2004 to present    

F221 Regele Ferdinand

RO Romanian Naval Forces

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

Flight Deck: FR
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History of Type 22 (Batch 2) Boxer class UK HMS Coventry F98

1984-mar-29Laid downLaid down UK Swan Hunter (Wallsend) at Wallsend, Yard No 124. Originally to be named HMS Boadicea.
1988-decAircraftAircraft 829 Sq Lynx HAS.2 XZ696 assigned as Coventry Flt/336-CV, until c Jun 1989
1990-mayDeploymentDeployment Operation Desert Shield/Storm Gulf War with Sea King XZ571/136 embarked
1991-marAircraftAircraft 829 Sq Lynx HAS.2 XZ229 assigned as Coventry Flt/336-CV, until c Oct 1991
1992-julAircraftAircraft 829 Sq Lynx HAS.3GMS XZ230 assigned as Coventry Flt/336-CV, until c Apr 1995
1997-junDeploymentDeployment ordered to Albania coast, primarily to provide protection for election observers
1998-oct-19AircraftAircraft UK HMD Devonport arrived at HMNB Devonport with Lynx HAS.3S XZ724 / 336-CV ranged on the flight deck.
1999-mayAircraftAircraft 815 Sq Lynx HMA.8 ZF562 assigned as Coventry Flt/336-CV, until c Feb 2000
1999-aug-06Port VisitPort Visit DK Copenhagen Holmen STANAVFORLANT visited Copenhagen with 815 NAS Lynx HMA.8 ZF562/336-CV embarked
2001-julDeploymentDeployment Six month deployment for Caribbean patrol
2003-jan-14Fate: transferedFate: transfered to Fortele Navale Romane as Regele Ferdinand

History of RO Regele Ferdinand F221

2004-sep-09CommissionedCommissioned ex UK RN HMS Coventry (F98)
2011-aprDeploymentDeployment off Libya Operation Unified Protector deployed from Constanța for NATO embargo enforcement, off Libya.

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