1983 to 1999    

F92 HMS Boxer

UK Royal Navy

Flight Deck: XB
Call Sign: GBBK
Shipyard: Yarrow


History of UK HMS Boxer F92

1979-nov-01Laid downLaid down
1981-jun-17LaunchedLaunched Yard No 1024
1984-janTrialsTrials Trials ship for Computer Assisted Command System (CACS1).
1984-decAircraftAircraft 815 NAS 211 Flt transferred in from HMS Glamorgan.
1988-octDeploymentDeployment Armilla Patrol ordered to Gulf as emergency replacement for HMS Southampton (damaged in a collision), with Lynx XZ239/377-XB and XZ724/376-XB embarked.
1989RefitRefit emerged 1990
1989-janAircraftAircraft 829 Sq Lynx HAS.3 ZD251 assigned as /376-XB until c Sep 1989
1992-marAircraftAircraft 829 Sq Lynx HAS.3GM ZD253 assigned as /376-XB until c Dec 1992
1992-may-22DeploymentDeployment GR Piraeus Task Group 318.1 Orient 92 deployment Port visit to Piraeus with Task Group 318.1, after Exercise Dragon Hammer in the eastern Mediterranean.
1998-aprAircraftAircraft 815 Sq Lynx HMA.8 ZD265 as Boxer Flt / 376-XB by Apr 1998 until c Aug 1999
2004-augFate: sunkFate: sunk sunk as fleet target in North Atlantic, after being towed out of Portsmouth on 27 Jul.

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Type 22 (Batch 2) Boxer class
4800full load (tn)
146.50length (m)
14.80beam (m)
6.40draught (m)
4500range (nm)

2Naval Engine gas turbine - Rolls Royce Olympus
2Naval Engine gas turbine - Rolls Royce Tyne
2Naval Engine propulsion system: COGOG

4Missile Launcher MM38 Exocet single launcher
2Missile Launcher Sea Wolf

2Naval Gun single 20 mm
4Chaff and decoys Seagnat
1Chaff and decoys towed decoy Type 182

2Naval Radar fire direction radar Type 910
1Naval Radar navigation radar Type 1006
1Sonar towed array sonar Type 2031
1Sonar hull mounted sonar Type 2016

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