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  • F221 Regele Ferdinand

    RO Romanian Naval Forces

    1988 to 2001 - UK Royal Navy - Type 22 (Batch 2) Boxer class F98 HMS Coventry    



    2004 to present    



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    History of UK Type 22 (Batch 2) Boxer class F98 HMS Coventry

    1982-dec-14Ordered
    1984-mar-29Laid downUKSwan Hunter at Wallsend, Yard No 124. Originally to be named HMS Boadicea.
    1986-apr-8Launched
    1988-oct-14Commissioned
    1988-decAircraft829 Sq Lynx HAS.2 XZ696 assigned as Coventry Flt/336-CV, until c Jun 1989
    1990-mayDeployment Operation Desert Shield/Storm Gulf War with Sea King XZ571/136 embarked
    1991-marAircraft829 Sq Lynx HAS.2 XZ229 assigned as Coventry Flt/336-CV, until c Oct 1991
    1992-julAircraft829 Sq Lynx HAS.3GMS XZ230 assigned as Coventry Flt/336-CV, until c Apr 1995
    1997-junDeploymentordered to Albania coast, primarily to provide protection for election observers
    1998-oct-19AircraftUKHMD Devonport arrived at HMNB Devonport with Lynx HAS.3S XZ724 / 336-CV ranged on the flight deck.
    1999-mayAircraft815 Sq Lynx HMA.8 ZF562 assigned as Coventry Flt/336-CV, until c Feb 2000
    1999-aug-6Port VisitDKCopenhagen Holmen STANAVFORLANT visited Copenhagen with 815 NAS Lynx HMA.8 ZF562/336-CV embarked
    2001-julDeploymentSix month deployment for Caribbean patrol
    2001-decDecommissioned
    2003-jan-14Fate: transferedto Fortele Navale Romane as Regele Ferdinand

    History of RO F221 Regele Ferdinand

    2004-sep-9Commissionedex UK RN HMS Coventry (F98)
    2011-aprDeploymentoff Libya Operation Unified Protector deployed from Constanța for NATO embargo enforcement, off Libya.

    Specifications

       

        from Regele Ferdinand class
    1Naval Gun Oto Melara 76 mm





    Aircraft

       

        Typical Max
    RO Romanian Naval Forces IAR 330 11


    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    


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