HMS Ocean (2)

 

Key Facts

Country: United Kingdom
Operator: Royal Navy
Main Role: Landing Platform, Helicopter
Class: ‘Ocean’
Pennant Number: L12
Deck Code: O
Status: Active

History

Narrative Summary

Stuff about RAF Lulsgate etc…

Use – Military, Civil, Dual Use. Status – Operational, Care & Maintenance, Abandoned, Returned to Fields, Built Over. Category – Public Airport, Air Base, Airfield, Landing Strip etc
History Google Maps link. Last Updated. Use – Military, Civil, Dual Use. Status – Operational, Care & Maintenance, Abandoned, Returned to Fields, Built Over. Category – Public Airport, Air Base, Airfield, Landing Strip etc. History Google Maps link. Last Updated

Use – Military, Civil, Dual Use. Status – Operational, Care & Maintenance, Abandoned, Returned to Fields, Built Over. Category – Public Airport, Air Base, Airfield, Landing Strip etc. History Google Maps link. Last Updated. Use – Military, Civil, Dual Use. Status – Operational, Care & Maintenance, Abandoned, Returned to Fields, Built Over. Category – Public Airport, Air Base, Airfield, Landing Strip etc. History Google Maps link. Last Updated.

Key Dates

11 October 1995    HMS Ocean launched
30 September 1998    Ship officially commissioned into service

Aircraft

Flight Deck

The flight-deck runs the full length of the ship. Spots for 5 helicopters are marked out, and two(?) deck lifts provide access to the hangar deck directly below the main deck.

Air Unit

A normal air group of 12 Sea King HC.4 medium-lift helicopters and 6 Lynx AH.7 utility/anti-tank helicopters is provided. The ship can also accommodate Merlin, Chinook or Apache helicopters. It could transport (but not operate) up to 15 Harrier V/STOL jets. The lack of a ski-jump prevents Harrier operation.

Specification

To be added.

More Information

Books

None known

Magazines

Feature articles

Websites

Royal Navy – HMS Ocean

wikipedia: HMS Ocean (L12)

LPH01 Ocean Helicopter Carrier)

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