Antelope Service History

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Antelope Service History
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<div id="apDiv13" style="color: #000000;"> <table style="color: #000033;" border="1" width="746"> <tbody> <tr> <td><b><span style="color: #000033; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: small;">From</span></b></td> <td><b><span style="color: #000033; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: small;">To</span></b></td> <td><b><span style="color: #000033; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: small;">Details</span></b></td> <td><b><span style="color: #000033; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: small;">Comments</span></b></td> </tr> <tr> <td>1972</td> <td></td> <td>Launched Vosper's woolston Southampton by Lady Kirk</td> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td>1975</td> <td></td> <td>Commissionned (6th Frigate Squadron)</td> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td>1975</td> <td>1977</td> <td>Sea Trials</td> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> <td>1977</td> <td>11-ship Group 5 Deployment to Westen Atlantic led by HMS Tiger</td> <td>Jan-May</td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> <td>1977</td> <td>Visit to St Nazaire for 30th anniversary of HMS Cambleton WWII raid</td> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> <td>1977</td> <td>Silver Jubilee Spithead Portsmouth</td> <td>28th June 1977</td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> <td>1978</td> <td>Belize Guardship &amp; escort to HMS Ark Royal during Caribbean Deployment</td> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> <td>1978</td> <td>Visited Bermuda with HMS Blake</td> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> <td>1979</td> <td>Exercises with Federal German Navy -North European ports visits</td> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> <td>1979</td> <td>Visited Constanta in Rumania with HMS Jupiter</td> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> <td>1979</td> <td>OPorto Portugal</td> <td>Leixões harbour</td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> <td>1980</td> <td>10 month Refit Devonport</td> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> <td>1980</td> <td>Belize Guardship</td> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> <td>1982</td> <td>One of the first ships to reach the Falklands war area after the Argentinian invasion</td> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> <td>23rd May 1982</td> <td colspan="2">Sunk in San Carlos water. Antelope recieved two hits from unexploded bombs during an air raid whilst escorting the 1st re-supply convoy. One bomb exploded whilst being defused.</td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> <td colspan="3"> <img src="https://www.type21club.org.uk/Images/Antelope/Ant-Bomb%20holes.jpg" alt="" width="240" height="148" />  <img src="https://www.type21club.org.uk/Images/Antelope/Antelope4.jpg" alt="1,000lb bomb explodes" width="200" height="158" /> <img src="https://www.type21club.org.uk/Images/Antelope/Antelope%20end.JPG" alt="Sad end of a proud ship" width="202" height="94" /></td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="2"></td> <td>A sad end of a proud ship in San Carlos Water Falkland Islands.</td> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> <td></td> <td></td> <td></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div>
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August 30, 2014 @ 14:04:02 Richie Gough
August 30, 2014 @ 14:02:04 Richie Gough