Sheffield, in exchange for XZ725 as 815 NAS Brilliant Flt / 341
    1986-aprAircraftassigned Lynx HAS.3 829 NAS Brilliant Flt ZD268/ 342-BT from c Apr 1986 to c Jun 1987
    1988-decAircraftKEVipingo assigned 829 Sq Lynx HAS.3 XZ244/343 until side door broke loose in flight and damaged tail rotor, causing crash near Vipingo, Kenya on 14 May 1989
    1989-jul-28DeploymentUKHMD Devonport Navy Days 1989 present at Plymouth Navy Days 1989
    1990-mayPort Visitvisit to Faroes Islands
    1991-jan-15DeploymentPersian Gulf Armilla Patrol Departed Portland for Armilla Patrol duties, in company with HMS Exeter, HMS Brave and RFA Bayleaf (and joined later by HMS Manchester), to relieve HMS Gloucester, HMS Cardiff and HMS Brazen on station.
    1993-marDeploymentHRDalmatian coast UNPROFOR escort for HMS Ark Royal in the Adriatic. Relieved HMS Broadsword and relieved by Hr.Ms. Abraham Crijnssen c May 1993.
    1993-mayAircraftassigned Lynx HAS.3 815 NAS Brilliant Flt XZ231 / 342-BT from May 1993 until c Feb 1994
    1996-aug-30Fate: transferedto Marinha do Brasil as BNS Dodsworth

    History of BR F47 Dodsworth

    1996-aug-31Commissionedex UK RN HMS Brilliant
    2012-julFate: scrappedTRAliaga Shipbreakers scrapped in Turkey



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