Deployment departed HMNB Devonport for South Atlantic deployment, relieving HMS Danae.
Deployment She sailed to South Georgia just before Christmas arriving at Grytviken on 22 December. She sailed along the coast of South Georgia and returned to Grytviken on Christmas Eve. On Christmas Day she hosted the soldiers of the South Georgia garrison aboard for Christmas Day lunch of venison. The stag had been shot the day before by a sniper from the garrison; part of the garrison s duties being to control the deer population on the Island.
Deployment spent some of 1993 as West Indies Guardship
DeploymentOperation Swanston stood by off Albanian coast to support British nationals, until relieved by HMS London on 22 Sep.
Fate: scrappedAliagaShipbreakers sold for scrap to Layal, Turkey and departed from Portsmouth on 4 Nov 2013, under tow and arrived Aliaga on 14 Nov. The last Type 22 frigate had been recycled/dismantled by 7 Apr 2014.