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 down
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
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





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