1984 to 1999    

F93 HMS Beaver

UK Royal Navy

Flight Deck: VB
Call Sign: GBBL
Shipyard: Yarrow


History of UK HMS Beaver F93

1980-jun-20Laid downLaid down
1984-julAircraftAircraft assigned 815 Sq Lynx HAS.3 ZD256/374-VB until c Sep1984
1984-sepAircraftAircraft assigned 815 Sq Lynx HAS.3 ZD268 /375-VB until c Feb1986
1985-oct-07DeploymentDeployment South West Approaches Rescue Beaver Flt Lynx ZD268 winched two injured crewmen from mv Reefer Dolphin in Bay of Biscay and flew them to Treliske Hospital, Truro, refueling aboard HMNLS Banckert en route.
1986-febAircraftAircraft 815 Sq Lynx HAS.2 XZ239 /375-VB assigned, until c Sep 1987
1986-marAircraftAircraft 815 Sq Lynx HAS.2 XZ691/374-VB assigned, until c Feb 1988
1988-marAircraftAircraft assigned 815 Sq Lynx HAS.3 XZ244/374-VB until c Oct 1988
1988-octAircraftAircraft assigned 815 Sq Lynx HAS.3 XZ719 /374-VB until c Jun 1989
1989-julAircraftAircraft assigned 815 Sq Lynx HAS.3GM ZD256/374-VB until c Mar 1990
1989-octDeploymentDeployment Persian Gulf Armilla Patrol On station in Persian Gulf / Straits of Hormuz during Armilla Patrol assignment.
1991-augAircraftAircraft assigned 815 Sq Lynx HAS.3 XZ726 /374-VB until c Jan 1992
1995DeploymentDeployment Operation Sharp Guard Deployed to Adriatic 95/96 in support of Op Sharp Guard.
1997-apr-24AircraftAircraft Wasp NZ3907 on board
2001-febFate: scrappedFate: scrapped sold for scrap

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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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