Alacrity Service History

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Alacrity Service History
<table style="color: #000000;" border="1" width="746"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="78"><b><span style="color: #000033; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: small;">From</span></b></td> <td width="87"><b><span style="color: #000033; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: small;">To</span></b></td> <td width="349"><b><span style="color: #000033; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: small;">Details</span></b></td> <td width="262"><b><span style="color: #000033; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: small;">Comments</span></b></td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> <td align="right">Sep-94</td> <td>Launched Yarrows Scotstoun shipyard by Lady McKaig*</td> <td>*wife of ADM Sir Rae mckaig</td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> <td align="right" width="87">Apr-77</td> <td width="349">Commissioned</td> <td width="262">3rd Frigate Squadron</td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> <td width="87">28/06/77</td> <td width="349">Silver Jubilee Spithead Portsmouth</td> <td width="262"></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="right">1979</td> <td align="right">1980</td> <td>World Deployment</td> <td>Visit included Shanghai /Yangtse River</td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> <td>1980</td> <td>Armilla Patrol Gulf of Oman</td> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> <td>1980</td> <td>NATO exercise Ocean Safari North Atlantic</td> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> <td>Jul 81</td> <td>London (for Prince Charles &amp; Lady Diana Spencer's Wedding)</td> <td>Alongside HMS Belfast</td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> <td width="87">Autumn 81</td> <td width="349">Amsterdam</td> <td width="262">with Arrow, Amazon &amp; Ardent</td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> <td align="right" width="87">1982</td> <td width="349">Falklands war</td> <td width="262">involved in Atlantic Conveyor attack</td> </tr> <tr> <td>11th May 82</td> <td align="right">12th May 82</td> <td>Carried out first transit of Falkland Sound</td> <td>Sunk 3900 ton Argentine naval transport<em><strong><a href="">ARA Isla de Los Estados</a></strong></em> by gunfire This was the only surface naval action during the 1982 war</td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> <td align="right">Sep-82</td> <td>Armilla Patrol Gulf of Oman</td> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> <td align="right" width="87">1984</td> <td width="349">Extended Docking</td> <td width="262">Side Strengthening</td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> <td align="right" width="87">1984</td> <td width="349">Falklands Guardship</td> <td width="262">South Georgia</td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> <td align="right">1985</td> <td>West Indies Guardship</td> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="right">Mar-86</td> <td>end 1987</td> <td>Major refit Devonport</td> <td>313000 miles steamed</td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> <td>mid 1988</td> <td>Falklands Guardship</td> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> <td>1989</td> <td>Exercise Northern star around Norway</td> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="right"></td> <td align="right">1989</td> <td>West Indies Guardship</td> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="right"></td> <td align="right">1990</td> <td>Falklands Guardship</td> <td>visits to Montevideo in Uruguay, Barbados and Fort Lauderdale.</td> </tr> <tr> <td align="right">1992</td> <td align="right">1993</td> <td>West Indies Guardship</td> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> <td>1994</td> <td>sold to Pakistan Navy - now PNS Badr</td> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> <td></td> <td>&nbsp;</td> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> <td></td> <td></td> </tr> </tbody> </table>

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